- Former Brazil international Kaka made the most of his first appearance in the Major League Football All-Star Game as he helped lead his team past English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday. Kaka, who enjoyed a long career in Europe before signing with Orlando City last year, opened the scoring with a penalty in the 20th minute in Denver and went on to earn the MVP honour.
SAO PAULO, July 29 - Prosecutors in Brazil said on Wednesday former Petrobras executive Renato Duque had unfairly favored Italy's Saipem SpA on a contract for an undersea gas pipeline for the Lula and Cernambi offshore subsalt fields.
MADRID - Telefonica said on Thursday it expected revenue to grow over 9.5 percent this year, raising a previous forecast of more than 7 percent, after acquisitions in Brazil and Spain which, however, pressured margins.
July 29 - Former Brazil international Kaka made the most of his first appearance in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game as he helped lead his team past English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday.
BRASILIA, July 29 - Brazil raised interest rates to a nine-year high on Wednesday, but signaled it was ending one of the world's most aggressive tightening cycles despite fears that a weakening local currency could stoke already high inflation.
SAO PAULO, July 29 - Brazilian trading company CGG on Wednesday was loading the first corn cargo to be exported from the new Tegram grains terminal in the northeastern state of Maranhao, one of the new export facilities built as an alternative to congested southern ports.
SAO PAULO - Brazil's Embraer SA , the world's third-largest commercial planemaker, is likely to report lower second-quarter profit on Thursday due to a weaker mix of deliveries to airlines, according to a Reuters survey of analysts.
BRASILIA - Finance Minister Joaquim Levy's role as Brazil's dominant economic policymaker is slipping as he tries to push through unpopular austerity measures aimed at saving the country's investment grade rating.
SAO PAULO, July 29 - Brazilian federal police are investigating potential irregularities in a military program that aims to build a nuclear-powered submarine in partnership with France by 2023, newspaper Folha de S. Paulo reported on Wednesday.
BRASILIA, July 29 - Brazil's antitrust watchdog, Cade, has ordered six cement makers named in a price-rigging case to pay a combined 3.1 billion reais ($934 million) in fines within a month in a landmark decision that also orders asset disposals.
KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS - Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370. | Video