Jimena Blanco, head of Americas at Verisk Maplecroft, says investor perceptions of Brazil may change if Dilma Rousseff's government is removed.
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians flooded the streets on Sunday in record protests calling for President Dilma Rousseff's removal.
The slump in oil prices is frightening stock traders, but the impact on geopolitical stability may prove to be more alarming this year.
Tom Elliott, international investment strategist at DeVere Group, says if Brazil can get some stability in commodity prices and lose some political risk, it'll start to look cheap for investors.
Could South Africa be the next major emerging market to lose its investment grade rating?
Brazil launched impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, as the country's economic and political turmoil worsens.
Dilma Rousseff of Brazil announced Friday that she was cutting her salary by 10%, reducing the size of her cabinet and slashing thousands of coveted jobs, the NYT reports.
The Brazilian real hit a new all-time low on Tuesday after authorities announced a massive austerity package at a time when the economy is shrinking fast.
Brazil is struggling with the confluence of two separate, but interrelated crises: one economic, and the other political.
Despite protests and calls to impeach its president, Brazil is down but not out as it heads to the 2016 Olympics, says Juliana Barbassa.
Moody's cut Brazil's credit rating to near-junk status on Tuesday but said the country's coveted investment grade status is safe for now, proving some relief to President Dilma Rousseff.
The Obama administration is starting a new program to spread solar power and solar industry jobs to more Americans.
The countries agreed to measures aimed to open trade, increase infrastructure collaboration and increase the use of renewable energy.
Brazil's state-run oil giant, Petrobras, is engulfed in arguably the largest financial scandal in the country's history.
Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Brazil's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings to "negative" from "stable."
Shell’s $69 billion bid for BG Group could increase its exposure to Brazil at a time when the country appears to be destabilizing and stagnating.
Russia, Australia and the Netherlands became the latest three countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
China's Finance Ministry said on Saturday that the U.K. and Switzerland had been formally accepted as founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Major emerging markets like Brazil and Russia could be at risk of a widespread credit crisis that could impact the world’s financial markets.
Mass demonstrations across Brazil against corruption and waning economic growth have highlighted that Russia is not the only BRIC nation off track.