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  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's government vowed on Monday to fight impeachment after the lower house of Congress delivered a humiliating defeat that paved the way for her likely removal from office months before the country hosts the Olympics. The government has said it will fight on several fronts by challenging the vote in the...

  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff suffered a humiliating loss when the lower house of Congress voted to impeach her on Sunday, leaving her almost certain to be forced from office months before the nation hosts the Olympics. Fireworks lit up the night sky in Brazil's megacities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro after the opposition...

  • Brazil's President Rousseff closer to impeachment

    The country's lower house of Congress voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff on Sunday.

  • Brent crude futures sank as much as 4.5 percent to about $41 a barrel after a deal to freeze output at January levels fell apart when Saudi Arabia demanded that Iran join in. "Reality finally dawned... that the Saudis are the key market setters for the oil price and they prefer it lower rather than higher, given their geopolitical tussle for regional supremacy with...

  • Brazil's Rousseff loses impeachment vote

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a crucial vote in the lower house of Congress, reports Joe Leahy of the Financial Times.

  • *Nikkei skids as investors assess Kumamoto quake impact. LONDON, April 18- A dive in oil prices sent stock markets lower on Monday after producers meeting in Qatar failed to agree on a plan to curb global supply, quashing the more optimistic tone which prevailed for much of the past week. Some 18 oil-exporting nations, including OPEC members, had gathered in Doha, the...

  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff suffered a humiliating loss in a crucial impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress on Sunday and is almost certain to be forced from office months before the nation hosts the Olympics. Fireworks lit up the night sky in Brazil's megacities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro after the opposition...

  • SAO PAULO, April 17- Brazil's perceived sovereign risk among investors fell on Sunday, with the cost of insuring Brazilian bonds for five years falling yet again in the credit-default swaps market after the country's lower house of Congress voted to back the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff for breaching budget laws. An exchange-traded fund of...

  • BRASILIA, April 17- Brazil's presidential chief of staff Jaques Wagner said the government is confident the Senate will dismiss the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, which was approved on Sunday night by the lower house of Congress.

  • BRASILIA, April 17- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a decisive impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress on Sunday and appeared almost certain to be forced from office in a move that would end 13 years of leftist Workers' Party rule. As thousands of pro- and anti-impeachment protesters demonstrated outside Congress, the leader of the Workers Party...

  • A worker carries prints of R$ 50 Brazilian reais bills during the production process at the Casa da Moeda, the national mint, in the Santa Cruz suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Investors are dipping back into emerging markets, but some analysts warn the appearance of a recovery overlooks the warning signs.

  • BRASILIA, April 15- Brazil's Vice President Michel Temer is considering a senior executive at Goldman Sachs Group Inc and an experienced money manager as candidates to join his economic team should he take over the presidency in coming weeks, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. Paulo Leme, the chairman of Goldman Sachs in Brazil, may be...

  • BRASILIA, April 15- Brazilian engineering company Andrade Gutierrez made undeclared donations to President Dilma Rousseff's 2014 reelection campaign, newspaper Folha de S. Paulo reported on Friday, in an article that could bolster calls for her impeachment. A spokeswoman for Andrade Gutierrez declined to comment. According to Folha, Andrade Gutierrez paid...

  • SAO PAULO, April 15- Kroton Educacional SA, Brazil's largest for-profit college operator, could buy rivals to expand in the country's north and northeast regions, provided the outlook for federally funded student credit improves and the escalating political crisis eases, Morgan Stanley& Co analysts said on Friday. The question is not if, but "when" a new round of...

  • NEW YORK, April 15- Growing prospects of Brazil President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment have led to a sharp uptick in options activity in a heavily traded U.S.-listed Brazilian fund as traders jockey to capitalize on near-term volatility. Brazil's Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch attempt by Rousseff to avert an impeachment vote in Congress on Friday,...

  • Local politics took the main stage in Brazil as expectations grew that a two-thirds majority will vote for Rousseff's impeachment in the lower house of Congress on Sunday. Temer has been hinting at a market-friendly agenda and many traders believe he would have an easier time passing tough measures in Congress than Rousseff. "Today's focus is fully on...

  • BRASILIA, April 15- Brazilian engineering company Andrade Gutierrez made undeclared donations to President Dilma Rousseff's 2014 reelection campaign, newspaper Folha de S. Paulo reported on Friday, in an article that could bolster calls for her impeachment. A spokeswoman for Andrade Gutierrez declined to comment. According to Folha, Andrade Gutierrez paid...

  • *Yen vs US-Japanese yield spread: http://tmsnrt.rs/1SFLpBG. *Yen and Brent oil correlation: http://tmsnrt.rs/1SFMwRL. LONDON, April 15- The high degree of market volatility this year has unnerved investors not only because of the losses it has triggered but also because of the damage it has done to familiar trading patterns and strategies across asset...

  • SAO PAULO, April 14- The Brazilian real edged stronger on Thursday to an eight-month high, shaking off the effects of central bank intervention amid growing bets President Dilma Rousseff could soon be impeached, paving the way to a more market-friendly government. That intervention drove the real sharply weaker early in the session, but the currency clawed its...

  • SAO PAULO, April 14- The Brazilian real underperformed mostly stronger Latin American currencies after the country's central bank once again heavily intervened to weaken the currency just days before a key vote on impeaching President Dilma Rousseff. If two-thirds vote in favor, the impeachment will be sent to the Senate. If the upper house decides by a simple...