Brazil interest rate cut

//Brazil interest rate cut

Brazil interest rate cut

Reuters: Brazil cuts rates to all-time low, signals more easing ahead

Article published: March 21, 2018

IB Economics syllabus: Macroeconomics (monetary policy)

Brazil has cut its interest rates to record low in order to boost inflation and AD during a slow recovery after a deep recession. A clear real-life example of easy (expansionary) monetary policy.

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