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Business South America

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to speak on the economic outlook before the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce- 2030 GMT.

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to speak on the economic outlook before the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce- 2030 GMT.

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to speak on the economic outlook before the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce- 2030 GMT.

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to speak on the economic outlook before the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce- 2030 GMT.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 24- Vale SA has stepped up the search for a new chief executive officer as Murilo Ferreira announced his departure, signaling efforts by some top shareholders to shield the world's No. 1 iron producer from political interference, three people with direct knowledge of the situation said on Friday. Potential candidates include Chief Financial...

  • HERNANDARIAS, Paraguay, Feb 24- When toymaker Estrela decided to move manufacturing capacity back to Latin America from China, it sank $2 million into a new factory not in its native Brazil- the region's largest economy- but in its tiny southern neighbor Paraguay. Paraguay has important competitive advantages: cheap energy, labor flexibility and low social...

  • HERNANDARIAS, Paraguay, Feb 24- When toymaker Estrela decided to move manufacturing capacity back to Latin America from China, it sank $2 million into a new factory not in its native Brazil- the region's largest economy- but in its tiny southern neighbor Paraguay. Paraguay has important competitive advantages: cheap energy, labor flexibility and low social...

  • HERNANDARIAS, Paraguay, Feb 24- When toymaker Estrela decided to move manufacturing capacity back to Latin America from China, it sank $2 million into a new factory not in its native Brazil- the region's largest economy- but in its tiny southern neighbor Paraguay. Paraguay has important competitive advantages: cheap energy, labor flexibility and low social...

  • HERNANDARIAS, Paraguay, Feb 24- When toymaker Estrela decided to move manufacturing capacity back to Latin America from China, it sank $2 million into a new factory not in its native Brazil- the region's largest economy- but in its tiny southern neighbor Paraguay. Paraguay has important competitive advantages: cheap energy, labor flexibility and low social...

  • BOGOTA, Feb 24- Colombia's central bank is likely to hold the benchmark interest rate steady for a second month on Friday as board members struggle to ease inflation even as the economy remains sluggish. Latin America's fourth-largest economy has been hit by a slump in global oil prices and is struggling with a rise in inflation. Crude oil is Colombia's biggest...

  • Workers assemble Kia Motors Corp. Forte vehicles during the inauguration of the company's production plant in Pesqueria, Mexico, on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist tone will likely hand China significant soft power on trade deals, economists said.

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Bank Of Japan Executive Director Shigehiro Kuwabara to attend the Third FinTech Forum. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John...

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Bank Of Japan Executive Director Shigehiro Kuwabara to attend the Third FinTech Forum. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Argentina _ MercadoLibre SA on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $51.3 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 90 cents per share. MercadoLibre shares have climbed 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 23- Brazilian police made two arrests and carried out 15 search warrants in the state of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday in the latest phase of a sweeping investigation into corruption at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA. The sprawling, three-year-old graft probe, named Operation Car Wash after its origins at a gas station in the capital...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 23- Twitter Inc has found a bright spot in Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, even as weak advertising sales across the globe have punished the social network's stock in recent weeks. Advertising revenue rose about 30 percent in Brazil last year, Twitter's top executive in the country told Reuters, defying a two-year slowdown in the local...

  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • BRASILIA, Feb 22- Brazil's central bank maintained its pace of interest rate cuts as expected on Wednesday, but signaled policymakers could step up monetary easing in an attempt to pull the economy out of its worst recession ever. In a unanimous vote, the bank's 9- member monetary policy committee, known as Copom, cut its benchmark Selic rate by 75 basis points for...

  • BRASILIA, Feb 22- Brazil's central bank maintained its pace of interest rate cuts as expected on Wednesday, but signaled policymakers could step up monetary easing in an attempt to pull the economy out of its worst recession ever. In a unanimous vote, the bank's 9- member monetary policy committee, known as Copom, cut its benchmark Selic rate by 75 basis points for...