Brazilian Real

Brazilian Real

Brazilian Real overview

The Brazilian real (Portuguese: real, pl. reais; sign: R$; code: BRL) is the official currency of Brazil. It is subdivided into 100 centavos. The Central Bank of Brazil is the central bank and the issuing authority. The dollar-like sign (cifrão) is the currency's symbol (both historic and modern), and in all the other past Brazilian currencies, is officially written with two vertical strokes () rather than one. However Unicode considers the difference to be only a matter of font design, and does not have a separate code for the two-stroked version.As of April 2016, the real is the nineteenth most traded currency in the world by value.

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Brazilian Real news

Brazil Signals Hawkish Approach on Its Big Budget Deficit

Brazil’s president-elect has put together a team of fiscal hawks to lead the economy, winning cautious approval from markets worried about the country’s ballooning debt.

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Junk Bonds Have an Oil Problem...Maybe
Junk Bonds Have an Oil Problem...Maybe

Junk bond prices have been falling, but spreads haven’t widened dramatically, a sign that the damage from oil’s collapse is contained for now.

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Airline Stock Roundup: Earnings Beat at Azul; LUV, JBLU, HA in Focus
Airline Stock Roundup: Earnings Beat at Azul; LUV, JBLU, HA in Focus

In the past week, Latin American carrier - Azul S.A. AZUL - reported impressive third-quarter 2018 results, wherein earnings and revenues outpaced.

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Neymar: Real Madrid transfer revelation made by Barcelona legend Iniesta

NEYMAR making a possible move to Real Madrid has been reported about since the summer and former Barcelona team-mate Andres Iniesta has now fuelled the speculation further.

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Ocean Wilsons Third-Quarter Revenue Hit By Weak Brazilian Currency

LONDON (Alliance News) - Ocean Wilsons Holdings Ltd on Monday reported a drop in revenue for the ...

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Football news - Paper Round: Juan Mata future in real doubt, Arsenal target Brazilian Ramires

Juan Mata has not received a new contract offer from Manchester United, while Arsenal are targeting a Brazilian wonderkid in January. It's Friday's Paper Round.

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