South America / Central America

Brazil’s Banco Bradesco shuffles management in bid to boost revenue

Brazil’s Banco Bradesco shuffles management in bid to boost revenue

Published 14/01/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - In his first major management reshuffle since taking the helm of Brazil’s Banco Bradesco SA (BBDC4.SA), Chief Executive Officer Octavio de [more…]

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

Published 14/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained stalled [more…]

In flooded Argentine field, ducks swim where soy should sprout

In flooded Argentine field, ducks swim where soy should sprout

Published 14/01/2019

NORBERTO DE LA RIESTRA, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentine farmer Mario Giustocio looks out at a series of ponds that have formed over a field that [more…]

Brazil government nominates three new Petrobras board members amid…

Brazil government nominates three new Petrobras board members amid…

Published 14/01/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s government on Monday nominated three new board members for state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4.SA) (Petrobras), amid accusations that [more…]

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican senator close to President Donald Trump on Sunday backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government, in the 23rd day [more…]

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered [more…]

Texas tent city that holds migrant teens to close

Texas tent city that holds migrant teens to close

Published 13/01/2019

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) - A tent city in Texas for migrant teens will close, the U.S. government said on Friday, and the children held [more…]

Investors plow billions into stocks, bonds and EM assets as risk…

Investors plow billions into stocks, bonds and EM assets as risk…

Published 11/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors plowed money back into stocks and bonds this week as they regained their appetite for risk, boosted by dovish comments [more…]

Australian police investigate suspicious packages sent to…

Australian police investigate suspicious packages sent to…

Published 09/01/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Police in Australia are investigating suspicious packages sent to a wide range of embassies and consulates on Wednesday, which officials said included [more…]

Top seed Isner beaten by Fritz in Auckland second round

Top seed Isner beaten by Fritz in Auckland second round

Published 09/01/2019

(Reuters) - Top seed John Isner suffered a 7-6(3) 7-6(5) defeat at the hands of fellow American Taylor Fritz in the second round of the [more…]