Brazil's end-2016 rate view raised to 15.25 pct - economist survey

lunes 28 de diciembre de 2015 06:38 GYT
 

BRASILIA, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Economists raised their
forecasts for Brazil's benchmark interest rate at end-2016 to
15.25 percent from 14.75 percent previously, a weekly central
bank survey showed on Monday.
    Estimates for inflation and economic growth remained largely
unchanged in the poll of about 100 economists.
    For detailed poll results in Portuguese, see here
    
 (pct)                2015                 2016
                      previous   new       previous  new
                      forecast   forecast  forecast  forecast
 Consumer inflation   10.70      10.72     6.87      6.86
 Exchange rate        3.90       3.90      4.20      4.20
 (reais per U.S                                      
 dollar, end-period)                                 
 Interest rate        --         --        14.75     15.25
 (end-period)                                        
 GDP growth           -3.70      -3.70     -2.80     -2.81
 Industrial output    -7.70      -7.69     -3.45     -3.50
 
 (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; editing by John Stonestreet)