Brazil markets spooked by minister’s complaints on pension reform

Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes attends a news conference in Brasilia, Brazil June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness. Economy Minister Paulo Guedes kicked off the spat, spurning a congressional committee report for what he called excessive […]

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