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1 hr ago | Voice of America
Presidential candidate and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff of Workers' Party speaks during the first television debate at the Bandeirantes TV studio in Sao Paulo, Aug. 26, 2014.
1 hr ago | Reuters
Brazil fell into a recession in the first half of the year as investment dropped sharply and the country's hosting of the World Cup suffocated economic activity, a major blow to President Dilma Rousseff's already fading hopes for re-election in October.
5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
SAfO PAULO-BrazilA s faltering economy fell into a technical recession in the first half of the year, the latest blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election hopes with just five weeks before voting starts, with little evidence an improvement might be on the way.
Brazil's ruling party has asked Google Inc to pull a spliced campaign video from YouTube that gives viewers the impression its leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , is backing opposition presidential candidate Marina Silva.
As Brazil Socialist Party candidate, Silva has surged ahead of the current president and Worker's Party candidate Dilma Rousseff in polls, especially in a potential runoff election.
Brazil's Bovespa stock index rose to its highest in 19 months on Wednesday after polls showed President Dilma Rousseff might lose her re-election bid in October, while the yield curve on benchmark interest-rate contracts inverted on bets the next president will be tougher on inflation.
With Brazil on the brink of a recession, President Dilma Rousseff 's two main challengers in the October election are promising a return to orthodox economic policies and greater transparency to restore business confidence and investment.
In a stock market near historic highs, bargains are hard to come by and therefore investors have continued to look at emerging markets for bargains.
Data released Tuesday evening showed that Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva , an environmental activist, would garner 45% of the likely vote in a runoff, compared with 36% for current Pres.
Kunberle Spence. Ronald Emiue. Edward Gonzales. An advisor to President Daniel Ortega upped the ante he claimed in a television interview that Costa Rica contaminates the San Juan River and not the other way around .
Signs of political stability in Turkey and political change in Brazil contributed to a multi-year high for emerging market equities.
Marina Silva's campaign team revealed yesterday that the Brazilian presidential candidate would seek to lure former leaders Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Luiz Incio Lula da Silva into her government, should she win October's vote, as the Brazilian Socialist Party began its charm offensive against undecided voters.
Shares of the primary U.S.-traded shares of Petrobras are up 4.8% today to $18.02, on the heels of a 3% decline Friday.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:37 pm
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