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Top of the agenda: what you can't miss in the economy and markets this week

Retail sales and inflation will be the main economic indicators, but it will be Mário Centeno who should focus his attention. The former finance minister will be heard in Parliament this Wednesday, as part of his appointment as governor of Banco de Portugal. The next day he will conduct the last meeting as president of the Eurogroup, in which the replacement will be chosen.

Zara owner discloses real estate portfolio valued at more than 15 billion euros

The Pontegadea group, owned by Amancio Ortega, made real estate investments last year in the amount of 2.065 million euros. Major operations were carried out in the USA and the United Kingdom, with 61% of the global real estate portfolio being located in Europe.

Brussels today updates economic forecasts of the impact of the pandemic

The European Commission publishes this Tuesday the summer interim macroeconomic forecasts, in which it will update its projections of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economies of the Member States and the euro area and the EU as a whole.

"Formula 1 is the biggest sporting event that we will host since Euro 2004", stresses CEO of Autódromo Internacional do Algarve

In an interview with Jornal Económico, Paulo Pinheiro, CEO of Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, is confident that this will be a huge opportunity for Formula 1 to return, 24 years after the last Portuguese Grand Prix, riding on a Portuguese track.
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Is it possible to take a vacation during the lay-off? Yes, and there can be no cuts in the subsidy

This regime does not prevent the duration and enjoyment of the holiday period, clarify DGERT and ACT. Workers covered by this scheme are entitled to holiday pay without any reduction, which is fully supported by the employer.

Are you a student and looking for accommodation? There is a new platform to help

The tool is available at www.student.alfredo.pt and will aggregate information collected in “real estate portals and sector agencies, in a total of more than 20 different platforms, according to the Government.

PremiumHuawei and JE debate on Tuesday the role of technology in the economic recovery

This Tuesday, the cycle of online conferences promoted by JE and Huawei on what role technology will play in the economic recovery kicks off. Watch live at 11am on JE's website and social networks.

Have questions about the lay-off? JE answers your questions

Are you in lay-off and want to see some of your doubts clarified? Send your question to economize@jornaleconomico.pt and ask your question. See it answered in this article.

Miguel Stilwell de Andrade is the new interim CEO of EDP

While António Mexia is suspended from his duties as CEO, he will be replaced, on an interim basis, by Miguel Stilwell de Andrade, who will also accumulate the functions of CFO of EDP. The company rejects having committed any irregularity or benefiting from the replacement of the PPAs by the CMEC.

Mexia and Manso Neto suspended for eight months. Appeal does not suspend the effects of the coercion measure

The suspension is eight months - the maximum provided by law for this coercion measure - and will not be interrupted, because in this specific case the appeal has no suspensive effects.

Suspensions of António Mexia and Manso Neto are already echoed in the international press

The agency “Reuters” and the Spanish newspaper “Expansión” published articles on the reinforcement of the enforcement measures requested by the Public Prosecutor, in the scope of the 'EDP case', to Judge Carlos Alexandre, who decreed the suspension of functions of António Mexia and Manso Grandson of the leadership of EDP and EDP Renováveis.

Defense of Mexia and Manso Neto will appeal the decision of Carlos Alexandre

Early departure from Mexia may alter balance of power at EDP. Defense of António Mexia and Manso Neto will appeal the decision that prevents the two managers from performing functions in the EDP group. “Yes, without any doubts”, guarantees lawyer João Medeiros.

EDP ​​Supervisory Board meets emergency today

Chairman of the General and Supervisory Board of EDP, Luís Amado, called a meeting of the organ, composed of 20 more members, after the suspension of functions of António Mexia was decreed.

Watch the Webinar now: Mobility in the future

What challenges and opportunities will the mobility and public transport sector have in the future? Watch the webinar and find out the answer.

The importance of Business Management

All companies must integrate their management and have their areas connected, allowing them to have a 360º view of your company, reducing costs and increasing profitability.

