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UPDATE 1-Brazil prosecutors reject JBS parent's raised fine proposal

JBS SA's controlling shareholder, J&F Investimentos, proposed paying a 4 billion reais ($1.22 billion) fine as part of a leniency deal to settle Brazilian bribery and corruption charges, but the offer was rejected, a representative of the public prosecutors' office said on Wednesday.

LPC: US middle market lenders resist pricing erosion

Credit investors are drawing a line in the sand about the rates at which they are prepared to lend to US middle market companies after a wave of aggressive leveraged loan refinancings pulled yields lower in the first quarter of the year.


Republican candidate charged with assault, roiling Trump's Montana test

MISSOULA, Mont. A Montana Republican running for a U.S. House of Representatives seat was charged with assaulting a reporter hours before polls opened on Thursday for a special election that could test President Donald Trump's political clout.