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07/21/17 Santander’s ‘Main Bet’ Is Brazil’s Local Corporate Bond Market

Brazil’s $1.2 trillion fund industry is flocking to local corporate bonds in search of higher yields as benchmark interest rates decline, according to Banco Santander Brasil SA, the country’s biggest foreign lender. “My main bet...

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07/21/17 Temer arrives in Argentina for Mercosur Summit

President Michel Temer landed in Mendoza, Argentina on Thursday (20) night to attend the 50th Meeting of the Common Market Council and Summit of Heads of State of Mercosur and Associated States. Among the priorities, closer ties...

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07/20/17 CARREFOUR: Company Prices Brazilian Unit Share At R$ 15 In IPO

Carrefour's Brazilian unit share were priced at R$ 15 each in an initial public offering (IPO), or at the bottom of the indicative R$ 15 to R$ 19 price range. Stocks will start trading tomorrow in Brazil's B3. Carrefour sold 205,...

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07/20/17 CARREFOUR: Company Prices Brazilian Unit Share At R$ 15 In IPO

Carrefour's Brazilian unit share were priced at R$ 15 each in an initial public offering (IPO), or at the bottom of the indicative R$ 15 to R$ 19 price range. Stocks will start trading tomorrow in Brazil's B3. Carrefour sold 205,...

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07/20/17 Brazilian aircraft takes on an American military icon

Perched in the cockpit of one of the newest military aircraft in the world as it streaks through the sky, I've got a front row seat for a Brazilian sales pitch aimed at unseating an American icon. Brazilian aircraft manufacturer...

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07/19/17 Iron King Vale Is Expected to Post Record Output in Volatile Market

The reigning iron-ore king Vale SA is expected to set another quarterly production record, giving investors more to ponder in what has been a seesawing year for the main steel-making ingredient. On Thursday, the Rio de Janeiro-...

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07/18/17 Netflix Is Booming Outside of America

Netflix Inc. shares soared after the streaming-video provider scored a record second quarter, surpassing forecasts for subscriber growth and boosting its international audience past the domestic total for the first time....

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07/18/17 Andorra Bank Targets Wealthy Brazilians in Miami for Growth Plan

Andbank, the Andorran private bank with $26 billion under management, is joining the rush to grab market share among wealthy Brazilians living in Miami. The micro-state’s largest bank has hired seven people for its Latin America...

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07/18/17 Horton Opens Office In Brazil

Brazil is the largest national economy in Latin America, the world’s eighth largest economy at market exchange rates and the seventh largest in purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund and the World...

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07/17/17 EU, Brazil to propose farm subsidies overhaul to appease developing nations

The European Union and Brazil will tell the World Trade Organization on Monday they are ready to shake up generous farm subsidies to reform a global trade landscape widely seen as stacked against emerging countries. The WTO’s...

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07/17/17 Brazilian Oil and Gas Industry: an Update

Brazil went through a period of increasing expectations for economic growth and social development in the first decade after Law 9.478/97, the Petroleum Law. In those years, positive institutional changes and a series of...

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07/17/17 Brazil to open up 860,000 acres of protected Amazon rainforest to logging, mining and farming

The Brazilian environment ministry is proposing the release of 860,000 acres in the National Forest of Jamanxim for agricultural use, mining and logging. The government’s order was a compromise measure after protests from local...

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07/17/17 Temer discusses plan to strengthen dialogue with Argentina

President Michel Temer met this Friday (14) with Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Jorge Faurie and Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes to discuss the implementation of the Brazil-Argentina Action Plan, which...

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07/17/17 BRAZIL TO ADDRESS U.S. BEEF BAN DURING VISIT

Brazil’s minister of agriculture will meet with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Monday in an attempt to resume fresh beef exports to the United States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture halted beef imports from Brazil...

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07/14/17 Brazil soybean exports on pace to reach record

Higher soybean supplies available for export, strong demand from China and weakening of the local currency have Brazil’s soybean exports on pace to hit a record of 62 million tonnes for market year 2016-17, according to a July 5...

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07/14/17 Maggi goes to the US to discuss reopening market for Brazilian meat

Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi will meet with US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in Washington next Monday (17) to discuss the resumption of Brazilian beef exports to the United States. According to the...

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07/14/17 China's HNA buys Odebrecht stake in Rio Airport for $19 million

The transport unit of Odebrecht SA, the Brazilian conglomerate at the heart of a global graft scandal, has concluded the sale of a stake in Rio de Janeiro international airport to China's HNA Infrastructure Co Ltd (0357.HK) for $...

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07/13/17 Itau’s Miami Growth Fueled by Brazil Investors Escaping Mess

Brazil’s Itau Unibanco Holding SA says its Miami private-banking business is booming despite the political and economic crisis at home. Or perhaps because of it. “In bad environments, it grows for diversification,” Carlos...

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07/13/17 The Brazilian Economic Turnaround Offers Positive Currency Risks

I have been following Brazil (NYSEARCA: EWZ) for a while now and you can read my March 2016 article on CEMIG (NYSE: CIG) here. The difference between now and then is that the situation in Brazil has been improving, the economy is...

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07/12/17 Mercadolibre to debut lending, logistics services in Brazil

Argentine online marketplace Mercadolibre Inc is diving into areas like lending and logistics management, which once belonged exclusively to large financial and retail groups, to increase market share in Brazil, a top executive...

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