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Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform

Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the hea...

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform

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Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government pension reform proposal, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:45

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted into what he called a "little reform."...
2019-05-24 23:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
2019-05-27 17:45

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
2019-05-23 15:15

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:01

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies firm on U.S. rate cut prospects The currencies of Brazil and Mexico firmed on Wednesday, benefiting from prospects that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon after data showed that U.S. inflation barely rose in May. The greenback held steady after a brief dip on the ...
2019-06-12 17:30

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hit over three-week peak on Mexico, Brazil gains An index of Latin American stocks rose on Thursday, aided by gains among Mexican stocks on optimism around its trade deal with Canada and the United States, while most Latin American currencies softened marginally against the dollar. Sentiment to...
2019-05-30 23:01

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Brazil's real stars on c.bank chief's comments Latin American currencies firmed against the dollar on Wednesday, led by gains in Brazil's real, while a Latin American stocks benchmark hit a more than two-and-a-half-week high, aided by strong gains in Mexico. While strength among most regio...
2019-05-29 23:15

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real weakens Latin American stocks fell nearly 2% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while the Brazilian real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the country's pension system faded. The real fell 1% to 3.89 per dollar after Brazil'...
2019-06-14 23:30

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real dips An index of Latin American stocks fell more than 1% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while Brazil's real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the country's pension system faded and weak economic data weighed. The real ...
2019-06-14 17:30

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week whe...
2019-06-12 09:30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
2019-06-06 05:30

Cboe Global Markets Announces Senate Version of Options Markets Stability Act CHICAGO – July 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced that Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced S. 3283, The O...
2019-05-21 20:30

Cboe Global Markets Announces Appointments of Three Executives to its Markets Division CHICAGO – December 11, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it has hired Arianne Criqui as Senior Vice President, Head of Options and Business Development, and Robert Ho...
2019-05-21 20:30

Cboe Global Markets Appoints Executive Vice Presidents in Newly Formed Markets Division CHICAGO – April 4, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the appointments of Andy Lowenthal and Bryan Harkins as Executive Vice Presidents and co-hea...
2019-05-21 20:30

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa top gainer among Latam markets, FX firms A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Tuesday, boosted by strong gains in index heavyweight Brazil, and the region's currencies firmed broadly against the dollar as frosty U.S.-China ties marginally thawed. The United States late on Monday al...
2019-05-22 01:30

Less Than Three Weeks Until Pension Deadline FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lawmakers have less than three weeks before pension rates for a lot of state agencies skyrocket. It’s a potential crisis that could affect health departments, rape crisis centers and regional universities. Last w...
2019-06-13 07:00

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
2019-06-05 22:45

Bevin Says He’s Agreed To Changes To His Pension Proposal FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan as he continues trying to win enough support to take up the measure in a special legislative session this month. The Republican...
2019-06-04 12:15

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
2019-05-21 20:15

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in online advertising....
2019-06-04 15:30

The US Open complaints at Pebble Beach are starting early The US Open doesn’t tee off until next Thursday, but there are already complaints over the Pebble Beach course. Patrick Cantlay posted a video on Instagram Thursday, showing a plethora of overgrown grass just next to a green. “Alright here we are at ...
2019-06-08 01:00

Apple Changes MacBook Butterfly Keyboard After User Complaints After customers reported issues with three generations of its Mac laptop keyboard, Apple is changing a component material and expanding its keyboard repair program....
2019-05-22 07:45

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed injured players to compete....
2019-05-21 15:45

Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “CBS Evening News” anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn’t stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. The “60 Minutes” corresponde...
2019-05-27 03:45

Crutchlow: Lorenzo's complaints about Honda MotoGP bike not new LCR rider Cal Crutchlow says the bike changes that Honda's new signing Jorge Lorenzo has been asking for are the same as what other Honda riders have requested "for years"...
2019-06-14 14:15

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
2019-05-22 19:30

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
2019-06-14 22:15

| Madagascar leader sees parliament win amid fraud complaints Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina says he believes his party and allies are on course for a majority in the country's new parliament, but the opposition alleges that "anomalies" have been detected in the vote....
2019-05-29 21:45

US yanks funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed after complaints WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it’s suspended funding for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are U...
2019-06-01 22:30

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme......
2019-06-14 18:15

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up i...
2019-06-06 02:00

Pension-pork bills could cost NY taxpayers extra $1.5B They’re doling out the pork. Paying for New York’s retired municipal workers could cost taxpayers an additional $1.5 billion dollars this year thanks to a trove of pension-pork bills introduced by Albany lawmakers in the final days of the legislative...
2019-06-07 09:15

Mel B addresses sound issues on first stop of Spice Girls tour after complaints Mel B is addressing complaints of sound issues at the Spice Girls first tour stop in Dublin, saying things will be "much better" at the next stop.        ...
2019-05-26 03:30

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
2019-05-21 18:45

Tesla reportedly blocks access to social network for work complaints Tesla is known to be sensitive about leaks, but that might have serious consequences for employees who just want to discuss workplace problems. Blind, an anonymous social network for work complaints, told Verdict that Tesla appears to be blocking st...
2019-06-05 04:30

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House leaders say the governor’s pension bill still lacks enough votes to pass their chamber, even with some changes that were revealed this week. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney said Thu...
2019-06-07 00:30

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bo...
2019-06-15 13:45

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 09:15

Pension Processes, Farewells For Hundreds Of Police Personnel Held Up Hundreds of retirement and subsequent pension procedures for personnel of various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been stuck since May 31 as the Ministry of Home Affairs is yet to take a......
2019-06-09 18:45

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to make it more sustainable as people live longer and swap jobs more often. One of the key changes ann...
2019-06-05 14:00

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian law firm Maurice Blackburn said on Thursday it has filed a class-action lawsuit against wealth manager AMP Ltd on the behalf of all AMP superannuation fund account holders....
2019-05-30 04:00

