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Brazil’s Manufacturing PMI: Behind the Slow Rise in 2017
Brazil’s manufacturing activity rose in April 2017, with the country reporting its first rise in manufacturing in two years amid recovery expectations.
Michel Temer Takes Over: What’s Next for Dilma Rousseff?
If Dilma Rousseff is impeached by the Senate, Michel Temer will head the government until 2018 before the next election.
Domestic Investors Partake in the Action in Brazilian Equities
Brazilian stocks have had a tremendous 2016 so far. Prior to what has turned out to be a difficult May, the Ibovespa stock index rose 24%.
Brazil Downgraded Further: Will Mexico Remain Healthy?
Standard and Poor’s reduced Brazil’s long-term foreign currency rating by one notch to “BB” with a negative outlook on February 18, 2016.
Has Latin America Lost 2016 Already? A Look at Mutual Funds
2015 was horrible for Latin America–focused mutual funds (BDERX) (ELAAX).
Brazilian Manufacturing Remained in Contraction in December 2015
Brazil accounts for ~2.1% of the world’s GDP, and its manufacturing activity accounts for ~11% of Brazil’s GDP. Brazil’s manufacturing PMI increased by 1.8 points to 45.6 in December.
Brazil in Doldrums: How Have Latin America–Focused Funds Fared?
In 3Q15, Brazil’s economy fell 4.5% from a year ago, the sharpest fall since the new gross domestic product calculation system was instituted in 1996.
What Is Crippling the Brazilian Economy?
For the September quarter, the Brazilian GDP (gross domestic product) fell 1.7% as compared to a decline of 2.1% in the previous quarter.
No Sign of Recovery in Brazilian Manufacturing in November
Brazil’s manufacturing PMI declined by 0.3 points to 43.8 in November, compared to 44.1 in October.
Assessing October Inflation in Brazil: Rising Fuel and Transport Prices
Brazil’s inflation rate stood at 9.93% in October, compared to 9.49% in September—the highest level of inflation Brazil has seen so far in 2015.
Inflationary Pressure in Brazil Increased in September
While falling crude prices are leading to low inflation in the developed world, high oil prices are causing inflationary pressure in Brazil.
Service Sector in Emerging Economies Remains Mixed in September
Emerging economies remain mixed in September, with Russia expanding and Brazil contracting further. Although Russia has moved back to expansionary phase, its overall economic environment remains challenging with rising inflationary pressure.
Slowing Global Growth: Time to Invest in Advanced Economies?
It’s time to review your investments in advanced economies, if you haven’t already done so. You may consider paring down your emerging market exposure.