Brazil Weekly

Fernando Haddad polls at 15% once voters know he’s Lula’s understudy

In this week’s issue: The most important facts of the week. Fernando Haddad polls at 15% once voters know he’s Lula’s understudy.

The week in review

  • Stock market. Two events rocked the stock market this week. The first was a report from G1 that the São Paulo State Prosecution Office is considering filing charges against center-right presidential candidate Geraldo Alckmin, suspected of having pocketed BRL 10m in illegal campaign donations. The other was a poll by XP/Ipespe published on Friday showing Fernando Haddad, Lula’s fill-in candidate, polling as high as 15% (more below).
  • Lula 1. The destiny of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da...
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