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly, according to two antitrust lawyers....
2019-06-03 04:45

'Slug'-sized growths removed from woman's nose after complaints of breathing issues A 21-year-old woman who said her breathing issues made it difficult to exercise or even study around others was shocked by the growths surgeons removed from her nostrils, which she said were about “the size of large slugs.”...
2019-05-29 00:15

Tesla Is Blocking Its Employees From Accessing an Anonymous Social Network for Workplace Complaints Blind is an anonymous social network that has been used by tech workers to speak freely about grievances related to the workplace, among other concerns. Thousands of Tesla employees have signed up for the service, but now the company is reportedly tr...
2019-06-04 23:45

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide after the company received complaints from schools about hard plastic found in the product...
2019-06-10 17:45

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Boy, 4, has dozens of worms removed from intestines after complaints of pain, vomiting A 4-year-old boy with a history of stomach pain, vomiting and abdominal distention eventually landed on the operating table where surgeons manually removed dozens of worms that had been living in his intestines....
2019-06-10 20:45

Estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom has history of loan defaults, business complaints Fotis Dulos posed as a successful businessman despite being sued by his in-laws for nearly $2 million for failing to repay loans keeping his business afloat....
2019-06-06 04:00

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
2019-05-24 02:30

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
2019-05-22 15:30

UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
2019-05-22 17:45

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
2019-05-28 09:15

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
2019-05-24 06:15

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
2019-05-29 01:15

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk ...
2019-06-12 17:15

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
2019-06-14 04:00

Rumors ministers will move against UK PM May: ITV reporter There are rumors Prime Minister Theresa May's top team of ministers will move against her on Wednesday, an ITV reporter said on Twitter, citing an unnamed source....
2019-05-22 16:45

New Ministers Including First-Timers: See List Here Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet will have at least six first-time ministers. The names emerged hours before PM Modi and his team of ministers will take oath after the BJP's resounding......
2019-05-30 14:15

Ministers Decided. Who Will Be The Big 4? Suspense Builds As call-ups confirmed who will be minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government, speculation focused on the Big Four in the new cabinet - the Home Ministry, Finance Ministry, Defence......
2019-05-30 14:15

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
2019-05-30 18:00

Poland: Cabinet reshuffled after some ministers win EU seats WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has sworn in new members of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s Cabinet after several government ministers won mandates to the European Parliament. Those departing include Beata Szydlo, a former pr...
2019-06-04 12:15

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
2019-06-05 19:15

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
2019-05-21 15:15

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive ...
2019-05-22 15:30

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
2019-05-24 01:30

Uttar Pradesh Gets 10 Central Ministers In PM Modi's Second Term NDA's second term in office Thursday saw eastern Uttar Pradesh bagging the lion share of the ministerial berths with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself leading the pack....
2019-05-30 23:00

Theresa May to hold talks with ministers in bid to stave off exit PM clinging on despite extreme pressure from her party to quit as soon as EU elections are overFollow all the latest updates – politics liveTheresa May is trying to slow her departure from No 10 by meeting cabinet ministers to discuss rewriting her w...
2019-05-23 18:45

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
2019-05-30 23:00

Salman Khan Congratulates PM Modi On "Splendid" Team Of Ministers Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath along with his ministers in a grand ceremony, actor Salman Khan on Sunday congratulated him for choosing a "splendid" team of ministers and wished......
2019-06-03 03:45

Home Minister Amit Shah Chairs Meeting of Top Ministers Home Minister Amit Shah today presided over a meeting of top ministers including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar....
2019-06-04 20:15

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
2019-06-04 03:30

PM Modi Begins Second Term, Portfolios Of New Ministers Today: Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath for a second term in the presence of 8,000 guests including world leaders, dignitaries, politicians, celebrities and industrialists on Thursday, exactly a week......
2019-05-31 08:30

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
2019-05-31 09:15

Kamal Nath Asks Ministers To Look After MLAs To Prevent Poaching Days after the Lok Sabha poll results, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has moved swiftly to keep his flock of Congress MLAs together to thwart any poaching attempt by a resurgent BJP....
2019-05-28 03:30

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
2019-05-25 02:45

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
2019-06-06 02:15

Be Punctual, Avoid Work-From-Home, PM Modi Tells His Ministers Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a list of dos and don'ts at the first meeting of his council of ministers on Wednesday. Ministers should be punctual, regular and avoid working from home, he asserted,......
2019-06-13 09:45

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
2019-06-08 10:30

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
2019-06-14 00:30

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
2019-05-31 21:15

PM Modi, Amit Shah Meet For 3 Hours On New Ministers Ahead Of Swearing-In Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah met for nearly three hours this evening, a day ahead of the new government's grand oath taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
2019-05-29 21:30

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
2019-05-30 18:00

PM Meets Council Of Ministers Ahead Of NDA Dinner Hosted By Amit Shah Two days to go for the counting of votes, BJP chief Amit Shah is touching base with the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance, with a special dinner this evening....
2019-05-21 16:30

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
2019-05-21 23:15

Rajnath Singh Meets Ministers After Late Inclusion In Cabinet Panels Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was seen to be making a point on Friday as he held an informal meeting of ministers, just a day after he was belatedly added to the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary......
2019-06-08 04:15

Most Ministers Wear White Kurta-Pyjama, Waistcoat At Swearing-In Ceremony Traditional Indian wear and use of Hindi language for oath-taking were the overriding themes at the glittering swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers of the new NDA......
2019-05-31 08:30

Ahead Of Parliament Session, Union Ministers Reach Out To Sonia Gandhi Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday met Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi, seeking her party's cooperation for smooth functioning of the Parliament session beginning......
2019-06-07 18:30

