Along Lisbon’s Avenida da Liberdade, a half-dozen vacant buildings mar a boulevard lined with gardens, ornately tiled sidewalks and luxury shops that’s considered the Champs-Elysees of the Portuguese capital.
Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA, Brazil’s second-largest steelmaker, fell the most in almost two months after the country’s antitrust regulator ordered Cia. Siderurgica Nacional SA to reduce its stake in Usiminas.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s re-election bid lost support in a poll conducted by Datafolha as faster inflation and slower growth damaged her government’s popularity. She still had more than the level of support a candidate will need to win the first round this year.