Portuguese exports depend on few companies

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Exports and imports in 2016 continue focused on a quite limited number of companies. However, this concentration suffered a relief in comparison to the previous year.

IMF: Portugal should build a fiscal buffer

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IMF says countries with high debt such as Portugal should take advantage of the improvement in their economy to create a budgetary pillow, preventing future shocks like an increase of ECB's interests.

Brussels foresees a 1.4% deficit in 2018

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On the presentation of the Autumn Economic Forecast, the EC foresees the Portuguese economy will grow at the highest rate of the decade and that the unemployment rate will stand below Euro Area's.

The Web Summit will likely stay in Portugal

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The Industry State secretary is confident that the event will continue being organized in Portugal after 2018. The President said that everything had to be done to keep the Web Summit in Portugal.

Ten-year rate is close to 2%, aided by DBRS

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Ten-year interests stand at a new minimum in over two years after DBRS maintained Portugal's outlook and rating. The interest rate is closer to leaving the 2% psychological threshold.