Tag Archives: GDP growth

Brazil’s XP chooses a road often travelled: selling to Itaú

Brazilian brokerage firm XP Holding Investimentos has pulled its IPO in favour of selling a large minority stake to Itaú. The announcement came just days after XP had filed for an IPO that was expected to raise between $1.5 billion … Continue reading

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Rousseff faces water torture

A lack of rain to fill the dams that power Brazil is becoming a potential crisis. But as experts call for action to protect dwindling reservoirs the government refuses to act, and running the hydrology risk is becoming increasingly dangerous … Continue reading

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Brazil’s rebound remains uncertain

After a poor 2012, the central bank forecast growth of 4% for 2013; it has already cut this to 3.1%. International investors are going elsewhere in the region. With domestic investment falling, Brazil will do well even to hit that … Continue reading

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