Tag: interest rates

    Brazil's Central Bank president Alexandre Tombini

    Fearful of World Recession Brazil President Calls on Central Bank to Cut Interest Rates

    Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil,  made her strongest call yet for the Brazilian ...

    Brazilian painter

    Brazil Expected to Create 3 Million New Jobs This Year

    The unemployment rate in Brazil fell to its lowest since January in spite of ...

    Brazil's Central Bank

    To Contain Inflation Brazil Raises Prime Rate to 12.50%. 5th Hike This Year

    The Brazilian Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) of the Central Bank unanimously decided to raise ...

    Brazilian currency, the real

    With 200% Credit Card Interest Rates Brazil Bracing for 12.5% Prime Rate

    The Brazilian Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (Copom), which sets the country’s basic interest ...

    The Brazilian real

    Brazil Hikes Key Interest Rates to 12% in Attempt to Halt Over 6% Inflation

    In a decision that surprised the market, which expecting a bigger hike, Brazil’s central ...

    Guido Mantega

    Brazil’s President-Elect Expected to Cut Spending and Interest Rates

    Brazil’s President-elect Dilma Rousseff’s efforts to restrain public spending will allow the Brazilian central ...

    Real, Brazil's currency

    Brazil Worried with Economy’s Overheating and Inflation

    Copom, the Brazilian Central Bank Monetary Policy Committee,  expressed concern about inflation and advanced ...

    Ana Cristina Costa from Bradesco

    Bradesco Expects Key Brazil Interest Rate to Jump from 8.75% to 13%

    According to Bradesco Asset Management, Brazil will boost interest rates to as high as ...

    Banco Itaú

    Finance War: Brazil Wants Banks to Lend More and Charge Less

    Private banks in Brazil should follow state lenders and lower interest rates to help ...

    Inflation in Brazil

    Brazil Is Not Afraid of Inflation and Plans to Further Cut Interest Rates

    The Brazilian government set its inflation target for 2011 at 4.5%, seeing no evidence ...