Watch the Webinar at 15pm today: Mobility in the future

Mobility in the future is one of the most debated topics lately. In this webinar you will have the possibility to know what challenges and opportunities the sector will have in the future.

Watch the Webinar: Renewable Energies

What challenges and opportunities will the energy transition have in the future? Stay on top of the theme in this webinar dedicated to renewable energies.

Eticadata celebrates 30 years. Meet the national reference in the technological area

Created in the 90s, Eticadata is today a reference in the market for new technologies in Portugal. To mark the anniversary, they renew their facilities and prepare the way for the future. Learn more about the Portuguese company in this conversation with José Gonçalves, CEO Eticadata Software.

Watch the Webinar at 15pm today: Renewable Energies

The energy transition is one of the priorities of Portugal and the European Union and in this webinar you will have the opportunity to understand what challenges and opportunities this process faces.
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Socialist deputy throws “barb” at Medina because of Lisbon tourism

Filipe Neto Brandão shared a February interview in which the mayor said that “Lisbon tourism was worth six Autoeuropas” shortly after the “The Independent” article was published in which Medina launched an attack on short-term rentals.

Horta Osório will leave leadership of Lloyds bank

After almost a decade at the helm of the British banking institution, António Horta Osório will step down in 2021. Robin Budenberg is the new chairman of the board of directors, who is taking up his duties today. "I will continue to count [on the team] until we finish implementing our strategic plan," said the Portuguese manager.

PSI 20 closes 'flat' on the day the CMVM suspended the trading of EDP and EDPR shares

The CMVM suspended the trading of EDP and EDP Renováveis ​​securities while waiting for information from the companies to the market after the respective executive presidents, António Mexia and João Manso Neto, were suspended from their duties with immediate effect by court order.

Tax authorities have to charge 15 billion euros in taxes

The Tax and Customs Authority (AT) has to collect 14.919 million euros in taxes, with more than half of the taxpayers' debt suspended, reveals the Report on Combating Fraud and Tax and Customs Evasion with the balance of 2019.

What does Kanye West have to do to enter the White House race?

So far, the musician has not revealed any further details of his claims. Looking for support from the parties or an independent candidacy? As for support, West already has that of Tesla and SpaceX owner, Elon Musk: “You have all my support”.

Uber buys rival Uber Eats for more than two billion euros

Uber's interest in Postmates was revealed at the end of June and the deal is taking several readings: one points to a strengthening of Uber Eats in the North American market; another reading is that the deal will be a response to Just Eat Takeway's acquisition of Grubhub.

Spanish companies keep the majority of public works in Portugal

National companies ensure only one third of the 1.431 million awarded since the beginning of 2019, writes “Público”.

Belgian technology is recruiting for the Lisbon team

Sigma Conso received an investment from the fund manager Fortino Capital Partners, which allows it to hire three more programmers for the skills center in the Portuguese capital.

Virus similar to the one that causes Covid-19 arrived in Wuhan in 2013

The samples were from a bat-infested copper mine that was being investigated after six men, who were cleaning the excrement of the mammal, contracted pneumonia.

Iran: Natanz nuclear facilities may have been targeted by Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu's government was very unclear about the country's possible involvement in an attack on various Iranian infrastructures linked to the production of atomic energy.

Suggestions for staying active in a pandemic time

Even during this pandemic crisis, do not neglect your health. Call your family doctor when you think it is necessary and respect his instructions. Be an active and healthy senior!

Is it possible to take a vacation during the lay-off? Yes, and there can be no cuts in the subsidy

This regime does not prevent the duration and enjoyment of the holiday period, clarify DGERT and ACT. Workers covered by this scheme are entitled to holiday pay without any reduction, which is fully supported by the employer.

Green Minute: What is the FSC seal?

Minuto Verde is an environmental awareness item produced by Quercus and issued on RTP1 business days since 2006.

Three Portuguese health startups recognized in European program

Bac3Gel, C-mo Medical Solutions and Criam are among the finalists for two health care accelerators from EIT Health.

