Filipe Garcia, IMF Economist - Financial Market Information

Norway and ESG

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world, announced its decision to divest in eleven large companies, meeting ESG criteria, which are increasingly weighing in the allocation of portfolios worldwide.

Waiting for the second wave

Countries are better prepared in terms of health structures and social behaviors, but the risk of lack of control is significant.

Post Covid-19 inflation

Forecasts of future inflation developments are dividing economists.

Brazil and the steps behind

The government's credibility is inextricably guaranteed by the figure of the Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes. His departure would probably trigger a new exodus of foreign investors.

Looking at oil

What has been happening in the oil market could be a warning sign on two important issues: the dysfunction of markets and the excess supply.

Currency at risk

The less destruction of the productive tissue, the faster the recovery. But central banks seem ready to test the credibility of fiat currencies to achieve this goal.
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