Brazilian corporate issues double during pandemic

Brazilian corporate issues double during pandemic

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The sale of shares and debt securities by corporate issuers in Brazil more than doubled during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a rise in the number of companies that are carrying too much debt, the head of a capital markets research center at the University of São Paulo (USP) told LatinFinance. "The percentage of publicly listed companies that are excessively in debt has increased from 17.4% at the end of 2019 to 26.4% at the end of 2020," said Carlos Antonio Rocca, coordinat

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