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Brazil's Derivatives Markets

Hedging, Central Bank Intervention and Regulation

  • Author: UN, ECLAC
  • Publication date: July 2008
  • Page count: 70
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 08.II.G.23

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This report is a study of Brazil’s derivatives markets. It examines their important role in the economy, and their role in monetary policy making by the Brazilian Central Bank (BCB). The first part of the report focuses on providing an analytical description of derivatives markets in Brazil – how they operate and how they are regulated. The second section is about the role of derivatives markets in Brazil’s financial system and overall economy. It also examines how derivatives markets are used by the BCB in conducting monetary and exchange policy.