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Supermarkets get cheaper as economy sputters

Good morning! Today we are looking at Brazil’s economy, which registered deflation in September. There’s also the latest from Jair Bolsonaro’s squabbles with his own party—which could lead to an exodus—and we analyze the benefits of being a civil servant in Brazil. (This newsletter is for platinum subscribers only. Become one now!)

Deflation: supermarkets get cheaper as economy sputters

Prices in Brazil saw a decrease of 0.04 percent in September, representing the biggest deflation for the month since 1998. This drop was largely influenced by a 0.43 percent fall in the cost of food and drink, which decreased...

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