Vale (VALE) has a new CEO–that’s an important and immediate change. It will take longer to end the control of Vale by a small group of banks and Brazilian state pension funds–until 2020–but that may actually be more important in the long run....
Yesterday the Banco Central do Brasil reduced Brazil’s benchmark Selic interest rate for the first time in four years. The cut, 25 basis points to 14%, was less than the 50 basis points the market was hoping for. But the dream is that it will be just the first...
Update September 26, 2016 Could Brazil see the first interest rate cut since 2012 in October? With the Banco Central do Brasil’s benchmark Selic interest rate at 14.25% there’s certainly plenty of room. And even though the country’s politics are a...
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