Brazil ready to sell global debt despite EM turmoil -official

BRASILIA Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:54pm EST

BRASILIA Jan 29 (Reuters) - The Brazilian government could issue global debt in the coming months despite market volatility stemming from a currency sell-off in emerging economies, Treasury chief Arno Augustin said on Wednesday.

He said the government plans to diversify the currencies of future debt issues, which could include the euro. In the past few years, Brazil foreign debt sales have been denominated in U.S. dollars and the local real currency.

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