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Brazil Keeps Key Rate Unchanged on Tame Prices and Weak Demand

Brazil Keeps Key Rate Unchanged on Tame Prices and Weak Demand

Brazil held its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday and signaled that Congress needed to approve cost-cutting measures before borrowing costs can fall.
Powell Marks One Year on the Job as Federal Reserve Turns Dovish

Powell Marks One Year on the Job as Federal Reserve Turns Dovish

Jerome Powell this week marks his first year as chairman as the Federal Reserve under pressure to deliver on the commitment of his opening day to explain “what we are doing and why we are doing it.”
Brazil Holds Rate at 6.50% as Price Jump Seen as Temporary

Brazil Holds Rate at 6.50% as Price Jump Seen as Temporary

Brazil’s central bank held its key rate at a record low and signaled plans to keep borrowing costs steady as price pressures ease.
Central Banks Fret Trade War More Deflationary Than Inflationary

Central Banks Fret Trade War More Deflationary Than Inflationary

Global central bankers sounded the alert that a trade war would leave them worrying more about the economic fallout than any boost tariffs would give to inflation.
Brazil Cheers IMF's Revised Forecast

Brazil Cheers IMF's Revised Forecast

With Brazilian economists cutting their growth forecasts for the Latin American giant, the country’s top policy makers welcomed an upward revision by the International Monetary Fund, while downplaying
South America Stands to Benefit From a Trade War It Doesn't Want

South America Stands to Benefit From a Trade War It Doesn't Want

Some South American commodity producers may see their fortunes rise from the trade spat between the U.S. and China. But none are rejoicing, at least not publicly.
Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

Finance Chiefs Told Trade Tensions Are Hitting Confidence

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China risk eroding business and investor confidence, even as global growth enjoys its best upswing in years.
Don't Muddy My Inflation Goal, Says Brazil Central Bank Boss

Don't Muddy My Inflation Goal, Says Brazil Central Bank Boss

Brazil’s central bank should stick to keeping prices in check rather than muddying that task by also targeting jobs and growth, the bank’s president, Ilan Goldfajn, told Bloomberg News.
Brazil Cuts Key Rate to Record Low, Signaling End of Cycle

Brazil Cuts Key Rate to Record Low, Signaling End of Cycle

Brazil’s central bank cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points to a record low as it signaled the end of the most aggressive easing cycle in the last decade amid risks that reforms could falter
Brazil Cuts Key Rate to Record Low as Easing Cycle Nears End

Brazil Cuts Key Rate to Record Low as Easing Cycle Nears End

Brazil cut its key rate by 50 basis points, bringing benchmark borrowing costs in Latin America’s largest nation to a record low, and signaled a slower pace of easing at its next meeting.
Historic Rate Cut to Record Low Shows Brazil Return to Normalcy

Historic Rate Cut to Record Low Shows Brazil Return to Normalcy

Brazilian central bank governor Ilan Goldfajn is getting the thumbs-up from investors to cut the country’s benchmark interest rate to a record low on Wednesday.

Here Are Brazilian Presidential Hopeful Joao Doria’s Economic Proposals

Brazil faces a general election in October 2018 and Sao Paulo Mayor Joao Doria, a businessman and former TV show host, has expressed presidential ambitions and urged centrist parties to forge a common