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      April 27, 2016

      BTG says Esteves to return as senior partner

      Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual has appointed its high-profile founder André Esteves as “senior partner”...

    2. April 26, 2016

      BTG Pactual founder Esteves freed by Brazil’s Supreme Court

      Brazil’s star banker André Esteves, who was jailed in November over corruption allegations, has been freed by the...

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      The importance of Brazil as a potential large market for the UK was thrown into sharp ...
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    1. April 24, 2016

      Rousseff presses her case in Brazil drama

      She calls it “an illegal coup” plotted by her vice-president, Michel Temer, and swears she will fight to the end. He...

    2. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Brazil's VP rejects allegations of parliamentary coup

      Brazil`s vice-president Michel Temer has rejected allegations from President Dilma Rousseff that Brazil is undergoing a...

    3. April 15, 2016

      Brazil braced for political showdown

      Brazil was bracing itself on Friday as the countdown began to a vote on President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment....

    4. April 15, 2016

      Brazil prepares for the drama of impeachment

      Ambition, greed, vanity, hubris. Politics is said to be the greatest drama, and in few countries more than Brazil. On...

    5. April 15, 2016

      Brazil’s political elite struggles to rise above leaks

      With the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff looking increasingly likely, at least Brazilians can be sure of one...

    6. April 13, 2016

      What the vote on Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment means for Brazil

      Brazil is in the midst of a political crisis, as its lower house of Congress prepares for Sunday’s critical vote on...

    7. April 13, 2016

      Attempted impeachment of Dilma Rousseff turns messy

      Dilma Rousseff has been pushed one step closer to possible impeachment. On Monday evening, a technical committee voted...

    8. April 12, 2016

      Rio ‘practically ready’ for Olympics

      Leading visitors around one of the sites that in under four months’ time will host the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de...

    9. April 11, 2016

      Brazilians grow weary of the walking dead

      Protests are common in Brazil these days. There are those against President Dilma Rousseff, whose members generally...

    10. April 7, 2016

      Swiss banks warned of exposure to EM money laundering

      Switzerland has become more exposed to money laundering as its banks increasingly target wealthy clients in emerging...

    11. April 7, 2016

      Rousseff report adds to impeachment pressure

      The potential impeachment of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff moved a step closer on Wednesday with the release of a...

    12. April 5, 2016

      Brazil’s vice-president faces prospect of impeachment

      Brazil’s congress has been ordered to open impeachment proceedings against Michel Temer, the vice-president,...

    13. April 3, 2016

      Brazil’s left fears Rousseff ‘coup’

      On Friday a WhatsApp message about Sérgio Moro, the Brazilian lower court judge presiding over the country’s sweeping...

    14. April 1, 2016

      Joseph Safra corruption charges shake up Brazil’s corporate elite

      At a function in São Paulo recently a guest asked for an informal introduction to one of the businessmen present,...

    15. April 1, 2016

      Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s warrior president under fire

      The police telephone wire recording that may well cost Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff her job lasts only 30...

    16. April 1, 2016

      Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra charged with corruption

      Brazilian prosecutors have filed corruption charges against billionaire Joseph Safra, said by Fortune magazine to be...

    17. March 31, 2016

      What is the Petrobras scandal that is engulfing Brazil?

      Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is in danger of being impeached only 15 months into her second four-year term. But...

    18. March 31, 2016

      Humbling of Petrobras hits Brazil’s oilfield services sector

      The record R$36.9bn ($10.2bn) loss posted by Petrobras for the fourth quarter of 2015 was humbling enough for Brazil’s...

    19. March 30, 2016

      Rousseff fights to save her government

      Brazil’s left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff has begun talks with smaller centrist parties in an effort to rebuild...

    20. March 29, 2016

      Rousseff blow as coalition partner quits

      President Dilma Rousseff’s biggest coalition partner, the centrist Brazilian Democratic Movement party, on Tuesday...

    21. March 29, 2016

      Brazilian equities: swinging

      The best advice for investment managers may have come from a baseball player. Small in stature but big on hitting,...

    22. March 28, 2016

      The gnomes of Zurich are silent no longer

      What is the link between the following political scandals? The Petrobras case in Brazil, the 1MDB affair in Malaysia,...

    23. March 25, 2016

      Brazil’s tainted elite leaves few alternatives to Dilma Rousseff

      Collective fright momentarily gripped Brazil’s political establishment this week when a list of names stemming from the...

    24. March 23, 2016

      Jailed businessman Odebrecht co-operates in Brazil fraud probe

      Marcelo Odebrecht, one of the main construction bosses at the centre of Brazil’s Petrobras corruption investigation, is...

    25. March 22, 2016

      Oil price crash has far-reaching consequences for business and politics

      The slump in the price of oil is having far-reaching consequences for business and politics. Brent crude, the...

    26. March 22, 2016

      Petrobras: well, well

      Another year passes and still the storm clouds hang over Petrobras, Brazil’s state oil company. Oil prices are lower...

    27. March 22, 2016

      Petrobras posts record loss amid oil rout

      Petrobras, the state oil company at the centre of Brazil’s largest corruption scandal, recorded its biggest loss on...

    28. Fast FT

      March 21, 2016

      Petrobras logs record quarterly loss amid oil rout

      Petrobras, the state oil company at the centre of Brazil’s largest-ever corruption scandal, recorded its biggest ever...

    29. March 21, 2016

      Oil and gas: Debt fears flare up

      About 600 people packed on to the Machinery Auctioneers lot on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas, last week to pick...

    30. March 21, 2016

      Bondholders suffer $150bn oil price hit

      Investors have suffered losses of at least $150bn in the value of oil and gas company bonds, as the slump in crude...

    31. March 20, 2016

      Rousseff faces growing calls to step down

      President Dilma Rousseff is facing growing calls to step down, amid a deepening political crisis in Brazil that...

    32. March 19, 2016

      Supreme Court judge blocks Lula da Silva’s cabinet appointment

      Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva faces arrest at any moment after a Supreme Court judge stripped him of...

    33. March 18, 2016

      After Lula-era excess, the Car Wash generation upends Brazilian politics

      Brazil appeared to descend into farce this week with President Dilma Rousseff’s thwarted attempt to appoint her...

    34. March 18, 2016

      Judge’s bar on Lula puts Brazil on edge of constitutional crisis

      Brazil was teetering on the brink of a constitutional crisis after a judge blocked President Dilma Rousseff’s...

    35. March 17, 2016

      Lula’s attempted return shows Rousseff’s weakness

      Who is actually in charge in Brazil? Last week it seemed to be Dilma Rousseff, the country’s hapless president. Last...

    36. March 17, 2016

      Historic twist as Brazil awaits Lula’s fate

      Brazilian history is full of implausible tales. There was Fernando Collor, a president impeached for alleged corruption...

    37. March 17, 2016

      Protests sweep Brazil after release of Lula-Rousseff phone tap

      Protests swept across Brazil late on Wednesday after explosive phone recordings fuelled accusations that President...

    38. Fast FT

      March 16, 2016

      Lula to be Dilma's chief of staff - PT leader

      President Dilma Rousseff has appointed Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to her cabinet, according to a top party leader. The...

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