Brazilian Real Holds Near One-Week High; Swap Rates Decrease

Currency little changed at 2.0345 per U.S. dollar at 10:18 a.m. in Sao Paulo. * Swap rates on contract due in January 2014 fall 2 bps, or 0.02 percentage point, to 7.44% * German investor confidence gained for a second month in October, according to ZEW Center for European Economic Research