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Brazilian markets continue slump

...dropped sharply today, despite approval by Congress of a pivotal austerity measure. The Bovespa index of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Latin America's largest, closed down 4.8 percent. The real, trading freely against the dollar since Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/22/bus_250902.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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Global stock markets roiled on Asian, Russian woes

...terrorist targets in Afghanistan and Sudan also took its toll. In Brazil, trading was temporarily halted on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, South America's largest, after its key index tumbled 10 percent, automatically suspending trading for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/22/bus_236668.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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Stockbrokers: Market makes correction

...struggling nations, like Venezuela, will devalue their currencies. 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. Stocks fell following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/22/bus_236673.shtml
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Optional holiday declared as Brazilians bask in championship

...ailing economy, with the currency dropping about six centavos to trade at about 2.86 to the dollar, and the Sao Paulo stock exchange shed 2.21 percent by mid-afternoon. "It had a negative impact," said John Carioba of the Indusval brokerage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/02/oth_345790.shtml
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Good news in Brazil turns panic to euphoria

...losing $1.82 billion last year, Brazilian stock markets are enjoying a new bull run. The Bovespa index of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Latin America's largest, surged 15 percent in the first week of March alone. Inflation, which was about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/27/bus_257364.shtml
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