2022 has been kind to Petrobras

Sep 23, 2022 18:41 4 min read đź””The dashboard: Brazil’s benchmark stock index Ibovespa gained 2.23 percent this week. Meanwhile, the Brazilian Real lost 0.19 percent against the US Dollar. Biggest gains: Estacio (education), +27.27 percent Biggest drops: Marfrig (food), -8.54 percent Despite recent volatility, Petrobras shares perform well over the year Over the last … Read more

Venezuelan intelligence officials repressed dissent

Sep 23, 2022 16:30 1 min read A new report published by the UN on Tuesday highlights that Venezuelan officials, security services, and intelligence agents “committed crimes against humanity and repressed dissident” voices, in order to silence opposition efforts. It cites actions orchestrated by President Nicolas Maduro himself, as well as other “high-level individuals.” The … Read more

The costs of Brazil’s projected primary surplus

Sep 23, 2022 12:01 6 min read This year, the Brazilian government expects to record its first primary surplus since 2013. While being positive news for the country’s public accounts, the announcement also came with an extra BRL 2.6 billion (USD 500 million) budget freeze in order to meet public spending rules . A little … Read more