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Edifício - sede do Banco Central do Brasil no Setor Bancário Norte
Economy

Market lowers estimated economic growth for Brazil in 2021

Expectations for GDP dropped from 4.65% to 4.58%. For 2022, the projection for the Gross Domestic Product is for growth of 0.5%, the same as last week.

População caminha no centro de Duque de Caxias, primeiro município do Rio de Janeiro a flexibilizar o uso de máscara.
Economy

Interest takes up nearly 12% of Brazil families’ income

Altamiro Carvalho, the federation’s economic adviser, said this week that spending on interest exceeds total yearly costs in education, services, and clothing.

Edifício do Banco Central no Setor Bancário Norte
Economy

Brazil Central Bank raises benchmark interest rate to 7.75% a year

Copom also announced it should pull up the Selic by 1.5 percentage points at its next meeting, in December. The value is at its highest since October 2017, when it reached 8.25 percent a year.

Edifício-Sede do Banco Central em Brasília
Economy

Financial market forecasts 8.75% benchmark interest rate in 2021

The estimate made by financial institutions for the National Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA)—Brazil’s official inflation—went up from 8.69 to 8.96 percent. This is the 29th consecutive time the projection is revised upwards.

Edifício-sede do Banco Central , Brasília, economia
Economy

Central Bank raises benchmark interest to 5.25% a year

In a statement, Copom said that it also plans to expand the rate by one percentage point at the next meeting (September 21–22).