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Emerging market economies: Brazil

Brazil is the largest economy in South America and ranked eighth largest in the world by gross domestic product (GDP).1 However, it is classed as an emerging market (EM) because it is still transitioning from ‘developing’ to ‘developed’ status.

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UN praises Brazilian school meal experience as model for other countries

Brazilian experiences with school meals are a model for other countries.

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Experts: How to Ride Both Sides of Brazil’s ‘Roller Coaster’ Economy

With the tumult engulfing Brazil’s recent political landscape, it might seem that investing there these days is only for the intrepid businessperson.

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One Money Manager Thinks Investors Are Too Pessimistic on China and Brazil

Emerging-market traders fretting about Brazil’s presidential elections or the escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China need only look to Mexico to know things will probably turn out alright, according to Charlie Wilson of Thornburg Investment Management.

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Brazilian finance minister to US investors: We are open for business

Brazil has been clawing itself out from the worst recession in its history, but that hasn’t stopped President Michel Temer from touting the country to investors.

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Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage Processes Bitcoin Trades, Gov’t Supportive

Grupo XP, the largest independent brokerage in Brazil, has publicly released its plans to launch a Bitcoin and Ethereum trading platform by the end of 2018.

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Brazil central bank sees muted effect of currency slump on inflation

BRASILIA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real's slide to near all-time lows has had only limited impact on prices even as core inflation accelerates to "appropriate levels," the central bank said on Tuesday, suggesting it was in no rush to raise interest rates.

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Brazil continues tradition of opening the UN General Assembly

Traditionally, as has been the case since 1949, Brazil will open the general debate session of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York on Tuesday (25 September).

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Brazil has 100,000 new jobs in August

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- More than 100,000 formal jobs were created in Brazil in August, President Michel Temer said Thursday.

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Brazil's Biggest Brokerage Begrudgingly Joins Crypto Market

Brazil’s biggest independent brokerage is officially joining the crypto craze -- even if it preferred not to.

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