Brazil's currency climbs while GDP drops

03/11/2009 | Forbes

Despite Brazil's plummeting GDP, seen as the start of a lengthy economic downturn, the country's currency, the real, rose 1.4% against the U.S. dollar Tuesday. Brazil's fourth-quarter GDP dropped 3.6% compared with the same quarter a year earlier, according to the country's national statistics agency.

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