The workers' party of the jailed former head of state launched its official Lula for president campaign ahead of the October elections, but experts believe the strategy may just be a ploy to attract votes.
The company is refinancing debt amid a drastic fall in revenue.
The recently revealed controversy, known locally as the "corruption notebooks," involves illegal payments allegedly linked to contracts for projects that are still underway.
The Venezuelan president has accused outgoing Colombian leader Juan Manuel Santos of involvement in an alleged assassination attempt against him.
Regulator SBS also announces that a new product for private pension fund members who withdraw their pension savings is being drafted.
Central banks in the two countries are launching a new system to allow a wide range of bilateral payments in local currencies.
The increasing need for financing for infrastructure projects and the reduction of BNDES' footprint create room for other players to finance projects.
Banking association Asobancaria says changes to the so-called 4x1000 levy would help boost digital payments and transparency.