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Lenders give Lisbon blessing to quit bailout programme International lenders have ended their final review of Portugal's three-year bailout on a positive note – paving the way for Lisbon to wind up its €78bn rescue programme in two weeks. Pedro Passos Coelho, prime minister, is expected to announce on … Full News here – Read…

Lisbon's rescue programme at critical point Although Portugal's bailout programme runs through to the middle of 2014, it faces its most critical test in September when it must repay €5.8bn in sovereign bonds without help from bailout lenders, which have already distributed €64bn to Lisbon, or … Full News here – Read more on Financial…

IMF "reasonably" upbeat on Portugal bailout programme LISBON, July 17 (Reuters) – Portugal's economic adjustment under an EU/IMF bailout has "reasonably strong" chances of success, although rising challenges, mainly from the euro zone crisis, risk deepening its recession, the International Monetary Fund … Full News here – Read more on Reuters