News Headline Summary

Portuguese finance minister says country passed review by lenders, qualifies for next bailout tranche

- Lenders concluded that the country is making progress despite European economic difficulties.
- Reaffirms forecast for GDP to contract 3% in 2012.
- Maintains 2013 GDP contraction forecast at 1.0%.

Analysis details (18:38)

- The country is now set to receive 6th aid tranche.

19 Nov 2012 - 18:33 - Economic Commentary - Source: Newswires

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