12 May 2011Download report
The word in Brasília
Nine months after banning foreigners from buying large areas of land, the government is planning to finesse the restrictions.
Consumer-focused companies are adapting their promotional strategies in response to new technology and high media prices.
We review the prospects of property developers, as questions surround the profitability of low-income housing.
This is the second of our pieces on the state of Rio de Janeiro, part of our state-by-state survey of private equity and venture capital.
Established foreign investors in Brazil, including hedge funds, are driving interest in long-short strategies.
Bulls and Bears
On training programmes, inflation expectations and highway concessions
In the last two weeks, four more companies have announced plans to raise capital on the Bovespa:
Inflation indices and expectations have cooled in recent weeks.
By Wilber Colmerauer, Brazil Funding, London, UK