RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree establishing the essential public and private services that must be provided during the state of public calamity activated as a means to fight the advance of the novel coronavirus in the country. Brazil currently counts 1,128 Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths, according to Saturday's updated report.
Among the services listed as essential, the text mentions the capital and insurance markets, forcing companies in this field to remain in operation. The capital market is comprised of all tools that enable the distribution of securities, including stock exchanges (the . . .