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 12.35pm BST Speaking of Boris Johnson, news just in: he will face his rivals in a TV debate, but only after the second roun...
2019-06-14 13:45

Tamil-Speaking Ministers Join Firefight As Anti-Hindi Uproar Swells Hindi will not be thrust upon any state, the government said on Sunday, stepping up its damage control amid a controversy over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, which is seen by......
2019-06-03 03:45

Live Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah At Ministers Meet In BJP Office: Highlights The Union Council of Ministers is meeting today at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office in New Delhi. The meeting is also being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The......
2019-05-21 16:30

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
2019-06-07 11:15

Ukraine's president asks parliament to sack foreign, defense ministers, SBU head Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has asked parliament to sack the foreign and defense ministers and the head of the security service SBU, the presidential press service said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 14:45

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers....
2019-05-21 20:15

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
2019-06-09 19:45

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
2019-05-22 16:45

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 07:00

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
2019-06-10 11:00

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
2019-05-31 08:45

Manmohan Singh Meets Congress Chief Ministers Ahead Of NITI Aayog Meeting Four Congress chief ministers and Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy met former prime minister Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and......
2019-06-15 11:45

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
2019-06-10 00:45

French prime minister unveils "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two key planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
2019-06-12 18:30

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for crimin...
2019-06-02 22:30

Ukraine parliament takes aim at president's election reform plan Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap national election, which the speaker said lawmakers would seek to annul....
2019-05-22 19:45

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
2019-05-26 07:30

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
2019-05-26 01:15

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
2019-06-07 18:30

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
2019-06-11 06:45

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
2019-05-24 03:15

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
2019-05-23 17:15

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised concerns over judicial independence....
2019-05-30 14:45

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be replaced because of the slow pace of anti-doping reforms. High jumper Mariya Lasitskene’s mes...
2019-06-10 13:15

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
2019-05-23 08:30

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
2019-06-03 22:30

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14 11:15

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
2019-06-12 06:45

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
2019-06-13 11:15

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
2019-06-03 19:45

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
2019-05-23 21:15

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
2019-06-03 18:15

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
2019-05-27 09:15

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
2019-05-21 14:31

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
2019-05-24 02:30

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
2019-06-07 22:15

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal just...
2019-06-14 04:45

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector, said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers....
2019-06-13 05:30

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
2019-06-14 07:15

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
2019-06-12 03:30

Dan Crenshaw: Tlaib's income inequality reform plan 'encourages people not to work' Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., new plan to fight poverty is a "deeply immoral" proposition that encourages people not to work, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw....
2019-06-11 04:45

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
2019-06-12 06:45

Presidential panel submits long-delayed report on South African land reform A panel of experts appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to advise South Africa's government on how to resolve the issue of land reform, restitution and redistribution handed in its final report on Tuesday, the presidency said....
2019-06-11 20:30

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday....
2019-06-10 10:30

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory...
2019-05-23 21:15

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financia...
2019-05-23 21:15

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, whose eight-year tenure through 2010 coincided with a global commoditie...
2019-06-08 01:15

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
2019-06-11 11:01

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel to South America's largest country....
2019-05-29 11:30

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players over the last two decades, but age and an inability to adapt to the rapidly evolving game could see the ...
2019-06-07 02:45

Markets Are Pessimistic. Should You Be? From a technical analysis perspective, Asian-Pacific markets have reached a very important juncture. Watch as our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, explains more....
2019-05-21 20:30

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
2019-05-27 14:45

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
2019-05-29 18:00

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent....
2019-05-21 14:31

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
2019-06-14 15:30

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristiane 38\u0027)"...
2019-06-14 00:15

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them? If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeri...
2019-05-26 22:15

We need to change how we think about oil markets, says IHS Energy VP Roger Diwan, IHS Vice President for energy and financial markets, and Helima Croft, RBC head of commodity, join "Squawk on the Street" to break down growing tensions in the Middle East and their effect on oil markets....
2019-06-14 21:45

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall for the 2nd day in a row NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending lower for the second day straight, dragged down by losses in technology companies and banks. Energy companies also fell Wednesday as the price...
2019-06-12 22:15

Stock markets are shrinking REUTERS/Tyrone Siu The US stock market has de-equitised, a fancy term that basically means that companies are buying more shares than they are issuing, every year since 2011. It's shrunk 2.3% since 2018. This is natural, according to Citigroup stra...
2019-05-28 22:15

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and dangerous prison system....
2019-05-28 13:45

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The six-time women’s world player of the year was hurt in training on May 24. She had a week of phy...
2019-06-09 04:15

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 3.06pm BST 34 mins: The late, late, late offside flag strikes again, as it has a number of ...
2019-06-09 16:15

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
2019-06-05 02:45

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15 Brazilian officials say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control...
2019-05-27 02:45

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday. The veteran forward’s goal in the 64th minute for the hat trick came on a free ki...
2019-06-09 22:30

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market -CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
2019-06-04 22:15

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
2019-05-21 15:45

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company, according to a securities filing on Monday....
2019-06-10 14:30

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital market...
2019-05-21 16:30

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
2019-05-21 21:45

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
2019-05-23 03:15

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban from the sport, the global soccer body said on Monday....
2019-05-28 01:15

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expenditures, it said on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:45

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack of atmosphere as the lackluster display."...
2019-06-15 12:30

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others....
2019-06-05 08:45

Brazil says Turkey backs down on steel tariffs Turkey has decided not to impose tariffs on steel imports from Brazil after concluding an investigation into a dispute between the two countries, Brazil's Economy Ministry and Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
2019-05-24 18:30

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
2019-06-12 14:15

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the rape accusations against the Paris St Germain player affect their preparations for the tournament....
2019-06-03 00:15

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Montpellier, France....
2019-06-14 03:45

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset and unsure if it will face the six-time FIFA Player of the Year....
2019-06-13 18:45

