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Brazil markets react calmly to new central banker

...have brought Latin America's largest economy a measure of credibility. On Wednesday, the Bovespa index of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Latin America's largest, was off 0.6 percent on thin volume. The real, Brazil's currency, was 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/04/bus_252286.shtml
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Despite risks, Brazil raises interest rates

...components more expensive. Financial markets reacted well to Fraga's announcement. The Bovespa index of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Latin America's largest, was up 2 percent in afternoon trading. The real strengthened to 2.07 to the dollar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/05/bus_255184.shtml
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Brazil unveils wide-ranging budget-cutting plan

...Wednesday morning to watch Finance Minister Pedro Malan announce the measures in a nationally televised address. The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Latin America's largest, postponed its opening by an hour. "Our destiny is in our own hands," Malan said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/29/bus_243147.shtml
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U.S. stocks fall dramatically

...Brazil resigned, sending Brazil's main stock index sharply lower for the second day in a row. Trading on the Sao Paulo stock exchange, Latin America's largest, was halted for 30 minutes after a 10 percent plunge, following a 5 percent drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/15/bus_250238.shtml
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Currency down, markets up in Brazil

...43 at the close of trading. That figure was still below the 1.32 at the close of trading Thursday. But the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange -- Latin America's largest -- skyrocketed as Brazilian shares suddenly became cheaper for foreign investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/16/bus_250339.shtml
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Brazil's Senate passes key austerity measure

...and hurt the U.S. economy, which has about 2,000 American multinationals doing business in Brazil. The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange responded positively to the devaluation, climbing an astonishing 33.4 percent Friday -- the day the government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/20/bus_250702.shtml
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Resignation rollicks world markets

...trade in a wider band against the dollar. His move effectively devalued the currency by nearly 8 percent. The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Latin America's largest, opened an hour late because of Franco's resignation and plunged 10 percent within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/14/bus_250137.shtml
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Dow rises in yet another volatile session

...however, as Brazilian shares rose today after the government raised interest rates sharply. Trading on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Latin America's largest, was halted twice in Thursday's frenzied session, when shares plummeted 15.8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/12/bus_238758.shtml
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Republic New York sounds first warning on Russia losses

...troubles will drag down the economies of other emerging markets. In Brazil, Latin America's biggest market, the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange lost nearly 8 percent. Berry said that should have been discomforting to U.S. banks, which are much more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/28/bus_237377.shtml
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Wall Street has been played like yo-yo

...fell more than 3 percent in London and Paris. And in Latin America, trading was halted for 30 minutes at the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange in Brazil, South America's largest stock market, when the main index plunged 10 percent. With all that money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/22/bus_236672.shtml
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