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Richard Mann

Richard Mann is a German native and has worked as a freelance journalist for many years. He travels all over Brazil and is mainly interested in business, art, and culture and also likes to write articles about spiritual topics and unusual events.

New Rule Prohibits Pension Funds for the Ultra-Rich in Brazil

The Brazilian government has banned new exclusive pension funds, targeting tax loopholes favored by the rich. This action aims to halt tax avoidance strategies that...

Foreign Investors Exit Brazil’s Market

In 2024, foreign investors withdrew R$15 billion ($3 billion) from Brazil's B3 stock market, marking a significant reversal from previous inflows. The outflow commenced in...

Brazil’s Office Sector Revives and Expands

In 2020, experts predicted a downturn for office spaces. Yet, in Brazil, the tech and finance sectors quickly adapted to remote work. A notable case...

EU Farmers Protest Latin American Imports

European farmers are raising alarms about Latin American imports, leading to protests across the EU. These actions started in southern France and have spread, reflecting...

Brazil’s Agribusiness Exports Rise 14.8% in January

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock announced on Friday that Brazil's farming exports experienced a 14.8% growth in January compared to the same month...

Brazil Leads Latin America in Energy Transition Investment

In 2023, Brazil invested heavily in the shift to greener energy, becoming Latin America's leader and the world's sixth. It put forward around 34.8 billion...

Boom in Brazil’s Fixed Income Market Draws Millions

In 2023, Brazil's B3 stock exchange saw a notable increase in individual investors targeting fixed-income assets. The investor base expanded from 14.8 million to 17.1...

Latin America’s Inflation Dynamics in Early 2024

At the outset of 2024, Latin America's key economies faced unexpected inflation trends, despite efforts to reach pre-pandemic stability. Surprisingly, Brazil and Chile encountered higher...

Brazil’s Stock Appeal: Bright Yet Hinges on Fed Moves

JPMorgan strategist Emy Shayo highlights a positive view on Brazilian stocks among U.S. investors, driven by anticipation of Federal Reserve rate cuts this year. This...

Revival of Venture Capital in Latin America

Venture capitalists, armed with close to $4 billion, are turning their focus back to Latin American startups. This follows a year of cautious standby in...

Brazil’s B3 Sees Further Drop in Trading Volume in January

In January, B3's daily trading volume fell by 11.9% from the previous year, following an 11.1% drop in December. The company's early reports highlight...

Oil Surplus Looms as Demand Slows, Supplies Grow

The IEA predicts a global oil surplus as demand slows and non-OPEC+ supplies increase. Last quarter's global consumption growth slowed by 35%, especially due to...

IMF Cautions on Colombia’s Reform Impact

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised concerns over Colombia's reform plans under President Gustavo Petro. The IMF's evaluation highlights potential financial strains these reforms...

Ibovespa Dips Amid US Inflation Concerns

The Ibovespa, Brazil's primary stock index, witnessed a decline on Wednesday. The drop occurred as traders adjusted expectations for the US Federal Reserve due...

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