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly guided prosecutors in the 2017 conviction of former P...
2019-06-11 04:45

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
2019-05-25 19:15

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-08 02:45

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
2019-06-14 05:45

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik’s legs and ran right past her, I thought to myself, Oooo that was sick, and if it ends with a goal....
2019-06-13 23:45

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
2019-05-22 08:45

Markets Right Now: Stocks look to shake off dreary May NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising Monday as Wall Street looks to start a new month on a good foot. Technology and energy stocks paced the early gains. The S&P 500 suffered i...
2019-06-03 15:45

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them?: QuickTake If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeri...
2019-05-26 03:00

Sprint lights up its 5G network in four markets Sprint is the latest US carrier that launches its 5G services in select locations. The network operator has just announced that customers will be offered “blazing-fast download speeds” in areas of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and Kansas City....
2019-05-31 00:00

Trading a Trade War: 'Markets Don't Appear Ready for That' How do you trade a trade war? A previously abstract question is becoming more pressing for investors as U.S.-China trade relations fray. Here are ways they are adapting....
2019-05-22 14:45

Commodities: What Markets and Indicators to Watch? When it comes to commodity prices, sometimes it pays to watch other markets and indicators alongside Elliott waves. Jeffrey Kennedy, our long-time Commodity Junctures editor, tells you what indicators he monitors in this new ElliottWaveTV interview....
2019-05-21 14:37

Markets Just Got “Exciting” (That's a Good Thing) Germany’s DAX is Europe’s most important index, and October’s volatility gave us an important trend confirmation. Watch our European Financial Forecast editor, Brian Whitmer, give more details....
2019-05-21 14:45

Rate Cuts Aren't as Certain as Markets Think Economics Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson was fond of saying that rational people change their mind when the facts change. In the case of interest rates, though, investors have changed their minds a lot, but the facts don’t look much different....
2019-06-06 13:30

UPDATE 3-Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF SA , owner of sporting goods retailer Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd, the company said in a filing on Thursday....
2019-05-24 06:15

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been strangled to death....
2019-05-28 06:45

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at four jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between riva...
2019-05-28 07:45

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according to the National Council of Civilian Police Chiefs....
2019-05-29 03:30

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Australia in the women's tournament on Thursday....
2019-06-14 00:15

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-15 21:15

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
2019-05-27 07:30

Neymar sits out Brazil training again because of knee issue Neymar sat out Brazil's training session for a second straight day during the team's Copa America preparations as he continues to recover from a left knee problem        ...
2019-05-31 00:30

Brazil's embargo on beef exports to China lifted Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday the country may resume beef exports to China after an embargo was lifted, sending shares of Brazilian meatpackers like Marfrig Global Foods and Minerva SA soaring....
2019-06-13 19:30

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
2019-05-28 13:45

Brazil’s Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was still a judge improperly advising prosecutors in a case against ex-Presi...
2019-06-16 01:30

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where fresh-water rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean....
2019-05-28 15:00

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and Congress....
2019-05-27 04:45

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-14 04:00

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Ama...
2019-05-30 09:30

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader's staunchest supporters felt the need to get out i...
2019-05-27 06:45

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon forest and other biomes has failed, as Congress will not vote into law a decree that weakened existin...
2019-05-30 02:45

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the opening match of the Copa America on Friday. Coutinho converted a penalty kick awarded by video review in t...
2019-06-15 07:15

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years....
2019-05-21 19:15

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process....
2019-06-14 15:15

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas, a day after 15 prisoners d...
2019-05-28 01:15

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, sending shares of Marfrig Global Foods, Minerva SA and other Brazilian meatpackers soaring....
2019-06-14 05:45

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
2019-06-15 14:30

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
2019-05-21 14:38

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
2019-05-28 05:30

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
2019-05-25 11:45

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities, after two days of unrest left 55 prisoners dead and authorities rushing to prevent the violence fr...
2019-05-29 03:45

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
2019-06-14 04:30

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Commercial, dropping one of Brazil's most iconic company names....
2019-05-24 01:30

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surgery. ...
2019-06-12 00:45

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-10 18:15

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday, without giving more details....
2019-05-22 02:45

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday."...
2019-06-08 19:30

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil manager Vadao has announced that Marta will miss Sunday’s tie with Jamaica as she recovers from a left ...
2019-06-09 01:45

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated with prosecutors in the case that led to the conviction and jailing of for...
2019-06-11 05:30

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer. The 37-year-old Baptista, who won two Copa America titles and also played with Real Madrid and Arsenal, has been struggling with injuries. Writing on Twitter, Baptista ...
2019-05-23 17:15

Brazil’s Natura announces purchase of Avon Products RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal. Natura said Wednesday the deal would create the world’s fourth-largest group of beauty products and aims to give the ...
2019-05-23 02:15

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final. The Recopa is played between the winners of the Copa Libe...
2019-05-23 05:15

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São Paulo. Marcelo says he was struggling to keep up with demand while manning the chips and white meat ...
2019-05-21 21:15

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
2019-06-10 15:45

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
2019-06-02 03:15

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
2019-06-06 08:15

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
2019-06-01 00:01

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 02:45

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 5.14pm BST 14 min: This time the Australians raid down the left, and win a corner. They are looking dang...
2019-06-13 18:15

UPDATE 1-Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network -vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-07 23:30

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing....
2019-06-13 18:45

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
2019-06-07 23:45

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
2019-05-22 14:45

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was still a judge improperly advising prosecutors in a case against ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Sil...
2019-06-16 03:45

Public Markets Expose the Myth of the Unicorn Some Silicon Valley’s unicorns have achieved lofty valuations in private markets where well-heeled optimists could readily buy, but skeptics couldn’t easily sell—much less short. The public market, as Lyft and Uber have discovered, is different....
2019-05-23 19:15

