RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The local market started the week strongly pressured by the external scenario. The Ibovespa fell close to 100,000 points, while the US dollar reached R$5.14 at the maximum of the day.
The increase in concerns about inflation in the USA pressured the Treasuries rates - with investors reinforcing bets that the Federal Reserve may be even tougher in its monetary policy decision this week - and brought down stock . . .