Infographics | The pandemic has given fever to public debt 'stocks'

The economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is not a sovereign debt crisis, but it forced governments in developed economies to increase leverage in 2020. Spending on protection or stimulus measures will, in most cases, prevent a return to pre-pandemic levels as early as 2021.


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Traditional lay-off workers reach their highest since September in 2005

The number of companies in the lay-off regime provided for in the Labor Code rose from 211 in August to 250 in September.

Portugal is the third European country with less commuting time

More than half (61,3%) of people employed in the European Union traveled less than 30 minutes from home to work last year, according to Eurostat.