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      Santander names North American head

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    2. February 27, 2015

      Judge removed from Eike Batista trial

      A Brazilian judge who captured national headlines after he was caught driving a Porsche seized from former billionaire Eike...

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    1. Brazil: Innovation, Research & Development

      Brazil has made great strides, and it is keen to make sure it does not fall behind in ...
    2. The New Trade Routes: Brazil

      Brazil is undergoing a deep shift in trade flows with the end of the commodity supercy...
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    1. beyondbrics

      February 27, 2015

      Guest post: China keeps credit flowing to Latin America's fragile economies

      By Kevin P. Gallagher and Margaret Myers Despite the economic slowdown that is gripping Latin America, Chinese finance to...

    2. February 27, 2015

      Widodo drug policy threatens foreign ties

      Joko Widodo’s election to Indonesia’s presidency in October raised optimism among foreign leaders that his pledges to boost...

    3. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2015

      Asia's coconuts go global - but what about the farmers?

      For centuries, street vendors across southeast Asia have hacked open fresh coconuts, selling their refreshing water to...

    4. February 26, 2015

      AB InBev plans $1bn share buy-back despite missing earnings goal

      Anheuser-Busch InBev focused on returning cash to shareholders in its fourth quarter results as analysts played down...

    5. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2015

      Brazil: 10 good reasons to think the two-month-old government will go

      So much is going wrong in Brazil that it is hard to keep up. For years, critics have accused the government of incompetence....

    6. February 24, 2015

      McDonald’s franchisee sued by Brazilian unions

      Brazilian unions have sued the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee over allegations that it violated labour laws through...

    7. beyondbrics

      February 24, 2015

      Brazil's electorate: still polarised but in a new way

      Back in November, we wrote about an analysis of tweets in Brazil that illustrated the extreme polarisation of the country’s...

    8. beyondbrics

      February 24, 2015

      Guest post: pitfalls of shipping to Brazil

      By Chris Tucker of MBX Systems “What do you know about shipping product into Brazil?” When I think of the conversations I...

    9. February 23, 2015

      BAT set to pay £2.3bn for remaining stake in Souza Cruz

      A century since Albina Souza Cruz sold a majority stake in his eponymous Brazilian tobacco business to British American...

    10. February 22, 2015

      Multinationals face scrutiny on Petrobras

      It was over lunch some years ago that Paulo Roberto Costa, a former executive of Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petrobras,...

    11. February 20, 2015

      Building groups sued in Petrobras probe

      Brazilian prosecutors have filed a R$4.47bn suit against six of the country’s largest construction companies for alleged...

    12. February 20, 2015

      Telecom Italia suspends work on Brazil deal

      Telecom Italia has halted work on a potential deal to merge its Brazilian business with rival Oi as it focuses on a €14.5bn...

    13. February 20, 2015

      Coffee prices slide as Brazilian rainfall worries recede

      Coffee prices fell more than 8 per cent on the week as worries about a large shortfall in high-quality arabica beans receded...

    14. February 18, 2015

      Rexam agrees £4.3bn offer from US rival Ball

      Rexam’s board has recommended a cash and shares offer from US rival Ball Corporation, a deal that would create a powerhouse...

    15. February 18, 2015

      Peugeot finds road to recovery in Europe

      From his spartan Paris office, Carlos Tavares surveys a world he says is in “chaos”, as political tensions with Russia...

    16. February 16, 2015

      Brazilian corruption claim crystallises Rolls’s goodwill challenge

      An old, cynical and accurate maxim of journalism is that businesses are friendliest when they have most reason to fear a bad...

    17. February 16, 2015

      Rolls-Royce vows to co-operate with Petrobras investigation

      Rolls-Royce has said it will co-operate with Brazilian authorities if they press ahead with an investigation into...

    18. February 16, 2015

      Healthcare prevention holds the key

      When smokers who had become pregnant checked in with one of Glasgow’s maternity clinics two years ago, doctors made them an...