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
2019-06-03 21:45

Markets Regain Footing After Bout of Volatility European stocks rose and bond yields bounced higher, providing a sense of relief after several jittery days in markets over fears of a slowing global economy....
2019-05-30 13:00

Here’s why stock markets didn’t mind a bit of bad news The Dow surged 263 points as a disappointing jobs report and ongoing trade tensions buoyed investors’ hopes that the Fed will cut rates to boost the economy....
2019-06-08 08:00

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
2019-05-21 16:30

Trading a Trade Battle: 'Markets Don't Appear Ready for That' How do you trade a trade dispute? A previously abstract question is becoming more pressing for investors as U.S.-China trade relations fray. Here are ways they are adapting....
2019-05-22 21:45

Why private capital will dominate markets for the decades to come Big pools of private capital, led by sovereign wealth funds, private equity sponsors and family offices, now dominate capital formation in the key growth industry sectors of technology and biotech and the expanding markets of Asia. New tech will let ...
2019-05-21 15:45

Markets surge after Fed signals rate-cut probability The stock market roared Tuesday as Federal Reserve officials signaled they were open to cutting rates to prolong the US economy’s 10-year expansion. At a conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated he was prepared ...
2019-06-05 05:45

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise again, though energy tanks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, although a sharp drop in the price of oil tempered the gains. Energy shares fell as the price of ...
2019-06-05 22:30

Here’s why U.S. stock markets didn’t mind a bit of bad news The Dow surged 263 points as a disappointing jobs report and ongoing trade tensions buoyed investors' hopes that the Federal Reserve will cut rates to boost the economy....
2019-06-08 01:15

Boris Johnson Is Underpriced By the Financial Markets Sterling could well get a lift if the former Mayor of London becomes prime minister. International investors want clarity before they return to the U.K....
2019-06-11 11:00

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, oil up on tanker incident NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are rising at midday Thursday as a jump in the price of oil boosts energy companies. U.S. oil rose 3% after two oil tankers near the strategic Strait...
2019-06-13 18:15

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
2019-05-24 12:30

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on US deal with Mexico NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising Monday as investors welcome a deal between the U.S. and Mexico that avoids the imposition of tariffs. General Motors gained 2.3% and Ford r...
2019-06-10 16:30

Trade and the economy have become the new roller coaster for markets Trade could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and the bond market, which is flashing new worries about the economy....
2019-05-25 05:45

The Latest: US markets dip as trade tensions continue NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): ___ 11:00 a.m. Stocks are sinking sharply in morning trading on Wall Street as investors’ worries about the U.S.-China trade dispute deepen. The...
2019-05-23 17:15

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
2019-05-31 15:30

Emerging market CDS trade volumes hit $505 bln on Brazil, Mexico - EMTA Trading volume for emerging market credit default swaps (CDS) in the first three months of 2019 rose by 41% quarter-on-quarter to $505 billion - the second highest level on record, according to a survey of 13 major dealers released on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 17:30

Brazil's Nubank to start operations in Argentina, eyes 16 mln without accounts Brazil's Nubank said it will start operations in Argentina, aiming to win millions of clients who do not have access to the traditional banking system there, the fintech firm said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 19:15

Everton and Neres in contention for Neymar's spot in Brazil Brazil's 3-0 win over Bolivia in the Copa America opener Friday night showed two players fighting for the starting position that until recently belonged to injured Neymar       ...
2019-06-15 16:30

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three weeks....
2019-06-12 01:15

UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade carjacked in Brazil UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was carjacked at gunpoint in Brazil, according ESPN. Andrade, who was driving with her wife, Fernanda Gomes, early Thursday morning also posted about it on her Instagram story as a plea for help in fin...
2019-05-31 03:30

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century archi...
2019-06-01 16:45

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure minister Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas told reporters on Monday....
2019-06-11 01:30

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player        ...
2019-06-03 20:15

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 05:30

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2...
2019-06-13 23:30

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 23:00

Willian will replace Neymar in Brazil's Copa America lineup Chelsea's Willian has been announced as the injury replacement for Neymar on Brazil's Copa America squad, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Friday....
2019-06-08 01:30

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in friendly win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
2019-06-06 06:30

Brazil's Neymar ruled out of Copa América with ankle injury Forward suffers injury in friendly against QatarBrazil hosting tournament starting on 14 JuneThe Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa América with an ankle ligament injury. The 27-year-old suffered the setback in the first half of the...
2019-06-06 13:45

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesman said....
2019-06-14 03:00

Brazil's Braskem says hearing on appeal of NYSE delisting on Oct 17 - filing Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Tuesday that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has scheduled a hearing on the company's appeal of its delisting for October 17, according to a securities filing....
2019-06-12 00:45

Brazil's Moro, prosecutors scramble to react to leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro and federal prosecutors scrambled to recover on Monday after the website The Intercept published reports based on what it said were leaked messages from a corruption probe....
2019-06-10 19:15

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.        ...
2019-06-14 19:15

Arthur ruled out of Brazil's Copa America opener against Bolivia "Brazil will start without Arthur in their lineup for Friday’s Copa America opener against Bolivia but his midfield partner Casemiro said he was hoping for something special on a return to the ground where he made his name."...
2019-06-14 12:15

Rains seen hampering coffee, cane harvest in Brazil, but will cease soon Ample rains in most of the sugar and coffee areas in Brazil this week are expected to bring harvest operations to a halt, but forecasts indicate precipitation will pause at the end of this week and a prolonged dry period will follow....
2019-06-03 19:45

Brazil halts beef exports to China after atypical mad cow case Brazil has temporarily halted beef exports to China following an atypical case of mad cow disease in leading farm state Mato Grosso, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
2019-06-04 07:15

