Brazil’s Dasa prices share at 58 reais, below original price range

Brazil’s Dasa prices share at 58 reais, below original price range
By Reuters Staff1 Min Read(Corrects sourcing to ‘sources familiar’)SAO PAULO, April 6 (Reuters) - Brazilian medical lab company Diagnosticos da America SA priced on Tuesday its shares at 58 reais in a share offering, according to two sources familiar with the deal.The company had previously set its price range between 64.90 reais and 84.50 reais,… Read More

Insurer Genworth terminates $2.7 billion buyout deal with China Oceanwide

Insurer Genworth terminates $2.7 billion buyout deal with China Oceanwide
(Reuters) - Genworth Financial Inc has terminated a $2.7 billion buyout agreement with investment firm China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co, the U.S. insurer said on Tuesday.Originally proposed in October 2016, the merger was stalled for years over concerns about Chinese access to sensitive data of U.S. citizens.Shares of Genworth fell more than 6% in extended… Read More

Venezuelan students demand vaccination plan amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Venezuelan students demand vaccination plan amid spike in COVID-19 cases
(Reuters) - Scores of Venezuelan healthcare students protested Tuesday in front of Caracas’ University Hospital demanding a national vaccination plan and 100% vaccination coverage for doctors and nurses, amid a spike in infections that has led the government to extend lockdown measures.FILE PHOTO: Workers look at the shipment of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against the… Read More

Brazil ‘back to business’ in 2-3 months as vaccinations accelerate, economy minister says

Brazil ‘back to business’ in 2-3 months as vaccinations accelerate, economy minister says
BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazilian Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Tuesday he expects the economy will be back on track in two to three months, as an accelerating nationwide COVID-19 vaccination program gets people back to work and revives activity.FILE PHOTO: Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes speaks during a ceremony to launch a program to expand… Read More

Cryptocurrency inflows hit all-time high of $4.5 billion in first-quarter: Coinshares

Cryptocurrency inflows hit all-time high of $4.5 billion in first-quarter: Coinshares
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Inflows into cryptocurrency funds and products hit a record $4.5 billion in the first quarter, suggesting increased institutional participation in the once-maligned sector, data from digital currency manager Coinshares showed on Tuesday.FILE PHOTO: A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin is seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken… Read More

‘Millionaires tax’ threat has some NY bankers, managers eyeing exits

‘Millionaires tax’ threat has some NY bankers, managers eyeing exits
BOSTON (Reuters) - For decades New York’s bankers and fund managers have accepted the city’s high tax rates as a part of working in the world’s premier financial capital.FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past JPMorgan Chase & Co's international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York July 13, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton (UNITED STATES - Tags:… Read More

Brazil’s COVID-19 death surge set to pass the worst of record U.S. wave

Brazil’s COVID-19 death surge set to pass the worst of record U.S. wave
FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers wearing protective suits carry a coffin of a 32-year-old man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as spotlights illuminate the graves during night burials at Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 30, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda PerobelliRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil’s brutal surge in COVID-19 deaths will soon surpass the… Read More