Brazilian Transnational Companies are debated in Paris at the CERALE

A very interesting conference took place yesterday evening at the Centre d’Etudes et Recherche Amérique Latine en Europe (CERALE). Background of the discussion The Brazilian economy performed very well during the 2007/8 financial crisis. The impact of the crisis did no last for a long period and the economic policy implemented to offset the impactContinue reading “Brazilian Transnational Companies are debated in Paris at the CERALE”

How is Brazil, the brand, doing?

How is Brazil, the brand, doing? The economy is doing well, international magazines such as The Economist, The Wall Street Journal have dedicated a lot of space to Brazil. But is the brand Brazil a positive one? Does it attract business and tourists? Martin Sorrell, one of the most important man in world advertising, gave anContinue reading “How is Brazil, the brand, doing?”

Stock exchanges of São Paulo and Hong Kong will work together in 2012

Brazilian and Hong Kong companies may be able to list shares on each others’ local exchanges from January 2012, Brazilian newspaper  Journal Valor reported on July 12th. Brazilian and Asian bourses are working together to create “two centers of liquidity simultaneously,” said the BM & F Bovespa CEO Mr. Edemir Pinto. A little strange that I could not findContinue reading “Stock exchanges of São Paulo and Hong Kong will work together in 2012”

HSBC promotes Brazilian culture and business worldwide

HSBC promoted China in 2008 and India in 2009. Now it is Brazil turn. On a year-long ‘tour’ across key markets, high-profile briefings will draw together Brazil ‘champions’, industry pioneers from a range of sectors, and senior-level policy-makers to examine Brazil’s investment opportunities over the next five years and identify the obstacles to be overcome.

On the topic of Brazilian Wealth

ITAU UNIBANCO Equity Strategy: Riche Comme un Brésilien The expression “riche comme un Argentin” became popular in Paris, at the end of the 18th century, and continued to be used until the early 1930s. The phrase was generally used to describe any wealthy individual, suggesting he or she was as rich as an Argentine—this wasContinue reading “On the topic of Brazilian Wealth”