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New Petrobras CEO rules out privatization, wants non-core asset sales

5:01am IST

RIO DE JANEIRO A University of Chicago-trained economist named on Monday to head Brazil's Petrobras will not privatize the state-run company, but wants to push ahead with selling non-core assets and to focus on oil exploration and production.

UPDATE 8-New Petrobras CEO rules out privatization, wants non-core asset sales

4:59am IST

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 19 A University of Chicago-trained economist named on Monday to head Brazil's Petrobras will not privatize the state-run company, but wants to push ahead with selling non-core assets and to focus on oil exploration and production.

Analysis: Technocrat with a deft touch, Petrobras' placeholder CEO may cling on

16 Nov 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has thrilled investors with pledges to transform the state's role in Latin America's largest country.

Brazil lawmakers slam Norsk Hydro, regulators for Alunorte leak

14 Nov 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO "Failures and possible crimes" led to a February leak of mineral byproduct at Norsk Hydro ASA's Alunorte alumina refinery in the Amazonian state of Para, a special commission in Brazil's lower house said in a report released on Tuesday

Telecom Italia board approves non-binding offer for Brazil's Nextel -sources

09 Nov 2018

MILAN/RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO The board of Telecom Italia has given its Brazil unit approval to make a non-binding offer for NII Holdings' Nextel Brazil, three sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, allowing for a potential deal that could boost its market share in Latin America's largest economy.

RPT-Brazil's next president declares war on 'fake news' media

05 Nov 2018

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Nov 5 For Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, attacking critical press outlets almost daily on social media is not enough. Once in office, he vows to hit their bottom line.

Brazil's next president declares war on 'fake news' media

05 Nov 2018

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO For Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, attacking critical press outlets almost daily on social media is not enough. Once in office, he vows to hit their bottom line.

RPT-INSIGHT-Testy talks, tangled taxes: Amazon's slow push into Brazil's retail jungle

01 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 1 Amazon.com Inc is struggling to ramp up its operations in Brazil, a promising market that so far has proven difficult for the world's largest online retailer to crack, according to nearly twenty people with knowledge of the situation.

Testy talks, tangled taxes: Amazon's slow push into Brazil's retail jungle

01 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO Amazon.com Inc is struggling to ramp up its operations in Brazil, a promising market that so far has proven difficult for the world's largest online retailer to crack, according to nearly twenty people with knowledge of the situation.

UPDATE 4-Brazil telecoms post record gains as govt prepares to loosen regulations

31 Oct 2018

SAO PAULO, Oct 30 Telecom stocks in Brazil posted some of their biggest gains in years on Tuesday amid expectations that a long-stalled reform in the sector may get the nod from lawmakers in the coming months.

World News

U.S. judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions

A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.