Henrique Meirelles Business as usual

Henrique Meirelles Business as usual

Once a central banker, always a central banker – or so one might be forgiven for thinking of Henrique de Campos Meirelles. Three years after stepping down as the head of Brazil’s central bank, he remains as unflappable as at any time during his eight years at the helm of the monetary authority. In an interview with LatinFinance, Meirelles says Brazil is on the right track and that the world economy is on the mend – views sharply at odds with a growing consensus. He dismisses outright the suggestion that global financial markets could be heading for renewed turmoil, despite a sharp rise in volatility in 2013. “There is no turmoil,” he says. “Real turmoil was the post-Lehman events, I don’t se

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