    19. The World

      February 16, 2015

      Smart Reads 16 February 2015

      Ten years after the assassination of Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafiq Hariri sparked the Cedar Revolution that ended...

    20. February 15, 2015

      Corporate bonds: Emerging bubble

      In February 2010, a medium-sized Brazilian bank called Banco Pine set out to raise $125m from international investors. Its...

    21. February 15, 2015

      The $100m man’s guide to Brazilian graft

      One October night in 2011 in Milan, Italy, a group of four Brazilian businessmen linked to Petrobras, Brazil’s state-owned...

    22. February 13, 2015

      Brazil drought pours cold water on Carnival

      Drought in Brazil For many Brazilians it might seem like sacrilege. But a historic drought in the country’s southeastern...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      February 13, 2015

      Brazil's cracked earth

      An aerial view of the Atibainha dam in Nazare Paulista, São Paulo state. Brazil’s worst drought in 80 years has left the...

    24. February 13, 2015

      ThyssenKrupp back in the black as cost cutting pays off

      A strong performance from ThyssenKrupp’s elevator unit and cost-cutting measures helped the German steel and technology...

    25. February 13, 2015

      Diamond profit helps Anglo American amid commodities downturn

      Surging profit from diamonds last year brought some relief for Anglo American, which reported a $2.5bn net loss for 2014...

    26. February 12, 2015

      Renault: up and down and round the bend

      Scan the horizon for predictable markets: Europe, Russia and Brazil would be low on the list. So it is a shame, that French...

    27. beyondbrics

      February 11, 2015

      Mexico: car quotas and soapy South American fish

      Just over a month to go, and Mexican car exports to Argentina and Brazil (which Mexico has overtaken as No. 1 Latin American...

    28. February 11, 2015

      Brazil waxes and wanes

      Traders search the world for juicy interest rates to back “the carry trade” — borrowing at a low rate to invest at a higher...

    29. February 11, 2015

      São Paulo drought raises fears of Brazil energy crisis

      Drought in Brazil With Brazil’s economy in a slump, there are few companies in São Paulo that can boast they are doing a...

    30. February 11, 2015

      Heineken dividend increase fuelled by emerging markets success

      Heineken increased its dividend by a quarter after a rise in profits in 2014, although the manufacturer warned growth would...

    31. February 11, 2015

      América Móvil profits plunge 78% on forex losses

      Jude Webber in Mexico City Foreign exchange losses have pummelled profits at Mexican phone group América Móvil, which is...

    32. beyondbrics

      February 9, 2015

      Guest post: opportunities open for Mexico's smaller telcos

      By Joy K Gallup of Paul Hastings The transformation of Mexico’s telecoms sector has begun. Reforms enacted in 2013 promise...

    33. February 6, 2015

      Brazil inflation rate gathers pace

      Brazil`s inflation rate in January rose at the fastest monthly pace in nearly 12 years as a government austerity drive...

    34. February 6, 2015

      Mexico exchange signs Nasdaq Smarts deal

      Mexico has signed a deal — for an undisclosed fee — to replace its in-house trading surveillance with Nasdaq’s Smarts system...

    35. February 6, 2015

      Petrobras shares fall after Aldemir Bendine named new CEO

      Brazil’s oil group Petrobras on Friday appointed the head of one of the country’s biggest state-controlled banks as chief...

    36. February 5, 2015

      And the new CEO of Petrobras will be...

      Petrobras’s board is set to meet on Friday to appoint replacements for chief executive Maria das Graças Foster and five...

    37. February 5, 2015

      Brazilian party treasurer questioned in Petrobras corruption case

      Brazilian police have questioned the treasurer of the ruling Workers’ party (PT), about alleged corruption in Petrobras, in...

    38. FT Alphaville

      February 4, 2015

      Are Emerging Markets Ready for the Housing Earthquake?

      FT Alphaville presents this guest post by Alessandro Rebucci of Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, based on a...

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