Death of Brazil’s Campos stuns markets

Death of Brazil’s Campos stuns markets

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The sudden death of Eduardo Campos, a candidate for Brazil’s presidency, in a plane crash on Wednesday left markets struggling to predict the implications for the October election. “Today’s sad news may yield as many questions as it does answers when it comes to the election,” said analysts at Societe Generale. The bank said the news did not change its expectation for a weaker exchange rate as fundamentals pointed “unequivocally” toward a lower BRL. The currency recovered after a brief sell-off

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