Portugal economy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19622/all en Portugal asks EU for bailout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110406/portugal-bailout-eu <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; Plunging confidence in Portugal&#39;s bonds has pushed the country to the brink of bankruptcy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110406/portugal-bailout-eu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis IMF Portugal Portugal economy Debt Crisis Europe Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:46:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5635902 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal's unique economic mess http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110425/portugal-bailout-eu-imf <p> LISBON &mdash; Portugal didn&#39;t share in its neighbors&#39; boom before the 2008 bust left it facing painful austerity measures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110425/portugal-bailout-eu-imf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis IMF Portugal Portugal economy Business Debt Crisis Europe Spain Tue, 26 Apr 2011 10:04:32 +0000 Paul Ames 5640204 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal becomes third euro country to get bailout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110504/portugal-third-euro-bailout <p> Portugal has struck a deal for a &euro;78 billion ($116 billion) package to rescue the country from its heaving debt, the government announced.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110504/portugal-third-euro-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Portugal economy Debt Crisis Europe Wed, 04 May 2011 05:07:00 +0000 News Desk 5642274 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Europeans decry ongoing support for shaky southern Europe economies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110506/eu-debt-crisis-euro-zone-eurosceptic-parties <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; Some northern Europeans have had enough of shipping funds to what they regard as profligate peripheral partners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110506/eu-debt-crisis-euro-zone-eurosceptic-parties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux euro zone crisis European Union Finland Portugal Portugal economy the Netherlands Debt Crisis Europe Ireland Spain Sat, 07 May 2011 11:56:48 +0000 Paul Ames 5643007 at http://www.globalpost.com The euro zone's future hangs on Portuguese elections http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110603/portugual-election-euro-zone <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; Fears of protracted political instability in Portugal would risk undermining market confidence in the country&#39;s ability to slash its budget deficit and reform labor markets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110603/portugual-election-euro-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Portugal Portugal economy Debt Crisis Elections Europe Politics Sat, 04 Jun 2011 10:28:03 +0000 Paul Ames 5649056 at http://www.globalpost.com European Commission criticizes Portuguese ratings downgrade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110706/portugal-bailout-eu-moodys-junk-credit-rating <p> The Commission questioned of the &quot;appropriateness of behaviour&quot; of international ratings agencies, which in addition to Moody&#39;s include Standard &amp; Poor&#39;s and Fitch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110706/portugal-bailout-eu-moodys-junk-credit-rating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Warming IMF Portugal Portugal economy Business Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Wed, 06 Jul 2011 12:56:00 +0000 News Desk 5669557 at http://www.globalpost.com