Latest update: 24/01/2011
Does Portugal need a bailout?
Portugal saw its borrowing costs surge shortly after the Irish bailout was announced, prompting fear that the country will soon fail to finance itself on the market. But in Lisbon, the government insists the successful sale of €750 million Treasury bills at a favourable rate shows the country still deserves the trust of foreign investors.
Presented by Christophe Robeet
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
Programme prepared by Soumaya Benaissa