MADRID | By Álex García.
MADRID | By Francisco López | Ben Bernanke’s warning about a posible withdrawal of Fed monetary stimulus a year ago prompted a notable rise of premium risks and general drops in global stock markets, but deeper in emerging economies. And it indeed hit the so-called BIITS (Brazil, Indonesia, India, Turkey and South Africa). Today, stocks have recovered and stand at levels prior to the taper shock, although some collateral damages are there.
MADRID | By J. J. Fernández-Figares | According to Eurostat, the US became by far the largest foreign investor in the European Union (EU-28) during 2013, with a figure that triples 2010 data. For its part, the second largest foreign investor in 2013 was Brazil, with €21bn.
Brazilians are unified in their frustration with the government before the World Cup.
MADRID | By Francisco López | Argentina’s devaluation contagion pulled downwards such different assets as Brazil Stock Exchange, Argentinian or South African currency , or even Indonesia’s bonds. In Spain, the Ibex fell again by 1.1% losing 6.7% points in just six days, which means its hardest time in past twelve months. When panic spreads, investors do not consider each countries’ economic circumstaces individually.
SAO PAULO | By Marcus Nunes | In Brazil, policies that would make even an ‘advocate’ such as Krugman blush were implemented, with shameful results.
MADRID | This new project reinforces the global strategy of the company, with a backlog at the first quarter end of this year amounting to €4.87 billion, with more than 85% exports.
MADRID | GOWEX and Oi bilateral agreement allows users to benefit from their thousands of Wi-Fi points worldwide. Entering Brazil, a key country for GOWEX, is part of the company’s growth strategy of operating in 300 of the world’s major cities. Brazil is a great showcase for Wi-Fi due to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games venue.
Afi analysts issued today a simple but compelling chart showing Brazil is the main target of the more than €100-billion total exposure by Spain’s large companies in Latin America.
BARCELONA | By CaixaBank Research | Brazil’s GDP grows by a disappointing 1% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2012. Inflation fails to moderate and remains at 5.5%, above the central bank’s target.