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04/15/14 Em Nova York, Padilha diz que SP perde oportunidades com gestão tucana

Em discurso em Nova York, o ex-ministro da Saúde Alexandre Padilha (PT) atacou a gestão do governador Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB) em São Paulo, enquanto enalteceu os feitos das administrações de Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva e Dilma...

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04/01/14 U.S. Said to Import Brazilian Ethanol After Price Rally

The U.S. is importing ethanol from Brazil after an 81 percent rally in domestic prices this year, according to two people with knowledge of a shipment. The vessel Chembulk Ulsan is scheduled to load 5.3 million gallons (20...

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04/01/14 Alcoa to expand mill in Brazil

Alcoa Inc said on Tuesday it planned to spend $40 million to expand its rolling mill in Itapissuma, Brazil, boosting production of specialty aluminum foils for packaging. The company said demand for specialty food and beverage...

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04/01/14 Brazil Stocks Rise as Hot Streak Continues, Up 7% in March

Brazilian stocks rose Monday for the 10th time in 11 sessions and closed higher on hopes for friendlier economic policies from the government and continued low interest rates in the U.S. The benchmark Ibovespa index of most-...

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03/27/14 Brazil's Caixa Sees Less Credit Expansion In 2014

Brazilian state-run bank Caixa Economica Federal expects a slower expansion of its credit portfolio in 2014 after years of rapid growth and sees no need for cash injections by the federal government. Caixa estimates its credit...

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03/27/14 Cargill, Copersucar to create sugar trading giant

U.S. agribusiness company Cargill said on Thursday it was forming a joint sugar trading business with Brazil's Copersucar in a move that will create one of the world's largest traders of the sweetener.

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03/27/14 Brazil's Real Gains Despite Rating Downgrade

Two days after Standard & Poor's cut Brazil's credit rating, the local currency is stronger than it was before the downgrade, raising concerns the gains could be short-lived. The real has been trading at around BRL2.30 to the...

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03/25/14 BRAZIL’S BIGGEST MANAGER SAYS LOCAL BONDS ‘VERY ATTRACTIVE’

Brazil’s local bonds are “very attractive” thanks to increases in the target lending rate while stocks are poised to disappoint because of slowing growth, Banco do Brasil SA’s asset management unit said. Long-term sovereign and...

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03/25/14 Brazil's Real Strengthens a Bit After Current-Account Deficit

The Brazilian real strengthened slightly versus the dollar Monday, as Brazil showed fresh signs of weakness in its accounts and ahead of a credit-rating downgrade. The real exited active trading at BRL2.3216 per dollar, stronger...

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03/25/14 S&P DOWNGRADES BRAZIL CREDIT RATING, CITING WEAK GROWTH

Standard & Poor's cut the credit rating on Brazil's long-term bonds to one notch above junk, citing deteriorating government accounts, rising debt and weakening growth, the latest rebuke for the nation's once-vital economy....

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03/24/14 Profarma anuncia associação com AmerisourceBergen

A distribuidora de medicamentos Profarma anunciou nesta segunda-feira que a farmacêutica americana AmerisourceBergen Corporation ficará com até 19,9% das suas ações, após realizar um aumento de capital na brasileira. O aporte,...

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03/24/14 Brasileiro tem gasto recorde no exterior em fevereiro

Os brasileiros gastaram em viagens internacionais a cifra de US$ 1,915 bilhão no mês passado, resultado recorde para meses de fevereiro. Já os viajantes estrangeiros deixaram no país US$ 591 milhões. Com isso, a rubrica de...

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03/24/14 Brazil Economists Raise 2014 Inflation and Selic Forecasts

Brazil economists raised their 2014 key rate and inflation forecasts, after dry weather caused food prices to surge in the world’s second-largest emerging market. Brazil’s inflation will accelerate to 6.28 percent this year,...

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03/24/14 Brazil’s Biggest Manager Says Local Bonds ‘Very Attractive’

Brazil’s local bonds are “very attractive” thanks to increases in the target lending rate while stocks are poised to disappoint because of slowing growth, Banco do Brasil SA’s asset management unit said. Long-term sovereign and...

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03/21/14 PE Arm of Brazil’s Itau Unibanco Plans Dollar-Denominated Fund

The private-equity arm of Brazil’s giant bank Itaú Unibanco Holdings SA has its eye on another acquisition this year, and is planning its first dollar-denominated fund for local and overseas investors. The bank is joining the...

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03/21/14 NCH Capital Seeks Up to $644 Million for Brazil Fund

NCH Capital Inc., which got its start investing in Russian private equity and stocks in the 1990s, is seeking as much as 1.5 billion reais ($644 million) as it wagers Brazil’s shares are poised for a rebound. James Gulbrandsen,...

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03/20/14 MONEYGRAM EXPANDS IN BRAZIL WITH CONFIDENCE CÂMBIO AGREEMENT

Consumers in Brazil have more options when they send and receive money transfers thanks to an agreement with MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), a leading global money transfer and payment services company and São Paulo, Brazil-based...

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03/20/14 CARGILL TO INVEST $140 MILLION IN BRAZIL STARCH UNIT EXPANSION

The Brazilian division of U.S.-based Cargill CARG.UL plans to invest at least $140 million in the next two years to expand its starch and sweets output in South America's largest economy, an executive told Reuters. Despite Brazil...

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03/20/14 BRAZIL'S ITAU UNIBANCO PRIVATE-EQUITY UNIT PLANS ACQUISITION THIS YEAR

The private-equity arm of Brazil's giant bank Itaú Unibanco Holdings SA has its eye on another acquisition this year, and is planning its first dollar-denominated fund for local and overseas investors. The bank is joining the...

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03/17/14 'Problema de energia terá solução de mercado', diz secretário do Tesouro Nacional

O governo aposta todas as fichas no leilão de energia térmica de longo prazo de abril como solução para a crise energética. Serão ofertados contratos de oito e dez anos, em vez do curto prazo habitual, de até cinco anos. É o que...

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