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A common currency for Brazil and Argentina?

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A common currency for Brazil and Argentina?

During his first official visit to Argentina, President Jair Bolsonaro told a crowd of businessmen of the possibility of Brazil and Argentina sharing a currency. It already has a name: the “Peso Real.”

But while industrialists showed enthusiasm about the idea, it seems more of a populist campaign slogan than an actual project of monetary integration between South America’s top 2 economies.

Argentine President Mauricio Macri is...

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