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Brazil Real Snaps Six-Day Winning Streak After Dollar Purchases

Brazil’s real fell for the first time in seven days after the central bank twice bought dollars in the spot market to stem the currency’s advance.

The real weakened 0.4 percent to 1.6818 per dollar at 3 p.m. New York time, from 1.6749 yesterday. The currency last depreciated against the dollar on Nov. 26.