With credit conditions worsening abroad, Brazil makes it easier for three of the country's giant...

|By:, SA News Editor

With credit conditions worsening abroad, Brazil makes it easier for three of the country's giant firms - VALE, Petrobas (PBR), and Electrobas - to tap the state development bank for funding. Together, the three make up 25% of the Bovespa index, which is +1.3% today. EWZ +2.2%.