Opinion

Markets appear to bail on Brazil’s president

Brazil’s president Michel Temer markets us dollar
Photo: Lula Marques/AGPT
Michel Temer markets us dollar
Photo: Lula Marques/AGPT

Last year, Congress ousted Dilma Rousseff from the presidency. Though technically her removal was for having doctored the federal budget, the markets and business sector wanted her out because of her disastrous economic policy. Investors saw her vice-president, Michel Temer, as a man capable of conducting a peaceful transition towards the 2018 election...

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