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How expensive are products made in Brazil?

Brazilian products are on average 34.2% more expensive than a similar product made somewhere else. What are the reasons? The Brazil cost, followed by the appreciation of the Brazilian Real, explain the economic stagnation the country is facing. Those are … Continue reading

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Brazil is selected as the best in corporate governance among emerging markets

A panel of 350 investors selected Brazil as the emerging country with the best corporate governance, in a vote conducted by ICGN (International Corporate Governance Network). Brazil received 71% of the votes, followed by China (15%), India (9%) and South Korea (5%). Initiatives such as the … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia, Qatar and South Korea. Should they outperform the BRICs?

BlackRock Emerging Markets co-manager Dan Tubbs thinks so.  In an interview to London based CITYWIRE, he says ” investors may be missing a trick in failing to look further than the big four in emerging markets.  Spotting undiscovered markets is … Continue reading

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Private equity fund invests in grain terminal in Santos, Sao Paulo

Investment in Brazilian infrastructure  is attractive for private equity investors. With the domestic economy growing, ports become a strategic part in the trade equation. Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd. (“Darby”), the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, announced that the Brazil … Continue reading

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