Articles From: Brazil's Dilma Rousseff Names 13 New Cabinet Members to XLMedia to Beat 2014 Expectations, Shares Jump


2014/12/23
By Rogerio Jelmayer and Jeffrey T.
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2015/1/14
By Rogerio Jelmayer and Will Connors SÃO PAULO--Brazil's federal police on Wednesday arrested a third former executive of state-run energy group Petroleo Brasileiro SA as part of a widespread investigation into alleged corruption at the country's largest company.
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2015/1/21
By Rogerio Jelmayer SÃO PAULO--A Brazilian court accepted engineering firm Alumini Engenharia's request for bankruptcy protection, the first such filing by a company alleged by authorities to have been involved in corruption at state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR). Authorities have alleged that Alumini, formerly known as Alusa, is one of dozens companies that were part of a cartel to drive up the value of contracts with Petrobras.
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2015/1/14
By Rogerio Jelmayer SÃO PAULO--Brazil's federal police have arrested another former executive of state-run energy group Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, as part of an investigation into a broader corruption scandal affecting the country's largest company.
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2015/1/16
By Rogerio Jelmayer SAO PAULO--Brazil's metalworkers union ended a 10-day strike at a unit of German auto maker Volkswagen AG (VOW.XE, VLKAY), after the company agreed to reverse the layoff of 800 employees.
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2014/12/23
By Rogerio Jelmayer SAO PAULO--Brazilian credit-card processor Cielo S.A (CIEL3.BR) will issue promissory notes worth 4.6 billion Brazilian reais ($1.73 billion) in order to inject cash into its joint venture with Banco do Brasil SA (BBAS3.BR). In November, Banco do Brasil--Latin America's largest bank in terms of assets--said it would hold a 50.5% stake in the new company, while the rest will be owned by Cielo.
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2014/12/30
By Rogerio Jelmayer SÃO PAULO--Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff named seven new members to her cabinet as part of a continuing shake-up of the administration, which begins a second term Jan.
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2015/1/14
By Rogerio Jelmayer SAO PAULO--Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD, PCAR4.BR), Brazil's largest retailer in terms of revenue, posted an increase in net sales in the fourth-quarter and in 2014 following sales growth in its nonfood businesses.
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2015/1/14
By Rogerio Jelmayer SAO PAULO--Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD, PCAR4.BR), Brazil's largest retailer in terms of revenue, posted fourth-quarter and full-year net sales increases, fueled by gains at its nonfood businesses.
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2015/1/6
By Rogerio Jelmayer SÃO PAULO--Cutrale and Safra Groups have successfully completed their $14.50-a-share tender offer for Chiquita Brands International Inc. The companies said in a joint statement that 39.79 million shares of Chiquita (CQB) common stock had been validly tendered, representing about 84.46% of the shares outstanding of Chiquita common stock.
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2014/12/29
By Rogerio Jelmayer SÃO PAULO--NetJets Inc., a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., will acquire 10 more jets from Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA.
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2015/1/12
By Rogerio Jelmayer SAO PAULO--The Brazilian government named Deputy Finance Minister Tarcisio Godoy chairman of Banco do Brasil SA (BBAS3.BR). The post of chairman has been vacant since 2013.
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2015/1/6
By Rogerio Jelmayer SÃO PAULO--Vehicle sales in Brazil dropped last year despite hefty government incentives, as a weak economy weighed on consumer confidence.
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2015/1/8
By Rolfe Winkler Google Inc. is taking steps to move into auto insurance sales in several U.S. states, possibly using a new a comparison-shopping site where visitors would be able to select auto policies underwritten by others.
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By Rolfe Winkler Google is already feeling the effects from the recent loss of a search deal, as a potentially larger deal looms.
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By Rolfe Winkler Google is plotting a move into auto insurance in the U.S., including a comparison-shopping site from which users would also be able to buy policies, an industry analyst says.
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By Rolfe Winkler LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.-- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
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2015/1/21
Charlotte, Houston, Stockton, CA and Champaign-Urbana, IL have joined the massive national campaign by African-American business leaders to raise funds for free student admission to the Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film “SELMA,” expanding the unprecedented movement to a total of 29 locations nationwide.
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2015/1/5
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2015/1/15
By Paul Vieira OTTAWA--Canada has delayed hosting the annual meeting of North American leaders until the fall, with the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline playing a role in Ottawa's decision-making process, according to people familiar with the summit's planning.
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2015/1/14
By Danny Yadron and Devlin Barrett British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to lobby President Barack Obama this week to more publicly criticize U.S. technology companies, such as Facebook Inc., that offer encrypted communications that can't be unscrambled even with a court order, two people familiar with the matter said.
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2015/1/14
By Danny Yadron And Devlin Barrett British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to lobby President Barack Obama this week to more publicly criticize U.S. technology companies, such as Facebook Inc., that offer encrypted communications that can't be unscrambled even with a court order, two people familiar with the matter said.
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By Ron Winslow U.S. regulators Monday approved Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Opdivo for advanced skin cancer, the latest drug to reach the market in the emerging field of cancer immunotherapy.
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By Ron Winslow Proposed pact highlights genetic diagnostics in cancer treatment Roche Holding AG agreed to pay $1.03 billion for up to a 56.3% stake in Foundation Medicine Inc. (FMI) in a collaboration that underscores the growing importance of genetic diagnostics in the treatment and development of drugs for cancer.
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2015/1/12
By Ron Winslow Roche Holding AG agreed to pay $1.03 billion for up to a 56.3% stake in Foundation Medicine Inc. in a collaboration that underscores the growing importance of genetic diagnostics in the treatment and development of drugs for cancer.
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By Ron Winslow SAN FRANCISCO--Four patients with a lethal blood disorder were able to forgo life-sustaining blood transfusions within 90 days after they were treated with a technique to replace the defective gene responsible for their disease, researchers said Monday.
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2014/12/10
By Rory Gallivan LONDON --
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2015/1/13
By Rory Gallivan LONDON--Elliot Advisors, the activist shareholder in German television group Kabel Deutschland Holding AG (KBDHY), has called for an audit to review the cable company's management during its takeover by Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.LN) in 2013.
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2014/12/23
By Rory Gallivan LONDON--Natural gas company BG Group PLC (BG.LN) Tuesday said it has agreed to sell two liquefied natural gas carriers to GasLog Ltd., the owner of a fleet of ships for transporting gas, for $460 million.
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By Rory Gallivan LONDON--Shares in XLMedia PLC (XLM.LN) jumped more than 10% on Monday, after the online marketing company said it expected 2014 revenue to rise 43% from the previous year to $49.5 million, ahead of expectations.
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