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How High Interest Rates Are Killing Brazil’s Golden Eggs Goose

With a massive labor force and abundant natural resources, Brazil normally has offered a ...

Brazil’s Raising Inflation Increases Chances of Higher Interest Rates

Inflation in Brazil has risen above government target (4.5%) levels for a second consecutive ...

Brazil Keeps Key Interest at 8.75% and Cuts Swap Line with US

Brazil’s Copom (the Monetary Policy Committee at the Central Bank) for the sixth consecutive ...

Brazil Urged to Cut Interest Rates to Prevent Dollar from Falling Further

A group of former government financial officials and economists from the Latin America suggested ...

Finance Minister Foresees 4% Growth for Brazil in Coming 12 Months

In a sign that they intend to keep borrowing costs unchanged through the end ...

Brazil’s Key Interest Rate Drops 0.50%. Still High at 15.75%.

Brazil’s Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) announced yesterday, May 31, that it had unanimously decided ...

Personal Loans at 59% Interest Rate: The Lowest Brazil Has Seen in 12 Years

Even though they remain high, as the head of the Economic Department of Brazil’s Central ...

Brazil Experts Betting Key Interest Rate Will Fall 0.75% to 15.75%

Brazil’s annualized benchmark interest rate (SELIC), which currently stands at 16.50%, is expected to ...

Taxes and High Interests Are the Main Bad Guys in Brazilian Economy

The Getúlio Vargas Foundation’s (FGV) Brazilian Economics Institute (IBRE) announced the results this Tuesday, ...

For Minister, High Interests and Low Dollar Are Hurting Brazil

During a breakfast press conference on Thursday, December 8, Brazil’s Minister of Development, Industry ...

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