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The week ahead in Brazil – stay up to date with all the economic releases from April 24 until April 28

The last week of April is upon us and, after two holiday-shortened weeks, there is a full agenda of releases. The highlights at the start of the week are tax collection and external data. 500 more words


New Publication: Real-time inflation forecasting with high-dimensional models: the case of Brazil

Check out our new publication on forecasting inflation using large datasets and statistical learning techniques.

Real-time inflation forecasting with high-dimensional models: The case of Brazil… 114 more words

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Making Money

The Congress shall have Power … To borrow Money on the credit of the United States; … To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures; To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States … To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.” 2,367 more words

LatAm, Canal 26, Argentina Protests, Venezuelan Mess

I first started watching events in Argentina about a week ago. I’d discovered a channel on the Roku named “LATAM” that has a selection of Latin American news. 2,103 more words


Brazilian inflation preview falls to its lowest level since 2006

The cost of living in Brazil as measured by the Extended National Consumer Price Index-15 (IPCA-15), increased 0.21% this month, up 0.15% from March, but well below the 0.51% recorded in April 2016, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). 163 more words


Consumer prices increase by 0.43% in Sao Paulo in the second reading of April, reports FIPE

The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation in the City of Sao Paulo, increased by 0.43% in the first reading of April, strengthening after the 0.31% recorded in the first month of April, according to data published by the Economic Research Institute Foundation (FIPE). 140 more words


Brazilian General Price Inflation down 0.99% in the second preview of April, says FGV

The General Market Price Index (IGP-M) fell 0.99% in the second reading of April, according to the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), with wholesale raw material prices declining sharply. 183 more words