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News Brazil » Economy: Brazilian Ex-President’s Loss in Court Is a Big Win for Rule of Law, Economic Freedom

News channel or source: http://dailysignal.com/2018/02/21/the-rule-of-law-gets-a-little-stronger-in-brazil/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

James M. Roberts is the research fellow in freedom and growth at The Heritage Foundation’s Center for International Trade and Economics. Roberts’ primary responsibility is to produce the Index of Economic Freedom, an influential annual analysis of the ...

News Brazil » Economy: Venezuela's migrant crisis could match scale of Syria's catastrophe, experts say

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/20/venezuelas-migrant-crisis-could-match-scale-syrias-catastrophe-experts-say.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

some estimates put the number as high as four million – or more than 10 percent of the country’s population – with the majority of migrants heading to neighboring Colombia and Brazil. “The economic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is perhaps ...

News Brazil » Economy: DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 29

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/20/reuters-america-diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-march-29.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 SINGAPORE - 24th ASEAN Economic Ministers' Retreat (AEM-R ... speaks on trade and globalization before an event organized by the Central Bank of Brazil - 1600 GMT. CHISINAU - National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision.

News Brazil » Economy: Looking Under The Hood Of The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF

News channel or source: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4148226-looking-hood-ishares-msci-brazil-capped-etf
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The current yield of EWZ is among the lowest levels it has traded at over the past 10 years. The Brazilian economy is highly dependent on commodities. As can be seen from the 5-year chart below, the movement of EWZ is often tightly correlated with the ...

News Brazil » Economy: Temer's Failure on Brazil Pension Reform Leaves Tricky Task to Successor

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/president-michel-temer-failure-brazil-pension-reform/4263528.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Brazil's generous pension system is at the heart of budget deficit that ballooned from 3 percent of GDP in 2013 to a massive 10 percent in 2015, before edging back to 8 percent last year as the $1.8 trillion economy emerged from recession. The official ...

News Brazil » Economy: Brazil’s Congress approves military intervention in Rio

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/brazils-congress-approves-military-intervention-in-rio/2018/02/20/193b5112-16b6-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Rio’s governor, Luiz Fernando Pezao, said a stronger economy would be crucial to combatting crime in Rio. “We will only win the security war with formal sector jobs,” he said Tuesday. The decree has caused unease in Brazil, where many still remember ...

News Brazil » Economy: VII World Economy and Brazil

News channel or source: http://brazilcham.com/civicrm/event/info%3Freset%3D1%26id%3D36201
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Join Us on May 14, 2018 Time: 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM Location: Harvard Club, New York, New York

News Brazil » Economy: Brazil's Meirelles Says Not Planning Presidential Bid-Radio

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/21/world/americas/21reuters-brazil-politics-meirelles.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

BRASILIA — Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that he is focussed on Brazil's economic recovery and not thinking at this time of running for president in the October election, though he might consider a bid in April. In an interview ...

News Brazil » Economy: A Brazilian ETF Bounce as Equities Surge

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/brazilian-etf-bounce-equities-surge-171933325.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Global equities look to be recovering, and with it, EWZ could potentially show relative leadership due to its economic fundamentals,” according to a Seeking Alpha analysis of EWZ. Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy, is a major producer of an array ...

News Brazil » Economy: Brazilian government admits defeat on pension reform

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/brazilian-government-admits-defeat-pension-reform-173214168.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Markets unhappy - Since coming to power in 2016 after the impeachment of leftist president Dilma Rousseff, Temer has portrayed himself as a reformer determined to bring rigor to Brazil's sickly economy. However, the idea of cutting benefits and delaying ...