Emerging-market stocks fell a second day as investors awaited a Federal Reserve statement to gauge the outlook for economic stimulus. The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled to a six-month low as financial shares slumped.
Brazil is calling in additional national guard troops to boost security for an international soccer tournament after two weeks of protests against inflation and corruption rocked city centers across the country.
Airbus SAS, Boeing Co. and Embraer SA won $19 billion in orders from lessors on the first day of the Paris Air Show, gaining support for some of the newest and largest planes from buyers spanning the global airline industry.
HRT Participacoes em Petroleo SA, the oil company exploring in the Amazon and Namibia, rose to the highest in three weeks after Grupo BTG Pactual’s investments in the oil industry fueled positive sentiment.
Sugar millers in Brazil’s center south, the main growing region of the world’s biggest producer, may direct more cane to making ethanol than currently forecast because rains are delaying the harvest and limiting ethanol supplies, according to the International Sugar Organization.
Renault SA, France’s second-biggest carmaker, is introducing a modular-production strategy with Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co. as the manufacturers work to reduce spending by building more vehicles in common.
Brazil’s swap rates dropped for the first time in four days after a report showed industrial confidence declined in June, prompting speculation that lackluster economic growth will help tame inflation.