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S&P And The IMF Back The Portuguese Economy

The PSI outpaced other European stock markets yesterday, boosted by S&P’s decision to raise Portugal’s investment grade (BBB-) for the first time since 2012: the Portuguese market “celebrated” the milestone with a 1.9% rise.


Brazil-privatisations

Brazil’s Privatisations Plan: Which Spanish Companies Would Be Interested?

Víctor Peiro (GVC Gaesco) | The emerging markets are performing well this year and so the context is favourable for revisiting the privatisation process in those countries. Brazil is set to sell off a raft of different assets, including state-owned utility Electrobrás. Several big Spanish companies could be interested in acquiring these assets.