Category Archives: Article review

L’Oréal’s lab in Rio

L’Oréal will invest 70 million reais in a research and innovation facility on the island of Bom Jesus, in Rio de Janeiro. Emerging markets focus The laboratory will intensify the development of products adapted to the Brazilian and Latin American markets. … Continue reading

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In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology

In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology Transcript GWEN IFILL: Next, we take another look at economic inequality, this time in a developing nation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how one man is using technology to transform … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Oil Boom

from The Economist, 5 November Filling up the future Its remarkable offshore oil bonanza could do Brazil a lot of good. But getting the most out of it will not be easy Nov 5th 2011 GEOLOGICAL structures of vast antiquity … Continue reading

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BBC: “Brazil eases rules on conserving Amazon rainforest”

BBC came out with an interesting article about the polemic amended law Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies has voted to ease restrictions on the amount of land farmers must preserve as forest. The amended law also grants some amnesties for previous … Continue reading

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A foreign impression on Brazilian attitude about upfront fee

When doing cross culture business, some things become very important. Fees are one of them. The modus operandi in each culture varies substantially. The question of upfront fees can become an issue that will interfere in the deal itself. If things are … Continue reading

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“Go east, young moneyman!”

The economist published an article entitled Go east, young moneyman. Following is the opening paragraph: « “A LOT of my friends are going to Asia and Latin America to do their internships,” says Ben Zhang, a student at the University of … 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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