Brazil posts current account gap of $6.9 bln in February

martes 24 de marzo de 2015 10:12 GYT
 

BRASILIA, March 24 (Reuters) - Brazil posted a current account deficit of $6.9 billion in February, central bank data showed on Tuesday.

The median forecast of 21 economists surveyed by Reuters was for a current account deficit of $7.7 billion in February.

The central bank reduced its 2015 current account deficit estimate to $80.5 billion from a previous forecast of $83.5 billion. (Reporting by Luciana Otoni and Silvio Cascione; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)