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      São Paulo-based exchange eyes stakes in Latin American rivals

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    1. November 22, 2014

      Telecom Italia to assess possible merger of Brazil unit with Oi

      The board of Telecom Italia has given the go ahead to management to look at the possibility of merging its Brazilian...

    2. November 21, 2014

      Brazil investor in Club Med bid talks

      Brazilian investor Nelson Tanure is in talks with Fosun International to launch an improved offer for Club Méditerranée,...

    3. November 21, 2014

      Miners in a hole should stop digging

      The only way to have a quick war is to lose it. In the boardrooms of the world’s top trio of iron ore miners, the directors...

    4. November 21, 2014

      Real’s plight tracks more than Brazil’s woes

      When the Brazilian real hit a nine-year low against the dollar a few days ago, it was easy to explain the drop in terms of...

    5. November 20, 2014

      ThyssenKrupp reaps rewards of turnround campaign with net profit

      ThyssenKrupp ended a three-year run of multibillion-euro losses with a return to net profit and the promise of a lift for...

    6. November 19, 2014

      Eike Batista insider trading trial a landmark for Brazil

      Wedged between two of his lawyers in a Rio de Janeiro courtroom, Eike Batista intently checked his mobile phone for WhatsApp...

    7. November 19, 2014

      Coffee price rise tests consumer appetite

      What price the American addiction to a daily caffeine kick? The falling sales reported last week by US coffee roaster JM...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      November 19, 2014

      Brazil drought

      Nacho Doce/Reuters The Atibainha dam in Brazil, part of the Cantareira reservoir, has been hit by a drought in Nazare...

    9. November 19, 2014

      Tractor makers feel the pinch as farm commodity prices fall

      Matt Burgener has just finished harvesting a record maize crop, and a near-record soyabean crop on his 2,200-acre central...

    10. November 18, 2014

      Iron ore hit by weak Chinese housing

      Iron ore fell to a five-year low on Tuesday as China’s property market showed renewed signs of weakness. Benchmark...

    11. November 18, 2014

      Brazil’s parched IPO market seeks boost

      Brazilian companies are looking to raise as much as $12bn on the country’s stock market following the worst year for initial...

    12. beyondbrics

      November 18, 2014

      Brazil vs Mexico: a tale of two scandals

      Brazil and Mexico, Latin America’s two biggest economies, are engulfed in high-profile scandals that have involved their...

    13. FT Data

      November 18, 2014

      Open data and government contracts

      In total around $9.5 trillion is estimated to be spent by governments on contracts with various businesses and other...

    14. November 17, 2014

      Brazil: Disaster averted in post World Cup land of mergers and acquisitions

      In São Paulo, Brazil’s most economically important state and home to its capital markets, the mood was sullen following...

    15. November 17, 2014

      Brazil achieves a hollow victory in ‘currency wars’

      Are the “currency wars” over? The year 2010, when Guido Mantega, Brazil’s finance minister, coined the term, seems a long...

    16. November 17, 2014

      Raw materials lose their allure

      Latin American finance ministers can perhaps take comfort from the fact that commodity prices remain a fair bit higher than...

    17. November 16, 2014

      José Manuel Entrecanales, Acciona CEO: establishment eco-warrior

      A glance at Twitter gives a pretty good idea of José Manuel Entrecanales Domecq’s priorities. There is the odd post about...

    18. November 16, 2014

      Movers & shakers: November 17

      Magnus Spence (pictured) has resigned as chief executive of Dalton Strategic Partnership, the $2bn asset management boutique...

    19. November 16, 2014

      VW to launch made-for-India vehicle

      Volkswagen is set to launch its first vehicle “developed uniquely for India”, as the German carmaker attempts to arrest a...

    20. The World

      November 14, 2014

      All is forgotten: Equatorial Guinea rehabilitated to host of African Cup of Nations

      Moroccan supporters gesture next to a placard reading "Long life to a Morocco without Ebola". Morocco was stripped of...

    21. FT Alphaville

      November 14, 2014

      Herbalife board member's undisclosed involvement in Brazilian criminal case - Update

      Reuters reports the involvement of a Herbalife director in a long running corruption case in Brazil, something that has not...

    22. November 13, 2014

      Brazil’s economy faces grim Christmas

      Brazil’s economy is facing its worst Christmas since 2003 as flagging consumer confidence and a weak currency leads to a...

    23. November 13, 2014

      Eike Batista plots comeback in pharma

      Eike Batista, the Brazilian oil tycoon due to go on trial next week over insider trading allegations, is attempting to stage...

    24. beyondbrics

      November 13, 2014

      Guest post: the G20 must keep it focused

      By Arturo Porzecanski of American University The chances that this weekend’s G20 Summit in Brisbane will be viewed as...

    25. November 13, 2014

      Fall in Chinese graduates enrolling in US

      The number of Chinese students enrolling in US graduate schools fell for the first time in at least a decade, according to a...

    26. November 12, 2014

      Telefónica supportive of consolidation in Brazil

      Spain’s Telefónica would support consolidation in Brazil given the prospect of a merger between operators that could...

    27. beyondbrics

      November 12, 2014

      Marta Suplicy's resignation letter: a message to you, Rousseff

      Ministers resign all the time and there’s nothing unusual about one of them handing in his or her notice as the head of...

    28. November 12, 2014

      Dilma Rousseff puts Brazil back on path to economic orthodoxy

      At the height of Brazil’s bitterly fought election campaign in October, President Dilma Rousseff seemed to eschew any regard...

    29. November 11, 2014

      Gherkin acquisition shows Brazilians’ growing appetite for M&A

      Most people in Brazil have no idea what the Gherkin is. Although the iconic London skyscraper has long been compared to a...

    30. FT Alphaville

      November 11, 2014

      This is Shingy. When's the crash?

      Performance art, the personification of a tech bubble or just a cry for help from an existentially challenged AOL? From the...

    31. beyondbrics

      November 10, 2014

      Moody's: EMs face demographic challenges

      Teeth have long been gnashed over the dismal demographic trends of the developed world, with the babyboomer generation soon...

    32. beyondbrics

      November 10, 2014

      Brazil's economy: better than ever?

      When Dilma Rousseff was re-elected as president of Brazil on October 26, she promised to be a much better president than she...

    33. November 10, 2014

      Modi-mania boosts Indian stock markets

      India currently stands out as a rose among thorns in the Bric group of emerging markets. The Indian stock market has rallied...

    34. beyondbrics

      November 10, 2014

      Four stubborn troubles for EM investors

      “If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.” For...

    35. November 9, 2014

      ‘Paradox of poverty’ haunts resource-rich Amazon

      In the weeks leading up to Brazil’s elections in October, the country’s presidential candidates battled over everything from...

    36. November 9, 2014

      US turns up heat with criminal investigation into Petrobras

      US authorities are investigating whether Petrobras or its employees were paid bribes, adding to the mounting domestic...

    37. November 9, 2014

      Trade unions condemn tax avoidance

      The world’s most powerful trade unions have called on their pension funds to fight aggressive tax avoidance at the companies...

    38. November 7, 2014

      Petrol price increase raises Brazil inflation fears

      Brazil has lifted domestic fuel prices for the first time in almost a year, raising the spectre of even higher inflation...

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