Carrefour SA (CARR.PA)
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By Bruno Federowski
SAO PAULO, Sept 22 Latin American currencies
strengthened on Friday as a global decline in the U.S. dollar
triggered a technical correction in emerging markets.
Traders, however, said the upswing was unlikely to be
extended in the coming days, amid speculation that the Federal
Reserve will raise interest rates once more this year and
escalating geopolitical tensions tied to North Korea.
Currencies from Brazil, Mexico and Colombia
SAO PAULO, Sept 22 Shares in Grupo Carrefour
Brasil SA dropped the most since they went public in July, after
Brazil's largest diversified retailer unexpectedly replaced
chief executive Charles Desmartis with a 33-year veteran of
parent Carrefour SA.
PARIS, Sept 22 Carrefour's new boss on
Friday named his leadership team, putting the man credited with
reviving the retailer's Spanish operations in charge of turning
around its business in France, its biggest market.
SAO PAULO, Sept 22 Grupo Carrefour Brasil SA
has named Noël Prioux as chief executive officer, as
the Brazilian unit of Carrefour SA expands operations
after an initial public offering.
PARIS, Sept 18 The new boss of Carrefour
could close some of the retailer's large hypermarket
stores in France as part of plans to turn around the company, a
union official said.