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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After the Brazilian central bank left the direction of the Selic open, the market raised the forecast for the key interest rate at the end of the year amid inflationary pressures and increased the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although the calculations of most market participants indicate that the dollar is "too expensive", the expectation about the fall of the American currency has decreased. According to the latest Focus bulletin, the economists' consensus for...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The readjustment of expectations happened as the cases of Covid-19 were increasing in the country, starting at the end of February. At the beginning of the year, the projection of growth reached 3.50%, but, after...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A crisis considered "unprecedented" in the supply of components, coupled with the fall in demand in the domestic market with the worsening of the pandemic, led to the total or partial shutdown of 13...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a report released on Tuesday, April 6, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) hardly changed its forecasts for the growth of the Brazilian economy in 2021 and 2022, despite the restrictive measures adopted by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Financial institutions in Brazil have increased their forecast for the country’s inflation (IPCA) this year, from 4.11 percent to 4.15 percent, according to the latest Focus Bulletin, released by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Central Bank (BC) announced on Wednesday it was lowering the country’s benchmark interest rate (Selic) for the eleventh consecutive time, by 0.25 percentage point, from 7 percent to 6.75...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The latest report from the United Nation agency ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) shows a growth of 0.4 percent for the Brazil’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite some positive economic indicators, economists are forecasting an even lower economic growth for 2016 than previously estimated, concludes Brazil’s Central Bank in its weekly Focus Bulletin. According to...

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