Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Best Business Schools in Sao Paulo

If you want to study in a business school in Brazil, you should head to Sao Paulo. I see Sao Paulo as the Brazilian version of New York (with a Big Italy neighborhood and many other differences). Even an Argentinean … Continue reading

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Alive from Rio: World Economic Forum on Latin America 2011

You can follow the World Economic Forum on Latin America alive from Rio. As business and government leaders from across the continent are gathering to discuss new opportunities for innovation in areas like infrastructure and environmental sustainability, the complete library of … Continue reading

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Citigroup is hiring in Brazil, says the Financial Times

Nice to be a financial analyst in Brazil right now. Banks are hiring and salaries are going up.  “Citigroup has stepped up hiring in Brazil, joining a growing war for talent among foreign banks seeking greater market share in Latin America’s … Continue reading

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Keep an Eye on Brazil ETFs and Regional Banks: Strategist | ETF Trends

Here is an article from etftrends talking about ETF investments in Brazil. Regional banks are cheap..  I’d appreciate your comments!  “An investment strategist for exchange traded fund (ETF) manager iShares recommends investors keep an eye on Brazil ETFs and regional … Continue reading

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German brewery will market drink with “caipirinha” taste

Caipirinha going global, with a German accent? Yes, and it is called “Bayão”. Veltins, a traditional German brewery, announced it will invest 500 000 euros  to create a bottled beverage  with a caipirinha taste. This is Veltins’  first drink containing … Continue reading

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Citywire analysis: Brazil is now top pick for EM managers

British magazine Citywire runs frequent ranking for investments in Europe. An analysis announced today shows that Brazil is now the top pick for top performing asset managers in emerging markets. “For half of the top ten best performing managers in emerging … Continue reading

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Brazilian steelmaker CSN sells stake in Australian coal miner for $830 million

CSN or Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE: SID) struck a deal to sell its 19.9 percent stake in Australian coal miner Riversdale to mining giant Rio Tinto for $830 million (AUD$780 million), according to its securities filing. CSN, Brazil’s largest diversified … Continue reading

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