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Numbers of the week: Sep. 21, 2019

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This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil. Random numbers that help explain what is going on in Brazil. This week: oil, lottery, impeachment, football. And more.

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4.39 percent

On the first day of trading after the drone strike on a major Saudi oil processing plant, stocks of Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petrobras shot up 4.39 percent on Monday. A spike in Brent oil prices (the biggest intraday increase in history) raised expectations that Petrobras would decide to...

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