This week the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) lowered the Selic rate to 2.00%. Although our baseline scenario is for further rate cuts in the coming months, our Taylor rule suggests that rates should go even lower, between zero and 1%. We continue to believe the BCB will eventually be forced to cut rates again in the coming months and it won’t need to hike by as much as markets currently price in.
You may be interested in
Our new global trade service: TradePrism
TradePrism is the most comprehensive forecasting service for trade. Offering 1200 product-level forecasts of trade between 46 major economies, and high-level indicators for an additional 137 economies delivered through an interactive data visualisation platform allows organisations to understand the key trends across global trade.Find Out More
Sneak preview: our new Asia Real Estate Service
The new Asia Real Estate Economics Service helps companies understand the implications of macroeconomic, geopolitical, financial and climate change on private and public real estate performance in Asia. The first globally consistent and independent set of real estate forecasts, the service offers regular analysis and commentary from our highly experienced team of real estate economists.Find Out More
Oxford Economics Launches Global Risk Service
Oxford Economics launches our Global Risk Service, a suite of data-driven and forward-looking tools that measure macro-economic and financial crises risks in 166 countries.Find Out More