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Davos: a chance for Brazil to regain international confidence

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland ended yesterday debating the world’s most pressing issues and long-term challenges, including inequality, climate change and terrorism. For Brazil, the forum was an opportunity to reverse the negative news flow: low … Continue reading

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The G20 aftermath: The Delhi consensus

The Economist outlines India’s appeal in reporting on the aftermath of the G20 meetings – an interesting contrast with Brazil. “India’s appeal to foreign investors is easy to see. Its economy grew by 8.8% in the year to the second … Continue reading

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Itau Surpasses Goldman Sachs in Brazilian Bond Underwriting

July 13 (Bloomberg) — Itau Unibanco Holding SA overtook Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in Brazilian bond underwriting, leading a push by local banks to grab market share from international banks hurt by the global financial crisis. Itau, … Continue reading

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Brazilian companies getting more “global” in February

Brazilian companies appetite for investments abroad is growing again. In February, the Brazilian Central Bank index IBD (Brazilian direct investment) hit US$ 4,2 billions.  With this result, Central Bank has already revised its forecasts for the year; now they expects an … Continue reading

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Brazil: again the safe port for investors?

Negative news flows from Europe may impact investor’s confidence in the short-term. It would be too optimist to think that Brazil is completely immune to a change in investors flows.  Nonetheless, the Brazilian Central Bank has recently lifted part of the liquidity relief measures. … Continue reading

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