Greece, Portugal and Ireland required bailouts during financial crisis, while Spain and Italy came close. How are they doing now?
Jean-Claude Junckerâ€™s hailing of Europeâ€™s economic recovery came in terms that would have been unimaginable at the height of the eurozone debt crisis in 2010. Back then, the focus of concern was on a handful of countries that ultimately required bailouts â€“ Greece, Portugal and Ireland â€“ or hovered on the edge of needing rescue, in the case of Spain and Italy. Here is the current state of play with those countriesâ€™ economies.