TABLE-Economists raise Brazil's inflation forecasts - poll

lunes 24 de noviembre de 2014 06:37 GYT
 

BRASILIA, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Economists raised their
forecasts for Brazil's inflation rate at end-2014 and end-2015
to 6.43 and 6.45 percent respectively, a weekly central bank
survey showed on Monday.
    The central bank targets inflation at 4.5 percent, with a
tolerance margin of 2 percentage points.
    Economists also trimmed their forecasts for 2014 economic
growth to 0.20 percent, according to the median estimate in the
survey of about 100 financial institutions.    
    
    
 (pct)                               2014                2015
                       previous       new  previous       new
                       forecast  forecast  forecast  forecast
 Consumer inflation        6.40      6.43      6.40      6.45
 Exchange rate             2.53      2.55      2.61      2.65
 (reais per U.S                                      
 dollar, end-period)                                 
 Interest rate            11.50     11.50     12.00     12.00
 (end-period)                                        
 GDP growth                0.21      0.20      0.80      0.80
 Industrial output        -2.30     -2.30      1.31      1.30
 

 (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Alison Williams)