The real currency was flat Monday, trading around 2.3401 per U.S. dollar. The WisdomTree Brazilian Real ETF (NYSEArca: BZF) was up 0.1%. [Brazil’s Election: Peril or Profit for EM Bond ETFs]
“We doubt the U.S. dollar/Brazilian real will stay above the 2.35 for long – if it even reaches that point – and we certainly expect the central bank to push back hard against any pre-electoral foreign-exchange volatility,” Brown Brothers Harriman added. “The government will not tolerate a 2.40 level.”
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Max Chen contributed to this article.