Brazil economy shrinks 1.9 pct in second quarter vs first quarter
RIO DE JANEIRO Aug 28 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy shrank 1.9 percent in the second quarter from the previous three months , government statistics agency IBGE said on Friday.
The drop was bigger than market expectations of a 1.7 percent contraction, according to the median forecast of 26 economists polled by Reuters. (Reporting by Rodrigo Viga Gaier Editing by W Simon)
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