Brazil Nov current account deficit comes in bigger than expected
BRASILIA Dec 18 (Reuters) - Brazil posted a current account deficit of $5.145 billion in November, central bank data showed on Wednesday.
The country had been expected to post a deficit of $4.8 billion, according to the median forecast of 17 analysts in a Reuters survey. The forecasts for the deficit ranged from $5.6 billion to $4.2 billion.
The current account deficit was $7.132 billion in October.
Foreign direct investment in Latin America's largest economy was $8.334 billion in November, above analysts' expectations of $5 billion.
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