Portuguese dividends among the most attractive in Europe

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Portugal remains one of the countries where companies have the most attractive dividends. Allianz estimates that European companies distribute more than 300 billion euros to shareholders.


Public investment key to economic recovery – DBRS

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According to the financial ratings agency, public investment is key to economic recovery in southern European countries after the pandemic.



Santander closes 60 branches in 2020, another 30 by March

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Santander said it had concentrated its efforts and investment in keeping pace with the digital age, with a progressive reduction of branches and functional redefinition of others.


Business investment fell by 16.3% in 2020

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In a year marked by the pandemic, business investment in Portugal decreased by 16.3%. Companies should invest a little more in 2021.







Portugal announces UK flight ban

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Portugal has decided to "stop" flights to and from the UK in order to reduce the risk of contagion based on the new variant of the coronavirus, António Costa announced.



University of Lisbon closes in-person activity

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The University of Lisbon (UL) is going to close all in-person activities due to the complex epidemiological situation the country is going through.


All schools will close doors for 15 days

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After several criticisms, the Portuguese government decided to back down in its decision to keep the schools open during the general lockdown.



Portugal’s economic indebtedness reaches new highs

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The indebtedness of the non-financial sector rose by 2.1 billion in November to a total of 742.8 billion euros, reaching a new record high.



Galp to keep 70 jobs at Matosinhos logistics park

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Galp will maintain 70 jobs in the logistics park in Matosinhos and is also analysing "possible internal mobility solutions" for some of the workers.