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08/24/16 Brazil’s Inflation Slows in Mid-August on Food Price Relief

Brazil’s consumer inflation decelerated broadly in line with expectations in the month through mid-August as the impact of recent food price shocks faded. Inflation as measured by the IPCA-15 index came in at 0.45 percent...

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08/23/16 In article, Temer says that the world ‘rediscovered Brazil’

Acting President of the Republic Michel Temer reaffirmed that the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro ‘were an absolute success’, and that the positive result was fruit of the work of the people who built the necessary infrastructure...

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08/23/16 Brazil Beyond The Olympics: Good News For Emerging Market Investors

A colorful ceremony Sunday night signaled the end of this year’s Olympic fervor and fanfare. Despite fears, setbacks, and controversies – including reports of possible terror plots, concerns over newly detected “super bacteria”...

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08/23/16 Brazil Real Rallies With Emerging Markets as Pay Hikes Delayed

Brazil’s real advanced as Acting President Michel Temer delayed pay increases for public workers, bolstering confidence that he’ll be able to shore up the budget. The currency rose 0.3 percent to 3.1925 per dollar at 10:23 a.m....

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08/23/16 Chinese influence grows in Brazilian power sector

Chinese power conglomerates are being welcomed in Brazil at a time when proposed Beijing-driven power takeovers are experiencing opposition in North America, Europe and Australia. Just last week the Australian government...

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08/22/16 What Can Investors Expect From Brazil's Economy?

Hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics was a monumental undertaking for a country going through a period of severe economic turmoil. In a recent article, I explained, ”If Latin America held an Olympics with categories for economic...

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08/22/16 Rio Olympics 2016: Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo

The colourful ceremony, lasting almost three hours, celebrated Brazil's arts and was held in a wet Maracana. Among the highlights were Tokyo's impressive showcase and a vibrant carnival parade. "These were a marvellous Olympics,...

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08/19/16 Brazil Real Outperforms as Central Bank Scales Back Intervention

Brazil’s real posted the only gain in emerging markets Friday as the central bank scaled back efforts to weaken the currency. The real gained 0.5 percent to 3.2243 per dollar as of 1:33 p.m. in Sao Paulo, leaving it down 1...

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08/19/16 A Brazil turnaround is on the way: Fixed income expert

Confidence in Brazil's economy is returning, with bond and stock markets starting to climb, heralding the start of a turnaround for the Latin American country, experts have told CNBC. Brazilian fixed income has been one of...

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08/19/16 The Gold Medal for Buying Up Brazilian Assets Goes to China Inc.

China may be lagging behind in the medal count during this year’s Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, but it’s winning the competition for Brazilian assets. No country has done more acquisitions in Brazil this year than China, which...

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08/18/16 The Brazilian Tech Sector is Booming

Although the ongoing political unrest helped drag the national economy to a steep recession in the past couple of years, the tech innovation and startup sector has seen a sharp rise in Brazil, attracting foreign investments,...

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08/18/16 In Quest Of The Olympic Spirit: The Olympic Flame Over Maracana

The term ‘Olympic Stadium’ designates a very distinct feature of real estate: it is a sports venue dedicated to the Olympic Games. More specifically, the Olympic Stadium is considered the ‘crown jewel’ of a host city’s Olympic...

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08/17/16 Top 5 things you need to know to export your product to Brazil

The world’s eyes are on Brazil as the 2016 Summer Olympics continue in Rio de Janeiro this month. As one of the BRICS nations and the economic leader of Latin America, Brazil is certainly an important market to consider. But...

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08/17/16 Doing Business in Brazil? Team USA Learned the Hard Way

To American shoppers, the Team USA Olympic store in Rio’s ritzy Ipanema wouldn’t be out of place in any upscale suburban shopping mall, with clothes from Ralph Lauren and Nike, and jewelry from designer Alex and Ani. The store,...

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08/16/16 Brazil Real Rises as Government Seen Boosting Growth Forecast

The real advanced amid speculation the government will soon boost growth forecasts while lackluster economic data out of the U.S. undermines the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, boosting the attractiveness of...

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08/15/16 Brazil Stocks Rise as Petrobras’s Gain Adds to Economic Optimism

The Ibovespa rose to the highest level in almost two years as an advance in crude oil lifted the shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA while estimates for a faster economic recovery fueled bets on companies that rely on domestic...

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08/15/16 New Metric for Video Campaigns in Brazil; Adsmovil Partners Brazilian Startup

This week in the Latin American Roundup: DynAdmic launches AVOC metric in Brazil aiming to influence the online video market away of traditional complete CPV; a partnership between Adsmovil and In Loco Media in mobile apps...

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08/15/16 Watch Brazil for More Than Just the Olympics

With all eyes on Brazil because it is hosting the Olympics, it seems a good time to look at some Brazilian companies. Yes, Brazil's economy is struggling and the country has a bunch of political turmoil, but with about 200...

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08/12/16 Brazil set to welcome GM corn imports from the US

Brazil, which is struggling with a severe corn shortage, is preparing to open the door to genetically modified corn imports from the US. The Latin American country could “run out of corn by 2017”, warned the US Department of...

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08/12/16 Brazilian banks discuss Samsung Pass rollouts

Samsung is in talks with Brazilian banks about possible trials of its iris scanning technology. Senior head of mobile products at Samsung Brazil, Renato Citrini, told newspaper Valor that the company is negotiating the...

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