26 April 2012Download report
The word in Brasília
Bank shares have been hit over the past month, as the government’s drive to reduce the Selic and lending spreads intensifies.
Our survey finds that Brazil’s new middle class are prepared to spend more cash on brands they identify as premium but affordable.
The company's strategy of acquiring 'sleeping brands' has showed mixed results.
In Brazil’s middle and lower-income households women buy personal care products for their husbands and sons as well as themselves.
Several investors including Gávea and Carlyle are planning to bring companies to market, after the Bovespa’s first primary offerings since last July.
A round-up of M&A deals, including the meat, pharma, property and plastics sectors.
Bulls and Bears
It’s time for Brazil to look to structural reform once more, says Teresa Ter-Minassian.