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SAO PAULO, Dec 6 - Brazil's benchmark IPCA consumer price index rose 5.77 percent in the 12 months through November, slowing slightly from its 5.84 percent 12-month advance posted in the prior month, government statistics agency IBGE said on Friday. The central bank targets inflation at 4.5 percent, with a tolerance margin of 2 percentage points. On a monthly basis, the IPCA index rose 0.54 percent, below the 0.58 percent median forecast of 29 economists. Below is
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BRUSSELS, Dec 6 - Final results of Slovenia's financial sector stress test, which will decide whether the country needs an international bailout, are expected next Thursday, according to a senior euro zone official.