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By William Jones, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One U.S. dollar soared to R$2.391 on the close of trading in São Paulo on Thursday, January 2nd, marking the biggest decrease in conversion of the currency in four months....
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Foreign fixed income investments in Brazil reached US$4.91 billion in the month of June, following the government’s decision to zero the IOF tax. That is more than the...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian real reached its lowest point in four years last week as disappointing first quarter financial results indicated sluggish economic growth and prompted the Brazilian Central Bank...
By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The volatility of global markets stands to have ramifications the world over, and despite the recent boom in Brazil, many speculate effects will soon be felt close to home. The dollar...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The dollar gained 2.71 percent against a quickly weakening real Monday, leaving it with its largest appreciation since May 6th, 2010, when it rose 2.84 percent. The dollar is...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. dollar rose 1.78 percent against the Brazilian real according to Monday's closing figures. The rise effectively leaves the dollar worth just over R$1.70, its highest level since December...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The real fell for the third straight day, its lowest in five months, after the Central Bank's decision to slash the interest rate to twelve percent on August 31st. ...
By Dorien Boxhoorn, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Along the lush green shores of the Costa Verde, 270 kilometers south of Rio de Janeiro, you can find the small colonial town of Paraty. This postcard village is situated...
By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As its economy goes from strength to strength and the dollar continues to weaken, this week Brazil’s government announced record imports of US$17 billion for the month of September,...

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