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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 22 March 2019

In brief: Brazil

* Brazil’s government has successfully issued US$1.5bn worth of 10-year bonds in the US and European markets, with an interest rate of 4.7%. This is the first bond issuance under the government of President Jair Bolsonaro. The national treasury says that the issuance attracted four times the volume sold and celebrated the operation as “successful”.