Petrobras’s successful $11bn bond issue underscores growing investor appetite for emerging market debt, but rising inflation in Brazil is undermining business confidence.
Companies line up to list as investors show renewed interest in Brazilian stocks.
Other congressional business includes a vote on the ports law, which frees private operators to transport more third-party cargo.
Local commentators debate Moody’s decision to cut ratings on two public banks, a move that highlights concerns about the recent stimulus strategy.
Public consultation on social housing in São Paulo to revitalise the city centre.
The data may affect signals from the monetary policy committee in early March.
Our survey of funds suggests that investing in service providers to the large road and rail concessions is a rising priority. Respondents also reported increased optimism about exits and fundraising.
The development bank has invested in tax-exempt debentures, yet there is little detail in its plans to increase financing for the overall package of transport projects.
In a further sign that the presidential campaign may be beginning, the president will visit three north-eastern states, shortly after detailing her legislative agenda for 2013.
Foreign investors in listed property funds will no longer pay financial transactions tax, in another sign of the government's desire to attract capital for infrastructure development