Jill Langlois

Banking and Insurance Reporter, Brazil Bureau  in BNamericas

Jill Langlois has been BNamericas's banking and insurance reporter in Brazil for a year-and-a-half. She has been based in São Paulo for more than 6 1/2 years, covering political, economic and social changes happening in Brazil for publications like The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, USA Today and Fortune. She has a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto.

1857 articles written by Jill Langlois:

Brazil climbs in ranking of world's top insurance markets

Brazil is the 15th largest insurance market in the world, according to a study conducted by Allianz. Climbing steadily from its 2006 ranking of 23, the country's sector brought in 47bn euros (US$50.5bn) in gross written premiums...

Swiss group EFG wants Brazil's BTG to adjust payment for BSI

Swiss wealth management group EFG International continues to dispute the final price in its acquisition of BSI from Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual. According to Brazilian daily Valor Econômico, EFG submitted on February 2 of ...

Moody's improves outlook on Brazil to stable

Moody's changed its outlook on Brazil to stable from negative. The ratings agency left the country's senior unsecured issuer rating at Ba2 and shelf ratings at (P) Ba2. Moody's said that the stabilization of Brazil's economy and ...

Despite protests, Brazil's pension reform expected to clear lower house

Finance minister Henrique Meirelles said on Thursday that, despite popular discontent and protests against Brazil's pension reform, talks with parties and in congress are "going well." According to local daily Estadão, the finance...

Moody's improves outlook on Brazil to stable

Moody's changed its outlook on Brazil to stable from negative. The ratings agency left the country's senior unsecured issuer rating at Ba2 and shelf ratings at (P) Ba2. Moody's said that the stabilization of Brazil's economy and ...