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  1. Brazil stock exchange considers changes to Bovespa benchmark index


    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    SAO PAULO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Brazil exchange operator BM&FBovespa SA said on Monday it was considering adding a shopping mall company to the benchmark Bovespa stock index as of January and removing a power company.

  2. Santander Brasil Shows Modest Improvement in 3Q, Half of Minority Shareholders Tender Shares


    Tue, 4 Nov 2014

    reduction in the float, ADR shares will continue to trade on the NYSE while Brazilian shares will move to the traditional Bovespa exchange. Although investors face increased liquidity risk with a reduction in publicly available shares, this does not

  3. Brazil: A Ripe Market for Bottom-Up Stock Pickers


    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    as the basis for anyone to buy, sell, or hold any security. 1 Novo Mercado (New Market) is a listing segment of BM & F Bovespa for the trading of shares issued by companies that commit themselves voluntarily to adopt corporate governance practices

  4. The Perfect Storm: Brazil’s Economic Climate in the Wake of Social Unrest


    Fri, 20 Dec 2013

    naturally predict a dimmer economic outlook, and markets tend to overreact. Data from Bovespa , the Brazilian stock exchange, support this behavior. In June, Bovespa decreased 11% against a 1% decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. However

  5. Active Investing


    Fri, 4 Oct 2013

    that just 10 companies represent 19% of the S&P 500 Index, or that in a passive strategy linked to the Brazilian BOVESPA Index , just two companies would represent over 20% of its holdings. 3 The latter, incidentally, happen to be partially

  6. Portugal Telecom and Oi Agree to Full Merger


    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    exchange rate, PT shareholders will own approximately 38.1% of the company. The new company's stock will trade on the Bovespa Mercado, NYSE Euronext Lisbon, and NYSE. The deal is expected to close during the first half of 2014, as there are

  7. The Importance of Assessing Corporate Governance in Emerging-Market Investing


    Mon, 1 Jul 2013

    Stinn Claessens, B. Burcin Yurtoglu, “Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: A Survey,” Jan. 15, 2012. 2 Bovespa ’s Novo Mercado Listing Rules, Mar. 2008. 3 Source: BM&FBOVESPA website, Regulation in Brazil, as of Apr. 3, 2013. 4 Investor Protection

  8. Private Equity in Brazil: ‘The Music Hasn’t Stopped’


    Thu, 3 Jan 2013

    According to a 2011 Knowledge@Wharton report on the Brazilian PE market, nearly one third of the companies listed on BOVESPA between 2004 and 2008 were PE-backed, helping to promote the development of the country’s capital markets. In 2011

  9. AmBev Proposes Single Class of Shares


    Mon, 10 Dec 2012

    dividend will increase 500 basis points to 40% of adjusted net income, and the new shares will still trade on both the BM & F Bovespa in Brazil and the NYSE in the United States. Currently, the company's preferred shares (AMBV4 in Brazil and ABV

  10. Brazil stocks fall 2 pct as OGX, Vale weigh


    Wed, 29 Aug 2012

    SAO PAULO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index fell 2 percent on Wednesday, as shares of heavily-weighted commodities exporters OGX and Vale sank.

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