Brazil inflation risks decline, global growth outlook darkens: Copom minutes

BRASILIA, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Inflation risks in Brazil have moderated and threats to domestic and global economic growth have intensified, minutes of the Brazilian central bank’s last policy meeting showed on Tuesday.

Policymakers also noted that risks associated with U.S. Federal Reserve policy tightening have diminished, according to minutes of the Feb. 5-6 meeting, where they unanimously agreed to keep the benchmark Selic rate unchanged at a record low 6.50 percent.

By Jamie McGeever via Nasdaq

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