Economists raise forecasts for Brazil's inflation, cut GDP view

lunes 27 de abril de 2015 07:37 GYT
 

BRASILIA, April 27 (Reuters) - Economists raised their
forecasts for Brazil's end-2015 inflation rate and lowered their
estimates for this year's economic growth for a second straight
week, a weekly central bank poll showed on Monday.
    Expectations for interest rates this year and next remained
unchanged from the prior week's survey.
    For the poll details, see: here
    
 (pct)                               2015                2016
                       previous       new  previous       new
                       forecast  forecast  forecast  forecast
 Consumer inflation        8.23      8.25      5.60      5.60
 Exchange rate             3.21      3.20      3.30      3.30
 (reais per U.S                                      
 dollar, end-period)                                 
 Interest rate            13.25     13.25     11.50     11.50
 (end-period)                                        
 GDP growth               -1.03     -1.10      1.00      1.00
 Industrial output        -2.50     -2.50      1.50      1.50
 
 (Reporting by Silvio Cascione)