BRASILIA Dec 18 Brazil posted a current account
deficit of $6.265 billion in November, central bank
data showed on Tuesday.
The country had been expected to post a deficit of $6
billion, according to the median forecast of 19 analysts in a
Reuters survey. The forecasts for the deficit ranged from $4.8
billion to $6.9 billion.
Brazil's current account deficit in October was $5.431
billion, the central bank said last month.
Foreign direct investment in Latin America's largest economy
was $4.587 billion in November, down from $7.73 billion in
October but more than the expected $3 billion.