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Traders had forecast no change prior to the decision by the central bank`s monetary policy commission (Copom) after a two-day meeting.
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The central bank`s monetary policy commission (Copom) said the decision reflected "macroeconomic trends and the inflation outlook."
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The Brazilian economy expanded by 0.7 percent in the first nine months of 2012 and 0.9 percent over the 12 months ending in September of this year.
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The Brazilian economy shrank by 0.52 percent in September compared with August, the biggest one-month decline in almost a year, the central bank said Wednesday.
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Brazil's economy expanded by 0.75 percent in June relative to the previous month as tax breaks stimulated growth, the central bank said.
Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 14:41
Brazil's Central Bank continued its downward adjustment of projected growth, lowering its forecast for 2012 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expansion from 3.5 percent to 2.5 percent.
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