BRASILIA Brazil's services sector activity fell in August more steeply than economists expected, official figures on Friday showed, providing another indication that the broader economic recovery remains sluggish and uneven.
BRASILIA Brazilian retail sales rose for the third straight month in August, official figures showed on Thursday, although the rise was far less than expected and the previous month's increase was revised sharply lower.
BRASILIA Brazilian consumer price inflation fell to its lowest in more than a year in September, official figures on Wednesday showed, a reading below the central bank's target that is likely to strengthen expectations of another cut in interest rates.
BRASILIA, Oct 7 Brazil's central bank on Monday
sent a bill to Congress which aims to modernize, simplify and
increase the flexibility of the country's foreign exchange
market, and by extension make it easier and more attractive to
do business in Brazil.
BRASILIA, Oct 4 Brazil's real chalked up its
third strongest weekly gain of the year on Friday, spurred by a
Wall Street-led global rally in risky assets and as speculators
covered their largest short position in the currency in almost
BRASILIA Brazil has privatized or sold state assets worth $23.5 billion in the first nine months of the year, already surpassing its full-year target of $20 billion, the country's economy ministry said on Thursday.
BRASILIA Brazil's services sector activity expanded in September at the fastest pace in six months, a closely watched purchasing managers index survey showed on Thursday, with employment growth in the sector hitting its highest in over five years.
BRASILIA Brazilian planemaker Embraer has delayed its expected timeline for the closing of a major deal with Boeing to early 2020, according to a securities filing on Thursday.
BRASILIA Brazil's Senate on Wednesday approved a landmark pension reform bill in a first round of voting, in a relief for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, although senators voted down an amendment in a move that dilutes the reform's projected savings.
BRASILIA Industrial production in Brazil rose in August at its fastest pace in more than a year, official figures on Tuesday showed, a sign that Latin America's largest economy may slowly be turning a corner after flirting with recession earlier in the year.