Politics

Michel Temer is formally charged with corruption

Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot delivered the charge to the Supreme Court on Monday; police examination of audio recording finds no tampering

BNDES shares collateral with banks to boost credit for infrastructure Business

BNDES shares collateral with banks to boost credit for infrastructure

New rules will already be in effect to the financing of consortia that won the airport auctions in March

Cambuhy negotiates acquisition of Alpargatas Business

Cambuhy negotiates acquisition of Alpargatas

Investment firm of the Moreira Salles family signs agreement to negotiate with J&F; Itaúsa communicates interest in participating in deal

Markets

Brazilian companies resort once again to syndicated loans

As political crisis makes bond investors skittish, foreign banking market becomes option for large corporations

Economy

Government to recoup only 16% of what it spent on North-South Railway

Proposed minimum price for privatization is R$1.6bn; since 2005, government has invested R$10.1bn in the project

Commentary

Raymundo Costa
Raymundo Costa

Temer, resignation and early elections

President is able to stay in office due to the lack of an agreement on a name to replace him

Antonio Delfim Netto

The magic state

The maximum that the state can do is to redistribute what has already been produced

Angela Bittencourt

Money at any cost is political suicide

Forced compliance with year-end budget target could be a risky strategy for the government

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