Brazil: Macro policy

* Brazil: Pension reform 2.0, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 21 Apr 2017
Amid rising tensions in Brasilia, a Lower House special committee has presented its watered-down version of pension reform
* Brazil: Temer digs an even deeper fiscal hole, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 13 Apr 2017
Dwindling legislative support could force the Temer administration to push up spending even further
* Brazil: Clouds over pension reform despite electoral court respite, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 7 Apr 2017
With less than one-third of the necessary votes to pass pension reform, the government is scrambling to reconfigure its proposal
* Brazil: Budget freeze highlights fiscal woes; ‘Lava Jato’ suffers setback, Elizabeth Johnson, Grace Fan, 20 Jan 2017
* Brazil: 2017 is shaping up as year of more political upheaval and no growth, Larry Brainard, 15 Dec 2016
Temer’s economic strategy is beginning to unravel amid rising political volatility
* Brazil: Implications of Rio’s fiscal crisis, Elizabeth Johnson, Grace Fan, 17 Nov 2016
Rio de Janeiro’s financial plight highlights the challenges ahead for other states and the federal government
* Trump victory neutral for Brazil for now, Elizabeth Johnson, Grace Fan, 11 Nov 2016
The unexpected win by the US political outsider highlights a similar risk for Brazil in 2018
* Brazil: Will China’s buying spree continue?, Elizabeth Johnson, Grace Fan, 21 Oct 2016
M&A activity is showing new signs of life
* Brazil: The race to jump-start growth, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 14 Oct 2016
Temer’s Lower House victory paves the way for the Banco Central to initiate a rate-cutting cycle
* Brazil: Reading Temer’s post-local election tea leaves, Grace Fan, Elizabeth Johnson, 6 Oct 2016
Positive for the President’s reform agenda in Q4/16, but next year is a different story