No menu items!

Tag: Brazil Real

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) of the Central Bank (Banco Central) will hold its third meeting in 2019 today (7th) to set the basic interest rate, (the Selic), currently at...
By Harold Emert RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Angered that their federal universities will receive budget cuts of over 30 percent, Brazilian educators, scholars and students are reacting this afternoon with protests. Held back by police in Rio's north zone in...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vice President Hamilton Mourão said Saturday night that the Democratic mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, offended all of Brazil by criticizing President Jair Bolsonaro. On Friday, de Blasio celebrated...
By Arkady Petrov RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Privatization is yesterday’s political polemics. The market wants Brazil to work more and earn less from government pension plans. That is why the pension reform is the new sexy. The special commission that...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A joint action of the Military and Federal Police seized about 120 thousand tablets of ecstasy, which were being carried in a truck in Anápolis, in the state of Goiás. Two men...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. dollar ended this Friday (July 24th) selling at R$3.347 to US$1, an increase of R$0.051 (1.65 percent) on the day. The Brazilian real is at its lowest to...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The week ended with the continued fall of the Brazilian currency, the real, as the commercial dollar closed on Friday (March 7th) at R$3.056/US$1. Just the day before, the real...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. dollar, as well as Bovespa, Sao Paulo’s stock exchange, were both up Monday. The dollar continued to rise against the Brazilian real, up 1.18 percent to R$2.041...

LATEST NEWS

WEATHER

Rio de Janeiro
scattered clouds
27 ° C
29 °
25 °
66 %
6.7kmh
40 %
Sat
27 °
Sun
26 °
Mon
26 °
Tue
27 °
Wed
27 °