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Petrobras could get about $7.9 billion from contract revision: source

15 Nov 2018

BRASILIA Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA could receive some 30 billion reais ($7.9 billion) from the government in a renegotiation of the "transfer of rights" oil contract, a person following the process told Reuters on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Petrobras could get about $7.9 bln from contract revision -source

15 Nov 2018

BRASILIA, Nov 14 Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA could receive some 30 billion reais ($7.9 billion) from the government in a renegotiation of the "transfer of rights" oil contract, a person following the process told Reuters on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Brazil central bank sees inflation peaking in Q2 2019

06 Nov 2018

BRASILIA, Nov 6 The Brazilian central bank on Tuesday forecast that inflation is likely to peak in the second quarter of 2019 before easing towards its target, adding that underlying inflation was at "appropriate" levels.

UPDATE 2-Brazil holds rates as far-right victory allays fears of FX sell-off

01 Nov 2018

BRASILIA, Oct 31 Brazil's central bank on Wednesday held interest rates at an all-time low less than a week after the victory of far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro in presidential elections allayed fears of a currency sell-off.

After converting Bolsonaro, free-market guru must convince Brazil

25 Oct 2018

BRASILIA After making his fortune with contrarian bets in financial markets, Brazilian economist and investor Paulo Guedes is making his boldest wager yet.

After converting Bolsonaro, free-market guru must convince Brazil

25 Oct 2018

BRASILIA After making his fortune with contrarian bets in financial markets, Brazilian economist and investor Paulo Guedes is making his boldest wager yet.

Brazil investors cheer as support rises for Bolsonaro's election bid

03 Oct 2018

BRASILIA Brazilian markets surged on Tuesday as stronger polling for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro and a Congressional farm caucus endorsement boosted expectations that he may block the leftist Workers Party from returning to power.

UPDATE 1-Brazil investors cheer as support rises for Bolsonaro's election bid

03 Oct 2018

BRASILIA, Oct 2 Brazilian markets surged on Tuesday as stronger polling for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro and a Congressional farm caucus endorsement boosted expectations that he may block the leftist Workers Party from returning to power.

Brazil investors cheer as support rises for Bolsonaro's election bid

02 Oct 2018

BRASILIA, Oct 2 Brazilian markets surged on Tuesday as a Congressional farm caucus endorsement and stronger polling for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro boosted expectations that he may block the leftist Workers Party from returning to power.

Why Brazil's business elites are warming to a far-right flamethrower for president

01 Oct 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil's business class is quietly rooting for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro to win the nation's highest office this month, fearful of a return to leftist rule in Latin America's largest economy.

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