Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

This country morphed into the hottest market for obesity drugs

After Brazil got hooked on junk food, a medication that costs RM627 a month is flying off the shelves
By James Paton & RT Watson / BLOOMBERG ...

Brazil swings right with Bolsonaro’s win

To many, Bolsonaro is the best hope to revive an ailing economy and streamline an inefficient state
By BLOOMBERG BRASILIA • Jair ...

Go to São Paulo for the art, stay for the food

The city has become one of the most dynamic food scenes in the world
By ALEX SCHECHTER Next month, São Paulo will welcome more than 900,000 culture ...

Massive fire tears through Rio’s 200-year old National Museum

by REUTERS
RIO DE JANEIRO – A massive fire raced through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, probably destroying ...

Phishing attacks mainly target financial sector in 2Q18, says Kaspersky

By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
Over one-third of all phishing attacks targeted financial sector customers in the second quarter of 2018 ...

Belgium snatch 3-2 win over Japan to set up Brazil clash

by REUTERS
Belgium threw caution to the wind to reach the World Cup quarter-finals when substitute Nacer Chadli scored in the dying seconds as they ...

MISC secures long-term charter contracts from Petrobras

by TMR
MISC Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, AET Tanker Holdings Sdn Bhd (AET), has secured a long-term charter contract(s) to own and operate four ...

Buffett-backed BYD to build Brazil monorail

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • BYD Co won its biggest overseas order for monorail systems in an affirmation of efforts by the Chinese electric-vehicle (EV) ...
DEUTSCHE BANK

Deutsche Bank is said to close Brazil investment bank unit

SAO PAULO • Deutsche Bank AG, the German lender that is making cuts outside its home country, is closing an investment bank unit in Brazil, two people with ...
Heineken

Heineken sees Brazil profit drag in showdown with AB InBev

by BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Heineken NV, the world’s second-largest brewer, wants to challenge leader Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) in one of its key ...
Brazilian Car

Emulating Apple to tap into Brazilians’ rising car-sharing fever

SAO PAULO • Car rental companies don’t exactly inspire notions of digital prowess.
Localiza Rent a Car SA, however, has made high tech a central focus ...

Are Brazilian equities getting less attractive?

Pic By BLOOMBERG
Brazil’s equity market gained a whopping 18.1% (22.3% in ringgit terms) in the third quarter (3Q) of this year after losing some 3.2% ...