Brazilian Real

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Brazilian Real

The currency of Brazil. It was introduced in 1994 following the Latin American economic crisis. It is currently a floating currency, though it was semi-pegged to the U.S. dollar for most of the 1990s. It suffered two different currency crises in 1999 and 2002, but has since become one of the stronger currencies in the region.
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The cheapest sports event tickets will be 40 Brazilian reals (about 13 US dollars) and the most expensive 1,200 Brazilian reais.
The fund, with up to 400 million Brazilian reals ($227 million), will invest in Brazilian companies with plans to expand international operations, the newspaper said, quoting Juan Carlos Felix, Carlyle's director for South America operations.
April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX) today announced that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire a privately-held pharmaceutical company located in Brazil, for 97 million Brazilian reals (approximately US$56 million).
State-run Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) has secured a USD250m loan by issuing a two-year bond in Brazilian reals and converting it into dollars on the swap market, Reuters has reported.
Brazil sells its products in US dollars and has been getting fewer Brazilian reals for them as the rate drops.
The People s Bank of China traded 190 billion Yuan for 60 billion Brazilian reals from the Central Bank of Brazil.
The currency is Brazilian Reals, and there are currently around five Reals to the pounds .
A completed an issue of 390 million Brazilian reals ($221 million) in non-convertible debentures, the company said Monday in a statement.
Celevoke) and the most recent entry into the fast growing Brazilian market for Telematics Solutions and Tracking Systems, during November 2008, has closed contracts for the provision of tracking services with a value of over 5,000,000 Brazilian Reals (approximately $2,169,000 USD).
Brazauro will pay the original garimpeiro and landowner of Batalha, who controls over 1,700 hectares directly over the Batalha zone, the Canadian dollar equivalent of $86,000 in Brazilian reals over a 42-month period with a buyout after 4 years of US$250,000 (if the project is deemed economic by Brazauro) and an additional sum based on the number of ounces of gold at Batalha as set out in a feasibility study.
At a minimum, firmness of the local currency will reduce pressure on local health care providers who earn in Brazilian reals but pay leases in U.
Celevoke) and the most recent entry into the fast growing Brazilian market for Telematics Solutions and Tracking Systems, during October 2008, has closed contracts for the provision of tracking services with a value of over 1,900,000 Brazilian Reals (approximately $815,000 USD).

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