Economists raise Brazil's 2016 inflation view for 2nd week -poll

lunes 30 de mayo de 2016 07:43 GYT
 

BRASILIA, May 30 (Reuters) - Economists raised their
forecasts for Brazil's inflation rate and interest rates this
year, a weekly central bank survey showed on Monday. 
    The median expectation of about 100 economists in the poll
for this year's inflation rate rose to 7.06 percent from 7.04
percent in the prior week's survey. The official target is 4.5
percent, a goal last achieved in August 2010.
        
 (pct)                2016                 2017      
                      previous   new       previous  new
                      forecast   forecast  forecast  forecast
 Consumer inflation   7.04       7.06      5.50      5.50
 Exchange rate        3.67       3.65      3.88      3.85
 (reais per U.S                                      
 dollar, end-period)                                 
 Interest rate        12.75      12.88     11.38     11.25
 (end-period)                                        
 GDP growth           -3.83      -3.81     0.50      0.55
 Industrial output    -6.00      -6.00     0.90      0.90
 
 (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)