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Was Brazil’s crash an opportunity or the end of a bull run?

Bargain hunters came into the market for shares in the Brazilian banks at the end of last week as investors bought the crash that immediately followed a scandal that threatens to end Michel Temer’s presidency. However, while the subsequent recovery … Continue reading

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Why a failure to raise Selic would be terrible news for Brazil.

  There are two reasons why the Brazilian Central Bank might surprise the market on Wednesday and hold Selic steady at 14.25% – but a failure to raise interest rates would spell very bad news for the economy. On Wednesday … Continue reading

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Rousseff faces water torture

A lack of rain to fill the dams that power Brazil is becoming a potential crisis. But as experts call for action to protect dwindling reservoirs the government refuses to act, and running the hydrology risk is becoming increasingly dangerous … Continue reading

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