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  • SAO PAULO, Oct 2- Mergers and acquisitions in Brazil gained momentum in the third quarter despite rising economic and political risks, as foreign companies and private-equity firms scoured for takeover targets, hoping to tap the country's long-term potential. Companies announced $23.26 billion worth of deals in Brazil between July 1 and Sept. 30, up 76 percent...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 3- When more than a million Brazilians took to the streets last year in anti-government protests, many believed it was a sign that the ruling Workers' Party would be ousted at the next election after 12 years in power. Silva grew up in poverty in the Amazon and was for long a senior figure inside the Workers' Party but she has embraced more...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 2- Mergers and acquisitions in Brazil gained momentum in the third quarter despite rising economic and political risks, as foreign companies and private-equity firms scoured for takeover targets, hoping to tap the country's long-term potential. Companies announced $23.26 billion worth of deals in Brazil between July 1 and Sept. 30, up 76 percent...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 1- In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital. She told them the new government of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was about to embark on a pharaonic infrastructure project for Brazil's arid Northeast.

  • BRASILIA/ WASHINGTON, Sept 30- The United States will pay Brazilian cotton producers $300 million to settle a decade-old dispute over cotton subsidies, two officials familiar with the settlement said on Tuesday, the first concrete step to repair ties hurt by an espionage scandal.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 30- The United States and Brazil are close to settling a decade-old trade dispute over cotton subsidies, three Brazilian sources close to the talks told Reuters, in what would be the first concrete step to repair ties hurt by an espionage scandal.

  • *HSBC manufacturing survey disappoints, but exports improve. SYDNEY, Sept 30- Asian markets were in hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China's response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong, while the U.S. dollar was on track to post its biggest monthly gain in well over a year.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 30- Asian markets were in hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China's response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong, while the U.S. dollar was on track to post its biggest monthly gain in well over a year.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 29- Brazilian financial markets took a beating on Monday after polls showed President Dilma Rousseff pulling past challenger Marina Silva ahead of Sunday's election. Many traders see Brazil's risk premium declining under a different administration, which would help attract foreign investment and support the real.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 26- Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has regained the momentum in an election race that looks too close to call just a week before the first round of voting, using a wave of attacks to halt a surge by challenger Marina Silva.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 25- Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva vowed on Thursday to de-politicize regulatory agencies that she says do more to win favor with government allies than ensure fair and efficient markets in Latin America's biggest economy.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 23- President Dilma Rousseff has regained the edge in Brazil's presidential race after weeks of aggressive campaigning against environmentalist Marina Silva, who has lost ground among voters in the campaign's homestretch, polls showed on Tuesday.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 23- President Dilma Rousseff has regained a slight edge in Brazil's presidential race after weeks of aggressive campaigning against environmentalist Marina Silva, who is losing some voter support in the campaign's homestretch, a poll showed on Tuesday.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 22- President Dilma Rousseff has a slight lead over her main rival Marina Silva in a runoff that is expected to decide Brazil's presidential election next month, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

  • T4U, which is controlled by Israel's Fishman Group, hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Itaú BBA SA, UBS AG and Citigroup Inc to manage the deal. The IPO plan, the first to be filed in Brazil in about a year, comes at a time when operators such as American Tower Corp expand in Brazil and demand for high-speed internet spurs the construction of thousands of towers.

  • Fortress: Brazil 'most amazing' trading opp Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 3:08 PM ET
    Aerial view of Christ the Redeemer statue, in Rio de Janeiro, June 26, 2014.

    Fortress Investment Group executive Gareth Henry thinks Brazil is the best place to invest in over the next year.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 21- Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 19- One day after announcing that income inequality increased in Brazil last year, the Brazilian statistics institute IBGE said on Friday it had miscalculated and issued a new number reversing the trend.

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Sept 19- Brazil's financial markets have rallied on the prospect of environmentalist Marina Silva unseating President Dilma Rousseff in next month's election, but political donations show plenty of companies may be wary of a new administration.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 19- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has clawed back support at the expense of her main opponent in next month's presidential election, a poll showed on Friday, suggesting the runoff that should decide the vote is too close to call.