PS wants to know if the pandemic has affected the international visibility of Portuguese startups

Socialists fear that the epidemiological outbreak has affected the international visibility of the Portuguese entrepreneurship ecosystem, namely in attracting foreign investors, and ask the Government for data to assess how the sector has been affected.

PremiumYou Travel Me bets on the Madeira market

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Safe Income in Lisbon: First competition with 177 applications

The first call for Renda Segura, the Lisbon City Council program to rent houses to private owners and sub-lease them under the affordable income regime received 177 applications.

The Hood challenges Portuguese talents to make urban art on buses

The reopening of The Hood has a great novelty: the first anti-mall in Portugal now has mobile structures for the catering segment, intervened by national artists.

Student Housing Observatory now available online

The Student Housing Observatory is now available to assist higher education students in finding accommodation in each municipality, including those in which real estate pressure is most felt.

White Sand Capital Portugal invests two million euros to renew Dolce Vita Ovar

White Sand Capital Portugal, the new owner of Dolce Vita Ovar, has started an investment plan in the order of two million euros to transform this shopping center with a new concept.

ALEP demands clarification from the Lisbon Chamber on intention to end local accommodation

The Association of Local Accommodation in Portugal today demanded a clarification from the Lisbon Chamber on the intention to end AL in the capital, in order to transform it into houses for workers.

Champions League in Portugal will be extremely important for the country

The realization of the Champions League, in Portugal, will be extremely important, not only for the Lisbon Marriott but for the cities where the games are held, as well as for the country as a whole, reveals Manuela Durão.

North without breast cancer screening since March

Northern screening units have been closed since March, due to a lack of agreement between the Portuguese League Against Cancer (LPCC) and the Regional Health Administration. The Northern content without breast cancer screening since March appears first in Saúde Online.

Ministry of Health entity pays workers private insurance

Insurance contracted by SPMS for workers without ADSE has a cost of 100 thousand euros per year. Ministry of Marta Temido was unaware of the acquisition and will reevaluate the decision. The content of the Ministry of Health entity pays private insurance to workers appears first in Saúde Online.

WHO to discontinue use of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalized patients

The use of hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir / ritonavir in the treatment of hospitalized patients will be discontinued, due to the lack of evidence to reduce the mortality of infected patients. The WHO content will discontinue the use of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalized patients appears first in Saúde Online.

Covid-19: Lack of environmental health technicians calls into question health surveillance

Deficit of 45% of these professionals in Public Health Units is worrying, warns the Unions of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technicians. The Covid-19 content: Lack of environmental health technicians calls into question health surveillance appears first in Saúde Online.

Chinese city on alert after detecting suspected case of black plague

A northern Chinese city today issued a level 3 health alert, the second lowest on the Asian country scale, after being diagnosed with a possible case of bubonic plague The content Chinese city on alert after detecting suspected case of plague black appears first in Saúde Online.

Stroke patient: Diagnostics and treatments “have always been assured”

In an interview with SaúdeOnline, the neurologist at the Hospital and University Center of Coimbra and a member of the Portuguese Society of Stroke says that "it was possible to mitigate the impact (of the pandemic) on the diagnosis" and treatment of the stroke patient, through the Via Verde system of Stroke The content of Stroke Sick: Diagnoses and treatments “have always been assured” appears first in Saúde Online.
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Deutsche Telekom intensifies partnership with Huawei for 5G

Germany is one of the countries that has resisted requests from the United States to exclude the Chinese technological giants from developing the fifth generation mobile network (5G), for security reasons.

Brexit, Eurogroup and restaurants. Today there are “Markets in Action”, at 17 pm

Follow the "Markets in Action" on JE TV, through the website and social networks of Jornal Económico.

Municipalities financed public transport with more than 186 million in 2017 and 2018

The municipalities of the continent spent, in 2017 and 2018, more than 186 million euros in financing public passenger transport and the largest share was for school transport, revealed the Mobility and Transport Authority.
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