Brazil suspends beef exports to China after mad cow case: exporter A representative of a leading Brazil-based beef exporter confirmed on Monday that the country's agriculture ministry has suspended beef exports to China after a case of mad cow was reported in the state of Mato Grosso....
2019-06-04 07:15

Soccer: Brazil's Marta will not start Jamaica game - coach Brazil forward Marta will not start her team's opening game against Jamaica at the women's World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 17:45

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country far-right administration is seeking ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has sacked one of the most prominent moderates in his administration for reportedly fai...
2019-06-14 04:45

Brazil Justice minister laments hack of prosecutors’ phones Brazil’s justice minister is lamenting the hacking of phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen in jail...
2019-06-10 05:00

Brazil officials admit knowing prison clash was ‘imminent’ Families were burying Thursday victims of several prison riots that killed 55 inmates in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas, as authorities confirmed they had received warnings of an “imminent confrontation” days before the attacks begun...
2019-05-30 20:45

Brazil prosecution of Lula could be compromised, Intercept leaks show The Brazilian Bar Association has called for the suspension of the justice minister and several prosecutors. In messages, Sergio Moro, in his previous role as a judge, appears to conspire against former President Lula....
2019-06-11 06:15

Neymar misses Brazil training session because of knee pains RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team began its Copa America preparations. Brazil’s soccer confederation said in a statement that the s...
2019-05-29 23:45

Brazil's Odebrecht expects to take part in Petrobras auctions in 2019 Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA's construction unit expects to speed up talks with Petroleo Brasileiro SA to resume providing services to the state-run oil company and participate in its public auctions in the second half of 2019, an Odebrecht ex...
2019-06-13 21:45

Brazil's Vale will invest $1.9 billion to shut down nine dams -filing Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it will spend $1.9 billion for the decommissioning of nine tailing dams in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, according to a securities filing late on Friday....
2019-06-08 21:30

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as Monica's own goal overshadowed a milestone strike for team mate Marta as the South Americans suffered their first group stage defeat in 24 years....
2019-06-14 00:15

Brazil loses on devastating own goal after controversial offside review REUTERS Brazil's Monica recorded an own goal on Thursday during the team's matchup with Australia, making the score 3-2 Matildas. The assistant referee put the offside flag up, indicating that Australia's Sam Kerr was ahead of the defenders, but up...
2019-06-13 22:30

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and the government's solicitor general in the Car Wash corruption case, the company said on Monday in a fil...
2019-05-28 05:30

Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for prisons....
2019-05-27 04:45

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the streets across the country in their first major show of ...
2019-05-26 20:30

Brazil’s Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Football Confederation says star forward Marta has injured her left thigh and is undergoing physical therapy. The confederation announced on Saturday that Marta said she was feeling pain in the back of her left leg...
2019-05-26 00:30

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
2019-05-21 15:00

Brazil cosmetics firm Natura agrees to buy Avon Products Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to buy U.S. rival Avon Products Inc in an all-stock deal, creating the world's fourth-largest cosmetics company....
2019-05-23 00:00

Avon Products Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
2019-05-22 13:01

Anger mounts at Vale in Brazil town at risk for new dam burst It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining dam at risk of collapse....
2019-05-24 22:15

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon rainforest...
2019-05-21 18:45

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Authorities in Brazil say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, and at least eight people died before the riot was brought under control...
2019-05-27 02:45

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
2019-05-24 07:45

Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to conduct fifth-generation wireless technology (5G) tests in Florianopolis, a city in the south....
2019-05-23 03:00

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
2019-05-21 20:15

Brazil's Petrobras nears sale of offshore oilfields -sources Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA is nearing the sale of two oilfields in a process that could fetch around $1 billion and aid the state-run oil firm in its bid to reduce debt....
2019-05-28 13:15

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism....
2019-05-22 19:45

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
2019-05-23 08:30

European markets rebound into positive territory; Autos up 2% European stocks rebounded towards the end of the morning session Tuesday amid recovering investor sentiment worldwide, with autos emerging as the leading performer with a 2.1% rise....
2019-06-04 14:15

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than expected in May....
2019-06-03 09:30

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street following two days of losses. Technology companies and banks helped pull the market higher early Thu...
2019-05-30 16:30

Cboe Global Markets Announces Changes to Management Team CHICAGO – January 7, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, will become Executive Vice Preside...
2019-05-21 20:30

Apple Tops Global Wearables Markets in Q1 2019: IDC Global shipments of wearable devices reached 49.6 million units during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, up 55.2 percent from the previous year, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said....
2019-05-31 15:15

Macaskill on markets: Forese vs Kelleher – the final scorecard Citigroup president Jamie Forese and his Morgan Stanley counterpart, Colm Kelleher, are bowing out after contrasting quarters for their investment banks....
2019-05-21 16:30

Busted Myth: “Fed Controls Economy” and “Manipulates Markets” There's a widespread belief that the Fed holds the levers which guide the economy and maneuvers markets. But the evidence shows that this is simply not the case. These two charts speak for themselves......
2019-05-21 16:30

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as trade war hits chips NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are falling early Friday on signs the trade war between the U.S. and China is putting the squeeze on the semiconductor industry. Technology shares dro...
2019-06-14 16:15

Markets Rattled by Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Stocks and bond yields around the world fell after President Trump threatened to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, exacerbating concerns about global growth in an already edgy market....
2019-05-31 11:15

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing Americans companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
2019-06-13 00:00

Bats Launches New Benchmark Indices for Ten European Markets LONDON – 4 April 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced the launch of new benchmark indices for ten additional European markets. Bats now offers real-time, high-qu...
2019-05-22 08:15

New York Fed's Markets Group Head to Leave June 1 Two top executives at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, including Markets Group head Simon Potter, will leave their jobs on Saturday, the bank said....
2019-05-28 21:30

Markets Right Now: Trump’s Mexico tariffs sink stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street after President Donald Trump surprised investors with tariffs on Mexican imports. Bond yields also continued their pl...
2019-05-31 23:45

