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  • *Japan shares up more than 1 pct, South Korea up 0.5 pct. TOKYO, Oct 6- Japanese stocks bounced on Monday and the U.S. dollar held near four-year highs against a basket of currencies, as upbeat U.S. jobs data boosted sentiment after a week of worries about global growth and geopolitical tensions frayed investor nerves. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 5- In Brazil's most unpredictable election in decades, it was the candidate with the old-school family pedigree and a calm, presidential air who turned the race upside down with a dramatic late surge. Stuck in third place and all but written off just a week ago, Senator Aecio Neves, 54, comfortably grabbed second place in the first round of voting on...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 5- Brazil's presidential election is going to a runoff between President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves, the country's electoral authority confirmed on Sunday.

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 5- The latest partial count of votes in Brazil's presidential election on Sunday shows President Dilma Rousseff leading with 40.53 percent of valid votes, according to the country's electoral authority. An official tally of 86.55 percent of ballots showed Rousseff was followed by challenger Aecio Neves with 34.83 percent and Marina Silva with...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 5- Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff placed first in Sunday's election but did not get enough votes to avoid a runoff and will face pro-business rival Aecio Neves after he made a dramatic late surge into second place, partial results showed. After Brazil's most volatile campaign in decades, Neves' emphasis on "safe change" and his record as a...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 5- Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff placed a strong first in Sunday's election but did not get enough votes to avoid a runoff and will face pro-business rival Aecio Neves after he made a dramatic late surge into second place, an exit poll showed. After Brazil's most volatile campaign in decades, Neves' emphasis on "safe change" and his record...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 5- Brazil's presidential election is heading to a runoff between President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves, according to an exit poll conducted by public research firm Ibope during the first round of voting on Sunday. The poll of 64,200 voters, released by TV Globo, showed 44 percent of valid votes going to Rousseff, 30 percent to Neves and...

  • Brazil election eve polls suggest Neves ahead of Silva Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 | 6:58 PM ET
    Presidential candidate Aecio Neves of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB) waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Mogi das Cruzes October 1, 2014.

    Brazilian candidate Aecio Neves is heading into Sunday's election with a slight edge over environmentalist Marina Silva, new polls showed on Saturday.

  • 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...

  • Andrew Palmer, Americas editor at The Economist, discusses how Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has increased her popularity quickly, after polls showed her behind rival Marina Silva ahead of the elections.

  • Carlos Caicedo, senior principal analyst for Latin America at IHS, says Brazilian incumbent Dilma Rousseff will need to "reassure" markets if she wins the election to avoid the country growing at a "meagre" pace.

  • 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 InĂ¡cio 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.