TABLE-Analysts lower Brazil 2014 growth forecast for 19th time, to 0.24 pct

lunes 6 de octubre de 2014 07:43 GYT
 

BRASILIA, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Economists cut their forecasts
for Brazil's 2014 economic growth to 0.24 percent from 0.29
percent previously, a weekly central bank poll showed on Monday.
    Economists in the survey have pared their 2014 gross
domestic product forecasts for 19 straight weeks.
    Their latest estimates for inflation at end-2014 rose
slightly to 6.32 percent from 6.31 percent in the prior week's
survey. The central bank Focus survey features the median
forecasts of about 100 financial institutions.
    
    
    
 (pct)                2014                 2015
                      previous   new       previous  new
                      forecast   forecast  forecast  forecast
 Consumer inflation   6.31       6.32      6.30      6.30
 Exchange rate        2.35       2.40      2.45      2.50
 (reais per U.S                                      
 dollar, end-period)                                 
 Interest rate        11.00      11.00     11.38     11.88
 (end-period)                                        
 GDP growth           0.29       0.24      1.01      1.00
 Industrial output    -1.95      -2.14     1.50      1.40
 

 (Reporting by Silvio Cascione)