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as June momentum holds NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising early Tuesday as Wall Street continues to thrive in June. The S&P 500 index rose 24 points, or 0.9%, to 2,911. The benchmark index is up ne...
2019-06-11 16:15

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade dispute with the US....
2019-05-29 20:15

Markets Right Now: Stocks closing lower on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks turned broadly lower on Wall Street Tuesday as investors shifted money into bonds, sending yields to their lowest level in nearly two years. The Dow J...
2019-05-28 23:30

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists o...
2019-05-22 01:30

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage...
2019-05-24 00:15

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Tobacco giant Philip Morris says Brazil’s courts have consistently ruled that tobacco companies are not liable for smoking-related health damages after the country’s attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs to the health care system...
2019-05-24 00:15

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
2019-06-05 02:45

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
2019-06-01 00:01

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
2019-06-11 01:45

Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors Leaked cellphone chats published by the Intercept suggest Sérgio Moro, now justice minister, steered case against ex-presidentBrazil has been rocked by allegations that a prominent judge repeatedly collaborated with prosecutors during high-profile co...
2019-06-10 23:00

Brazil's Minerva suspends furlough at beef plant as China ban ends Brazilian meat processor Minerva SA said on Thursday it has suspended a furlough announced last week for its Barretos beef processing facility, following news that a ban to exports to China has ended....
2019-06-14 05:45

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
2019-06-07 19:15

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
2019-05-22 00:30

Brazil's Hapvida to acquire smaller rival America Group -filing Brazilian healthcare provider Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA has reached an agreement to acquire smaller rival America Group for 426 million reais ($109.87 million), according to a securities filing on Sunday....
2019-06-10 02:15

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to boost revenues by investing in Avon brand - CEO Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura expects to boost revenue by investing in brand and digital capabilities after sealing a deal to merge with Avon Products and control 76% of the new company, executives said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 06:15

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development bank BNDES, said on Friday....
2019-06-08 04:30

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer star Neymar has denied an accusation of rape, outlined in a police report seen by Reuters, in which an unnamed woman alleges that the sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an up-market hotel in the French capital....
2019-06-02 16:00

Brazil's Banco Inter seeks up to $260 mln in capital to fuel growth -source Brazilian online lender Banco Inter SA is seeking to raise between 800 million reais and 1 billion reais ($260 million) to fund new growth initiatives through a capital increase, one source familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-12 00:45

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secretary said on Monday....
2019-05-22 00:30

Brazil regulator blocks sale of wind complex by Renova to AES Tietê Brazil's power sector regulator ANEEL rejected on Tuesday the proposed transfer of wind power complex Alto Sertao III from Renova Energia SA to AES Tietê, a 1.34-billion real ($346.73 million) deal closed in April....
2019-06-04 18:15

Brazil's Banco BTG Pactual prices follow-on at 46 reais per unit -source Banco BTG Pactual SA / Brazil's largest independent investment banking firm, priced its units at 46 reais in a secondary offering, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-12 07:00

Opinion: At 41 and playing in her seventh World Cup, Brazil's Formiga one for the ages When Brazilian superstar Formiga, now 41, made her World Cup debut in 1995, 150 players at this year's tournament had not yet been born.       ...
2019-06-08 20:15

Avon shares jump as Brazil's Natura nears all-stock deal Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products said they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
2019-05-23 04:15

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
2019-06-06 04:30

Brazil coach Tite reserves judgment on Neymar rape accusation Brazilian coach Tite on Monday declined to pass judgment on the rape accusation made against the national soccer side's star Neymar, whose denial of the incendiary allegations have landed him in fresh legal trouble....
2019-06-03 21:45

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) joint venture in Brazil, which could include a potential sale....
2019-05-23 10:15

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to atypical mad cow case: newspaper Brazil's Agriculture Ministry has preemptively suspended beef exports to China after authorities found an atypical case of mad cow disease in Mato Grosso state, Valor Econômico reported on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:15

Cristiane hat-trick gives Brazil perfect start to Women's World Cup campaign Brazil’s Cristiane scored a hat-trick as the former finalists sealed a superb 3-0 victory over Women’s World Cup debutants Jamaica on Sunday to kick off their campaign in style.Victory at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble meant Vadao’s side maintained ...
2019-06-09 20:30

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Natura and Avon in advanced talks on all-stock deal Brazilian makeup brand Natura Cosmeticos SA and Avon Products Inc said on Wednesday they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
2019-05-22 15:30

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Natura to boost revenues by investing in Avon brand - CEO Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura expects to boost revenue by investing in brand and digital capabilities after sealing a deal to merge with Avon Products and control 76% of the new company, executives said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 19:30

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
2019-05-22 05:15

Marta makes history but Australia beats Brazil after brilliant comeback Having fallen 2-0 behind in the first half, Australia's Women's World Cup hopes appeared to be in tatters, but a brilliant fightback secured a memorable 3-2 win over Brazil to keep alive the Matildas' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages....
2019-06-13 23:30

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
2019-06-06 08:15

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February...
2019-06-12 00:45

Brazil soccer star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris A woman has accused Brazil soccer player Neymar of raping her in Paris, according to a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, alleging that the world-renowned sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an up-market hotel in the French capital....
2019-06-02 06:45

Brazilian software firm Linx plans share offering in Brazil, U.S. Brazilian retail management software company Linx SA said it is preparing a follow on share offering in Brazil and the United States, according to a securities filing on Wednesday....
2019-05-30 00:45

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate set to back his reorganization decree Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro convinced his party to vote for a decree to revamp the executive branch on Tuesday, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the congressional backing he needs to push th...
2019-05-28 22:45

UPDATE 2-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction, spending less than initially expected....
2019-06-15 04:15

UPDATE 3-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction....
2019-06-15 16:15

