Reinventing Brazil

Brazil appears to be on the move again. After a rocky 2016, there are signs that the deep recession could be coming to an end. Despite protests, the government is trying to cut back on spending and introduce changes that will ensure a more sustainable future

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Capital markets are buoyant and the government is tackling some difficult problems

Finance minister says he is determined to make cuts, even if they are disliked

Scandals have increased the chances that outsiders could win the 2018 elections

Leading businesspeople joined an FT-led panel discussion and examined some of the challenges ahead for Brazil

Proposed changes to retirement and labour laws spark fierce protests

The megacity is home to big business, start-ups and a thriving arts scene

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