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Brazilian economy is growing too fast. Expect new hike in interest rates. What effect on Brazilian housing industry?

To foreign eyes Brazilian real state is a catch. A population of almost 200 million and an historic housing deficit makes an interesting combination. Interest rates have always been the main contrain. And now, with the return of inflationary pressures, … Continue reading

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Brazil versus Mexico – inflation-wise

Mexico and Brazil, the two largest economies in Latin America, might look quite similar to foreign eyes. In fact, they couldn’t be more different. Take inflation behavior in the first quarter of 2010.  Inflation expectations worsened in Mexico as they … Continue reading

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