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the congressional backing he needs to push through le...
2019-05-29 06:15

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum-security federal jails....
2019-05-29 06:15

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on Saturday she had picked up a hamstring injury in training....
2019-05-26 19:30

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
2019-05-21 15:15

Engie tells Brazil court it raised $3 billion for suspended deal Engie Brasil Energia informed Brazil's Supreme Court that it had already raised $3 billion abroad to buy Petrobras' TAG pipeline unit when the top court suspended the $8.6 billion acquisition last week, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wedn...
2019-05-29 23:15

Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will see it reimbursed to the tune of $9.06 billion, but the deal remains subject to governmental agreement...
2019-05-21 15:15

Brazil’s newest morning TV sensation: Lurid true-crime shows As the country battles a historic crime wave that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, the staples that once dominated morning television have been replaced with increasingly gory footage of real violence....
2019-05-27 16:15

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environmental impact on an indigenous reservation where they will erect 250 pylons, according to an environme...
2019-05-28 11:45

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-ri...
2019-05-31 02:30

Brazil's Vale says risk of dam break at Gongo Soco mine has diminished An unstable embankment at Vale SA's Gongo Soco mining pit in Brazil has a lower risk than previously thought of collapsing in a way that would destabilize the nearby Sul Superior dam, the iron ore miner said in a statement on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 16:30

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
2019-05-24 07:15

Brazil's Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training The Brazilian Football Federation says star forward Marta Vieira da Silva has a light left thigh muscle injury and will be in physical therapy for a week        ...
2019-05-26 00:15

Costly tickets, empty seats and quiet crowd for Brazil game SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America opener on Friday yielded a box-office record for Brazil with gate receipts of more than $5.7 million. It was the atmosphere in the stands, though, that captured most attention, with some players complaining about a l...
2019-06-16 01:30

Cboe Global Markets Reports Results for Second Quarter 2018 CHICAGO, IL – August 3, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2018....
2019-05-21 20:30

Markets Right Now: Tech, health care lead US stocks lower NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are getting off to a weak start on Wall Street led by drops in technology and health care companies. Chipmaker Nvidia slumped 2.2% in early trading We...
2019-05-29 16:45

Financial markets' inside stories: 50th anniversary special For 50 years Euromoney has provided unique stories on the biggest events in financial markets, and now we can reveal our secret – we were in the room at the time. Here’s how landmark events such as the collapse of LTCM and Lehman Brothers actually pl...
2019-06-10 20:15

Cboe Global Markets Declares First-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – February 15, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common sto...
2019-05-22 01:30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concern about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger and the muted showing of nationalists in European Union parliamentary elections....
2019-05-28 13:15

BlackRock says a US-China trade deal is likely this year — but markets won't be cheering Even if the U.S. and China manage to resolve their conflict, investor sentiment will still be weighed down, says BlackRock's Isabelle Mateos y Lago....
2019-06-07 12:15

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulators said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:30

Indian Markets Rally on Modi Exit Poll Lead Indian markets cheered as exit polls suggested Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for another five years at the helm of Asia’s third- largest economy....
2019-05-21 15:30

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the second qu...
2019-05-21 20:30

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office said in a report released Tuesday that a failed pub...
2019-05-28 10:30

Stock markets climb despite disappointing jobs report data Topsy-turvy thinking is back in style on Wall Street. Bad news on Friday — that the US economy only added 75,000 jobs last month, sorely short of the 175,000 analysts expected — was hailed as good news on Wall Street, with traders betting that the lo...
2019-06-08 05:45

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-23 05:15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit 4-mth low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23 07:00

Cboe Global Markets Announces Changes in Boards of Its U.S. Securities Exchanges CHICAGO – December 28, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced changes in the membership of the boards of its six U.S. securities exchanges: Cboe BZX Exchang...
2019-05-22 01:30

Cboe Global Markets Reports May 2019 Trading Volume CHICAGO – June 5, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported May monthly trading volume....
2019-06-05 23:30

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – May 17, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock fo...
2019-05-21 20:30

Bonds rebound from lows as markets re-assess presidential race While some investors stress that the opposition Peronist movement is now more likely to win the election, others argued Fernández de Kirchner’s decision is a slight positive....
2019-05-21 14:38

Cboe Global Markets Trading Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday CHICAGO - November 15, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today the following trading schedules for its exchanges in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23....
2019-05-22 01:30

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm as dollar stays steady Latin American currencies firmed against a steady dollar on Tuesday with Mexico's peso extending gains logged after U.S. President Donald Trump called off punitive tariffs on Mexican goods, while Brazil's real looked set to reverse last session's los...
2019-06-11 16:45

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
2019-06-11 20:15

Cboe Global Markets Reports May 2018 Trading Volume CHICAGO – June 5, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported May monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC)/net revenue capture data at www.cb...
2019-05-21 20:30

MSCI adds Argentina securities to emerging markets index MSCI will include eight Argentina indices in its closely watched emerging-markets index, opening the potential for billions of dollars of investor inflows....
2019-05-21 14:38

Saudi cabinet affirms desire to avoid war, stabilize oil markets Saudi Arabia's council of ministers reiterated the country's commitment to balancing global oil markets and preventing regional conflict amid tensions between Iran and the United States, state media reported on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 02:45

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Markets Media Markets Choice Awards last night in New Y...
2019-05-22 22:15

Cboe Global Markets to Present at KBW Symposium on Thursday, March 1 CHICAGO – February 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schell, Executive Vice Pre...
2019-05-22 01:30

Sensex Retreats Over 200 Points From Day's High As Markets Turn Choppy Domestic stock markets turned choppy after a positive start on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex fell as much as 200.76 points from its strongest level of 39,785.02 in the session, and the NSE Nifty index......
2019-05-28 12:45

Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
2019-06-06 04:01