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As Brazil poll looms, Moody's downgrades Petrobras

2 hours 50 min ago
New York (AFP) - Ratings agency Moody's downgraded Brazil's state oil giant Petrobras' debt rating Tuesday, in a new blow for the government's economic reputation five days before presidential election.

Brazil's JBS Foods to delay IPO

3 hours 45 min ago
JBS SA received regulatory approval to delay an initial public offering of its JBS Foods unit in Brazil, according to a securities filing on Tuesday, putting off a plan to raise 4 billion reais for a few ...

Brazil's Embraer unveils new KC-390 military transport

3 hours 53 min ago
Gavião Peixoto (Brazil) (AFP) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer unveiled its new KC-390 military transport Tuesday as the country expands its foray into the global security and defense air transport market.

Brazil Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020

6 hours 55 sec ago
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "Brazil Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data ...

Battle to win home of Brazil's president, challenger heats up in bellwether state

8 hours 38 min ago
Brazil's deadlocked presidential race is the most heated since the nation returned to democracy, and nowhere is the battle more bare-knuckled than in the state where both candidates were born.

Fight for Brazil's battleground state heats up

8 hours 58 min ago
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's deadlocked presidential race is the most heated since the nation returned to democracy, and nowhere is the battle more bare-knuckled than in the state where both candidates were born.

Jim Chanos Tanked Brazil

11 hours 41 min ago
Jim Chanos tanked Brazil on Monday afternoon...

Rousseff Gains Edge as Brazil Polls Point to Photo Finish

12 hours 51 min ago
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gained support over opposition candidate Aecio Neves even as the race remains in a dead heat less than a week before the runoff, according to a Datafolha poll published yesterday. Rousseff has 46 percent support and Neves has 43 percent, according to the Datafolha poll taken yesterday and released on Globo TV. In the last Datafolha poll published Oct. 15 ...

Brazil's mid-October inflation remains above target ahead of election

13 hours 52 min ago
Brazil's annual inflation rate remained above the official target in mid-October, providing ammunition to opposition candidate Aecio Neves just days before a tightly contested presidential election. Consumer ...

Expect More for Volatility for the Big Brazil ETF

14 hours 1 min ago
With election day in Brazil just five days away, investors can expect more volatility from Brazilian stocks and the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ ) . Data indicate as much. Entering Monday, ...

Brazil presidential candidates Rousseff, Neves look backward to the future

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:30pm
Candidates in the Oct. 26 election are campaigning on their past records, rather than future proposals.

Brazil Anxiety Widens Gap With Emerging-Market Equities

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:00pm
Brazil's too-close-to-call election is pushing volatility on the country's stocks (IBOV) to the highest in nine years relative to emerging-market peers. With polls showing support for President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves within the margin of error, price swings are surging. Stocks have fallen when Rousseff gained in polls, contributing to a 47 percent drop in the Ibovespa in ...

Brazil Fixated as 'Human Bomb’ Revelations Rock Elections

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:00pm
When in April 2012 Paulo Roberto Costa was eased out of his job as the refinery chief for Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4), the state-run oil giant, it was treated as a routine shakeup, with Chief Executive Officer Maria das Gracas Foster praising him as a "dear colleague" who would be "hard to replace." Within months, he had set up a consulting company in Rio de Janeiro's up-and-coming ...

Brazil's leader gains ground in tight race

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:50pm
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is numerically in front of challenger Aecio Neves in the election race, but it's still too close to call, a poll shows.

Poll: Brazil's Leader Gains Ground in Tight Race

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:22pm
Poll: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gains traction in tight election race

Poll: Brazil's leader gains ground in tight race

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:11pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A poll released Monday night shows Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gaining ground over her rival in a tight re-election race, though the contest remains in a technical tie.

Brazil's Lula back campaigning for Rousseff - and maybe himself

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:33pm
By Brian Winter BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - He remains the one true rock star of Brazilian politics, introduced to an adoring crowd of thousands over the weekend as "our eternal president." Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, 68, is back on the campaign trail after a brief hiatus, hoping that a burst of his signature charisma and rapport with the poor will be enough to push his chosen successor ...

YouTube Videos Teach Brazil About Bagels, Subway

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:45am
New YouTube series aims to teach Brazilian travelers about NYC _ including bagels and subways

YouTube videos teach Brazil about bagels, subway

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:31am
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorker Seth Kugel is getting a lot of attention in Brazil as the star of a new YouTube series educating Brazilian tourists about New York City.

Rousseff Roughs up Brazil ETFs, Gains Momentum on Neves

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am
Monday is turning out to be another day at the office for Brazil exchange traded funds as price action in these ETFs is being dictated by the latest polling data out of Latin America’s largest economy. ...