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      Brazil's equity market: still without a pulse

      If 2015 was a disastrous year for Brazil’s equity capital markets then 2016 hasn’t got any better so far. Brazil’s...

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      UN risks Zika clash with Latin America leaders

      The UN has called on governments in religiously conservative Latin America to liberalise access to contraception and...

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    1. Fast FT

      22 hours ago

      Brazil employs cyber mosquitoes in Zika fight

      Meet Brazil’s latest weapon in its fight against the Zika virus: cyber mosquitoes Open any Brazilian government website...

    2. February 5, 2016

      What Rio de Janeiro’s economic woes mean for homebuyers

      With its stature and daring silhouette, Porto Vida will stand out in the landscape, as will its innovative suspended...

    3. February 5, 2016

      Zika virus threatens Brazil’s Olympic boost

      For Paulo Guerra, the managing director of the Osler laboratory in Brazil, it was a Saturday he will never forget. On...

    4. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Just Eat gobbles up international businesses

      Just eaten. Just Eat has agreed a €125m deal to acquire a number of international businesses from Rocket Internet, as...

    5. February 4, 2016

      Oil: From boom to bailout

      Since the start of the 21st century the South American nation of Suriname, population 540,000, has been riding a...

    6. February 4, 2016

      Commodities rout rolls through Australia Inc

      Two of Australia’s biggest companies are slashing costs further and writing down the value of their resources...

    7. The World

      February 3, 2016

      Data shed new light on EU migration

      It is time to stop the panic-mongering and put Europe’s refugee and migrant crisis into a sensible perspective. Across...

    8. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Rising bad loans at Itau spark Brazil bank rout

      Brazil’s ever deepening economic woes appear to be finally catching up with the country’s banks. Shares Itaú Unibanco...

    9. February 2, 2016

      France: The short seller vs the supermarket

      Jean-Charles Naouri represents the quiet face of the French elite. A high-achieving student, he rose through the civil...

    10. February 2, 2016

      Brazil in charts: not for amateurs

      Brazil, as its natives like to say, is not for amateurs. Nor, as our first set of charts suggests, is it for the...

    11. February 2, 2016

      Sanofi leads hunt for Zika vaccine

      Sanofi is ready to take a leading role in the hunt for a vaccine to combat Zika virus after it became the first...

    12. February 1, 2016

      Zika declared a global emergency by WHO

      Zika has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation as the number of suspected birth defects...

    13. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      WHO declares Zika virus a global health emergency

      Zika has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation as the number of suspected birth defects...

    14. FT Data

      February 1, 2016

      Nigeria's finances, the Fed's credibility, manufacturing outlook, and football transfers: the day in 4 charts

      February 1: the day in 4 charts Today’s top stories: Nigeria has asked the World Bank and African Development Bank for...

    15. February 1, 2016

      Zika virus shows that fear is more contagious than any infection

      The rapid spread of the Zika virus powerfully demonstrates the threat posed by infectious disease crises. The Ebola...

    16. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      Downturn in Brazilian manufacturing slows

      Last year was not kind to Brazil. Today, new data show that the manufacturing sector was still shrinking in January....

    17. January 31, 2016

      WHO is right to move swiftly to tackle Zika

      As the Ebola epidemic fizzles out in west Africa, after killing more than 11,000 people, international alarms are...

    18. January 29, 2016

      Questions swirl around Royal Dutch Shell’s dividend

      Investors mispriced at least one risk in the recent market turmoil: the likelihood that Royal Dutch Shell’s £36bn offer...

    19. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Barclays CEO poaches risk head from JP Morgan

      New Barclays chief executive Jes Staley, a former head of JP Morgan’s investment bank, has raided the ranks of his...

    20. Tech blog

      January 29, 2016

      #techFT - Tech-led Ticks replace Brics

      Taiwan and Korea have joined India and China as emerging-market fund managers prefer the digital Ticks to the old...

    21. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Mexico's growth slows in fourth quarter

      After an encouraging third quarter, Mexico’s economy lost steam again as the weak peso failed to give a much hoped for...

    22. January 29, 2016

      Zika virus: Latin America’s ills compound crisis

      Isla de León, a slum on the outskirts of Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, is a lesson in how to manufacture and...

    23. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      FirstFT - History's most audacious scam

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Where we’re going, we don’t need roads...

    24. January 28, 2016

      Brazil unveils $20bn recession lifeline

      Brazil has announced R$83bn (US$20.4bn) in extra credit from the country’s state-run banks to help groups ranging from...

    25. January 28, 2016

      BTG Pactual axes near fifth of Brazil workers

      BTG Pactual has fired almost a fifth of its employees in Brazil, as Latin America’s biggest investment bank struggles...

    26. January 28, 2016

      Anglo American outlines 4,000 job cuts

      Anglo American has started the restructuring that the miner says it needs to see it through the commodities rout,...

    27. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Caterpillar warns of another difficult year ahead

      The collapse in global commodity prices has made 2015 a year to forget for Caterpillar. And the US heavy machinery...

    28. January 27, 2016

      Ericsson shares slide after sales miss expectations

      Shares in Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson tumbled on Wednesday after the group posted weaker than expected...

    29. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Brazil suffers biggest drop in corruption index

      It may be difficult to believe, given an official report suggesting President Vladimir Putin probably authorised the...

    30. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Shell shareholders back takeover of BG Group

      Investors in Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday gave a green light to the group’s £35bn takeover bid for rival producer BG...

    31. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Britvic revenue squashed by tough UK trading

      Tough conditions in its home market of the UK have pushed down organic revenue at Robinsons squash maker-Britvic by...

    32. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Ericsson Q4 profits beat estimates

      Sales at Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson were held back by foreign currency moves in the fourth quarter, but...

    33. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Santander counts cost of PPI and Brazilian bad debts

      The cost of compensating UK customers for mis-selling payment protection insurance and a rise in Brazilian bad debts...

    34. January 26, 2016

      Emerging market slowdown hits DuPont sales forecast

      The slowdown in emerging economies including Brazil and South Africa means DuPont’s sales are expected to be flat this...

    35. January 26, 2016

      The hunt for Zika’s link to the lost children of the Americas

      The photographs of the Brazilian babies, their small, distorted faces peering out from the laps of their parents are...

    36. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      A silver lining for Brazil as CA deficit shrinks

      For Brazil’s embattled policymakers, there is at least one silver lining to the country’s ever growing economic malaise...

    37. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Scotch tape maker 3M sticks to its forecasts

      There’s likely to be a measure of relief among investors in 3M, the $87bn maker of Post-it Notes and Scotch tape. The...

    38. January 26, 2016

      Waiting for Janet — currencies market in thrall to Fed

      Central banks have begun the year dancing to a Duke Ellington classic. Imagine US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen...

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