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SAO PAULO, Nov 26 Clients stepped up withdrawals from Grupo BTG Pactual SA's money management unit on Thursday, according to a source with knowledge of the bank's strategy, as Latin America's largest independent investment bank tries to contain fallout from the arrest of its top executive.
SAO PAULO, Nov 26 Clients have withdrawn funds equivalent to about 3.5 percent of assets under management at Grupo BTG Pactual SA over the past two days, a source with knowledge of the bank's strategy on Thursday.
(New throughout, updates prices and market activity to close) SAO PAULO, Nov 26 Yields on Brazil's interest-rate futures contracts jumped on Thursday as investors bet the central bank would raise its benchmark rate in January amid dissent among policymakers over how to battle the country's stubbornly high inflation. Trading was thin in currencies and stocks across the region, as a result of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Two of the eight members of the Brazilian centra
OTTAWA/QUEBEC CITY, Nov 26 Canada's two most populous provinces gave better than expected budget updates on Thursday, as Ontario got help from the initial public offering of utility Hydro One Ltd and Quebec clamped down on spending.
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OTTAWA, Nov 26 The Ontario government said on Thursday it expects a smaller budget deficit in the current fiscal year than previously anticipated, helped by the initial public offering of utility Hydro One Ltd.
OTTAWA, Nov 26 Ontario's government said on Thursday in expects to see a smaller budget deficit in the current fiscal year than previously anticipated, helped by the initial public offering of utility Hydro One Ltd.
BRASILIA, Nov 26 President Dilma Rousseff's austerity program to fix Brazil's shaky finances is again in trouble after her point man in the Senate was arrested in a widening corruption scandal, and it could reignite calls for her impeachment.
SAO PAULO, Nov 26 Fitch Ratings put Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual SA on "Rating Watch Negative" on Thursday, a day after the bank's chief executive and controlling shareholder was arrested on suspicion of obstructing a corruption investigation. (Reporting by Brad Haynes; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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