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  • BRASILIA, Dec 2- Brazil posted a trade surplus in November that was more than five times expectations, official data showed on Monday, but even so the country remained on track to end the year with its first annual deficit in more than a decade.

  • JIQUITAIA, Brazil, Dec 1- They were heckled and called slaves of a communist state when they first landed, but in the poorest corners of Brazil the arrival of 5,400 Cuban doctors is being welcomed as a godsend.

  • *New fuel price policy announced but details scarce. RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 29- Brazil's state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, said on Friday it will raise the wholesale price of gasoline by 4 percent and diesel by 8 percent to cut losses and bring domestic fuel costs closer to international levels.

  • BRASILIA, Nov 29- Brazil posted its smallest primary budget surplus for the month of October in more than a decade, casting further doubt on public finances as the government scrambles to meet a year-end fiscal goal that is key to the future of its credit rating.

  • BRASILIA, Nov 28- Brazil's primary surplus will soar in the last two months of this year thanks to extraordinary revenues, Treasury chief Arno Augustin said on Thursday, evidence of the government's reliance on one-time cash inflows to try to meet an important fiscal goal in 2013..

  • BRASILIA, Nov 28- Brazil's primary surplus will soar in the last two months of this year thanks to extraordinary revenues, Treasury chief Arno Augustin said on Thursday, evidence of the government's reliance on one-time cash inflows to try to meet an important fiscal goal in 2013..

  • BRASILIA, Nov 27- Brazil raised interest rates on Wednesday for the sixth straight time, ending a short-lived era of single-digit borrowing costs that failed to reignite Latin America's largest economy and instead fed inflation.

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Nov 27- Brazil's Supreme Court began reviewing a two-decade old case on savings-account interest payments on Wednesday that could cost banks almost a third of their market value if they lose and throw a wrench into Latin America's largest economy.

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 27- Brazil seems to have hit a sweet spot in private sector infrastructure investments, as local engineering firm Odebrecht Transport made the winning bid on a leg of the main highway in the heart of the country's grain belt on Wednesday. The competitive auction will favor President Dilma Rousseff as she heads into the 2014 election year.

  • BRASILIA, Nov 27- Brazil is widely expected to raise interest rates for the sixth consecutive time on Wednesday, taking borrowing costs back to double digits as policymakers race to contain naggingly high inflation in Latin America's largest economy.

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Nov 27- Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday begins reviewing a two-decade old case on savings accounts that could cost banks almost one-third of their market value and throw a wrench into Latin America's largest economy.

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 22- Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of contracts in a hotly contested auction as the country overhauls crowded terminals ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 22- Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of concessions in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte in a push to overhaul the country's crowded terminals.

  • BRASILIA, Nov 20- Failure by the United States to pay Brazil compensation for cotton subsidies could worsen relations between the two trade partners, an influential Brazilian business group said on Wednesday.

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 20- Shareholders of telecom giants AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc are seeking more details related to their sharing of customer information with governments, showing investors starting to push back over the role of communications companies in spying operations.

  • *Will need to bargain with right, independents in Congress. SANTIAGO, Nov 18- Chile presidential favorite Michelle Bachelet is seen strolling to victory in next month's run-off vote, but she will face an uphill battle to push through an ambitious reform program and is set to inherit a weakening economy.

  • Boeing Chief Executive Jim McNerney told reporters at the Dubai Airshow it was difficult to predict future orders given continued uncertainty about the U.S. budget.

  • DUBAI, Nov 17- Boeing's chief F/A-18 test pilot pulled the nose of the Super Hornet up into a steep 40- degree angle, then tilted the wings to the left and right, as he demonstrated the popular Navy fighter jet's ability to maneuver, even when under attack.

  • Brazil's Franco oil field may rival Libra in size - ANP Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 13- The Franco field off the coast of southeastern Brazil could have as much or more oil than the massive Libra field that the government last month sold in an auction to a group of energy companies, oil regulator ANP said on Wednesday.

  • BRASILIA, Nov 12- Worried about a rapid deterioration of Brazil's finances, many investors are calling on President Dilma Rousseff to make sharp budget cuts.

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