BHP axes CEO’s bonus after mine accident

Dam collapse killed 19 people and led to record annual loss

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AB InBev deal yields $2bn in fees and taxes

Takeover of SABMiller leads to bumper payday for advisers

Eduardo Costantini at MALBA Museum Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Eduardo Costantini — property developer

Opportunities arose during the volatility in his native Argentina

BHP’s mini-Macondo

Perils of Samarco disaster is at the forefront of chief’s thoughts

Airbus faces UK corruption inquiry

Allegations of fraud, bribery and graft in passenger jet business

No prizes for runner up in Brics race

Brazil has underperformed as reliably as its sports people until recently excelled

AB InBev to dominate merged brewer

If £79bn deal for SAB goes ahead 19 of 20 senior roles will be taken by Belgian acquirer

Adidas makes up ground on rivals

Group posts fastest growth as North American sales surge

US to take centre stage in grain markets

Falling South American flows and weaker dollar add to tailwinds

Uber fares in China soar after Didi deal

End to discounts nearly doubles cost of rides in Beijing

AccorHotels aims high in Brazil expansion

French group wants 400 hotels in recession-hit country by 2020

Lula da Silva and six others to be tried

Banker André Esteves among those facing Brazil obstruction case

Venezuela’s army tightens grip as crisis grows

Military takes charge of food production, distribution and ports

SABMiller pauses AB InBev integration

Work has focused on areas such as financial operations and IT

Elliott launches legal action against BEA

US hedge fund hopes to pave way for trade sale of Hong Kong lender

Review — ‘Brazillionaires’, by Alex Cuadros

Kickbacks and state patronage have been inherent in business

Corporate Diary: Tech back in focus

Quarterly earnings due for IBM, Amazon and Microsoft

Uruguay defeats Philip Morris lawsuit

Tobacco group was suing country for strict rules on smoking

Codelco looks to private capital in slump

Chile’s national copper champion considers drastic measures

EU trade deal bows to parliaments’ power

Brussels cedes ratification of pact with Canada to member states


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