Tag: Neil Shearing

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Brazil closed 2016 with a retraction of 3.6 percent, making this current recession (2015-2016) the biggest the country has faced since 1947 when the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The recent appetite for riskier assets throughout the world has led the Brazilian real to its highest level against the U.S. dollar in more than thirteen months, closing...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Security officials in several cities in Brazil are bracing for what promises to be another tense day in the country, with supporters of former president Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her economic team try to convince Brazil’s Congress to approve unpopular austerity measures to try to halt the economy from further disintegration, international financial...

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