Pedro Passos Coelho, Portugal's prime minister, delivers a speech to his supporters during a political rally ahead of the election in Braga, Portugal, on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Coelho's governing coalition faces the Socialists, which requested the 2011 international rescue and then backed some of the bailout's most important elements when cast out of power. Photographer: Paulo Duartes/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Pedro Passos Coelho

Portugal: Conservative Coalition Likely To Stay In Power (And Ensure Solvency)

BARCLAYS | The results of the general election in Portugal came in broadly in line with recent polls: the PSD/CDS conservative coalition, currently in government, won again with 38,5% of the vote, but it fell short of an absolute majority of seats in parliament. Political instability could potentially also result in early elections after one year.