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12/10/18 Brazil's Bolsonaro to Tackle Pension Overhaul Piecemeal

BRASILIA — Right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he plans to tackle the overhaul of Brazil's fiscally burdensome pension system with piecemeal reforms that can pass Congress, starting with an increase in the...

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12/10/18 The end of the year marks high hopes for Brazil in 2019

The economic recovery hoped for in 2018 didn't really materialise, but the year ends with a post-election optimistic glow. Surging confidence indicators and continued monetary stimulus are all good signs for a faster recovery,...

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12/10/18 Brazil’s 2019 Earnings Growth May Top Emerging-Market Peers

One of the main drivers of Brazil’s monster rally this year should continue at full steam: earnings growth. Brazil’s Ibovespa index has advanced over 15 percent so far this year, one of the best performers among main global...

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12/07/18 Big Deflation Sparks Talk of No Rate Hike in Brazil Next Year

Bets that Brazil may hold interest rates at a record low throughout 2019 gained strength on Friday after the country posted its biggest monthly deflation in 1-1/2 years. Consumer prices measured by the benchmark IPCA index fell 0...

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12/06/18 Petrobras to invest $84.1bn to enhance production in Brazil

Petrobras has unveiled plans to invest $84.1bn in deepwater exploration and production projects in Brazil, as well as raise $27bn through asset sales and partnerships by 2023. Around $69bn of the planned investment will be...

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12/06/18 UPDATE 1-Brazil likely to produce another large coffee crop in 2019 -company

SAO PAULO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Brazil is likely to produce another large coffee crop next year after the record output of 60 million 60-kg bags in 2018, despite the ‘off’ year for arabica trees, according to estimates from Brazil’s...

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12/06/18 UPDATE 1-Brazil auto industry is optimistic for 2019, despite November slump

SAO PAULO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Brazil auto production and sales fell in November, but industry representatives said on Thursday they are optimistic that 2019 will be a year of growth, thanks to a new incentive plan and expectations...

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12/05/18 Why The United States Should Make A Pivot Towards Brazil

As South America weans off the left-wing, anti-American tide that swept it over the past two decades, especially after the overwhelming recent triumph of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential elections, a great opportunity...

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12/05/18 Brazil could open up 43 mln hectares of new agricultural land - SLC

SAO PAULO, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Brazil, which accounts for some 7 percent of the world's grain output, has potential to expand arable land for agriculture on an estimated 43 million hectares in the vast central Cerrado region, a...

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12/05/18 Plan wants to boost Brazil to the position of world champion of food security

The former Agriculture Minister, Roberto Rodrigues, presented a State plan for agriculture at the meeting of the Higher Council of Agribusiness (Cosag), of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (Fiesp) , which...

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12/03/18 Brazil Nov manufacturing activity up on strong demand

BRASILIA, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Strong demand pushed manufacturing activity in Brazil higher at the fastest rate in eight months in November, a private survey showed on Monday, painting a bright picture for the sector going forward....

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12/03/18 Betting on ethanol, Brazilian mills turn sour on sugar

LONDON/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian sugar companies are increasing their capacity to produce ethanol in the face of depressed global sugar prices and government policies expected to boost demand for the biofuel. A shift to...

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12/03/18 Maggi defends additional resources for Embrapa

A technological city to be built in São Paulo, where Ceagesp is installed, is currently expected to be a source of funds for Embrapa's budget, said Minister Blairo Maggi (Agriculture, Livestock and Supply) at the closing of the...

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11/30/18 EMERGING MARKETS-Latam shares, FX rise; Brazil stocks hit record high

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Latin American shares rose on Thursday with Brazil stocks hitting an all time high and Mexican shares climbing 2 percent, while most regional currencies firmed as the dollar steadied. Minutes of the U.S....

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11/30/18 Santander Sees Brazil Poised for $30 Billion Equity Sale Bonanza

At least 30 initial public offerings are expected to raise about $15 billion over the next 18 months in Brazil, while secondary sales should amount to another $15 billion, according to Banco Santander Brasil SA. “2019 is going to...

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11/30/18 Brazil Q3 GDP bounces back from impact of strike, meets expectations

BRASILIA, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The Brazilian economy accelerated sharply in the third quarter as record-low interest rates and a one-off government-led boost helped it bounce back from the impact of a nationwide truckers' strike....

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11/29/18 Upstart Streaming Service DAZN Sets Sights on Soccer in Brazil

Live-sports streaming service DAZN is adding a key battleground to its global expansion with plans to launch in Brazil, just a couple of weeks after announcing a foray into Spain. The Brazilian rollout will initially focus on...

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11/29/18 How regulation created a fintech boom in Brazil

Brazil is the ninth biggest economy in the world and leads ecommerce in Latin America with its 150,000,000 internet users. Brazilian fintech companies are playing an important role in navigating domestic complexities and creating...

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11/29/18 Brazil's Generation Z aims for technology careers

Brazil's Generation Z wants to work in roles related to the development and implementation of new technologies, according to research. As part of a Dell study carried out globally by Dimensional Research, some 704 individuals...

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11/28/18 Solving Financial Inclusion: A Real-World Example In Brazil

The marketplace contains a significant amount of information and news about the need for financial inclusion. Statistics are ample. White papers are ubiquitous. Pundits are pervasive. The topic benefits from significant attention...

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