December 20, 2019 / 12:49 PM / a month ago

Brazil's current account deficit narrows to 2.78% of GDP in Nov - central bank

BRASILIA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Brazil’s current account deficit as a share of gross domestic product narrowed to 2.78% in the 12 months to November after surging to 3% the month before, the central bank said on Friday.

The monthly deficit of $2.164 billion was less than the $3.6 billion shortfall forecast by a Reuters poll of economists, while foreign direct investment of $6.985 billion was less than the poll estimate of $7.5 billion.

Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Writing by Jake Spring; Editing by Alison Williams

Nuestros Estándares:Los principios Thomson Reuters
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below