Brazil's BNDES national
development bank on Thursday reported a third-quarter profit of
2.7 billion reais ($648.5 million), up nearly 70% compared with
the same period last year, thanks to its improved stock
Walmart Inc posted
strong results on Thursday as a strong economy boosted purchases
at its stores and website and the retailer picked up market
share in food and other groceries, earning praise from U.S.
President Donald Trump.
Economic activity in Brazil
rose for a second consecutive month in September, and closed the
third quarter at its highest level in a year, data showed on
Thursday, offering hope that the country's long-struggling
economy may be turning a corner.