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UPDATE 2-Embattled Brazil minister assails authenticity of leaked texts in corruption probe

4:48pm BST

BRASILIA, June 19 Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for alleged leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe.

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts

18 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts.

Brazil wants China to invest in its infrastructure - vice president

13 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil wants Chinese investment in infrastructure projects as long as investors create local jobs and play by Brazilian rules, Vice President Hamilton Mourao told Reuters in an interview.

Top Brazil appeals court suspends decision preventing Braskem dividend

13 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's top appeals court on Wednesday suspended a decision that prevented petrochemical company Braskem SA from holding a shareholders meeting to discuss the distribution of dividends.

Top Brazil appeals court suspends decision preventing Braskem dividend

12 Jun 2019

BRASILIA, June 12 Brazil's top appeals court on Wednesday suspended a decision that prevented petrochemical company Braskem SA from holding a shareholders meeting to discuss the distribution of dividends.

Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales

07 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras.

Brazil's Petrobras expects narrow win in supreme court decision over asset sales: sources

05 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro expects to narrowly win a supreme court decision that would allow it to proceed with asset sales, according to two company sources involved in the case, freeing up billions of dollars.

Brazil court ruling affecting Petrobras sales pushed to Thursday

05 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday postponed a decision on whether asset sales by state companies require authorization by Congress, pushing to Thursday a ruling with major implications for the divestment plans of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras.

UPDATE 1-Brazil court ruling affecting Petrobras sales pushed to Thursday

05 Jun 2019

BRASILIA, June 5 Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday postponed a decision on whether asset sales by state companies require authorization by Congress, pushing to Thursday a ruling with major implications for the divestment plans of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras.

Brazil government, Petrobras lobby ahead of key privatization court ruling

30 May 2019

BRASILIA Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras and sectors of the government are mobilizing in the lead-up to a Supreme Court session next week that could have a profound effect on privatizations in the country.

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