Daily Archives: 19 de January de 2016

Fitch’s New Report on Brazil

Fitch release this morning a new report on Brazil (Brazil’s Loss of Investment Grade: Ratings Downgrade Drivers and Future Trajectory) in which the rating firm explains that its December 2015 downgrade of Brazil’s sovereign rating to speculative grade (BB+) was a reflection of the country’s deeper economic recession, adverse fiscal developments, rising government debt burden, and […]

Concerns over China and Brazil lower IMF forecasts for 2016

The IMF released today its global growth forecast for 2016.  Fears over slowdown in the Chinese economy and severe recession in Brazil have led it to reduced its forecast for to 3.4 percent and for 2017 to 3.6 percent. The forecast for both years is 0.2 percent lower than earlier IMF estimates released in October last year. Looks […]

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