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Why Brazil’s economy is all going nuts again

As a corruption scandal rumbles on, Brazil struggles to emerge from recession. Where's a commodity boom when you need one?

By George Magnus  

Thousands of people attend a rally for new direct elections and the impeachment of President Michel Temer. Photo: PA

Read more: Brazil—the trapped country

Where’s a decent commodity price boom when you need one? This question may be on the minds of a number of Brazilian politicians, as well as investors, as the country struggles to emerge from its deepest ever recession, and the deadweight of a long-running corruption scandal hovers over President Michel Temer. You may recall that he took over from Dilma Rousseff last year,…

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