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Numbers of the week: Nov. 23, 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: the Brazilian currency reaches record lows against the U.S. Dollar, formal jobs creation is set to reach the best year since 2014, listed companies profit more, neo-Nazi groups proliferate in Brazil, and legendary soccer player Pelé celebrates the 50th anniversary of his most memorable goal.

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