RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With tensions returning to the financial market, the dollar resumed its bullish trajectory after a brief respite at the start of the month, when it dropped below the R$5 level. The combination of a worsening external scenario and a worrying political and economic climate in Brazil pushed the US currency to its peak in a month.
At 3:45 PM (Brasília time), the dollar appreciated 2.36 percent against . . .