Brazil posts current account deficit in March of $855 mln

miércoles 20 de abril de 2016 09:45 GYT

BRASILIA, April 20 (Reuters) - Brazil's current account deficit in March was $855 million, smaller than a Reuters poll of economists which forecast a deficit of $1.1 billion, data released by the central bank showed on Wednesday.

Brazil attracted $5.557 billion in foreign direct investment in March, slightly below a Reuters poll which expected investment of $6 billion. (Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)