Categories: Portugal

Portugal Bears Brunt of Greek Contagion

Posted by: David Tweed on January 31

Poor Portugal. The country's bonds have borne the brunt of investor frustration over Greece's failure to reach an accord with private bondholders on writing down the value of their...


Financial markets are on the edge as investors await a solution to the European debt crisis. This blog examines the banks that hold billions of euros worth of Greek, Italian, and other sovereign debt; the governments that must pay off or refinance that debt; and the implications for the worldwide financial system if they can't.

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