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Brazil Returns to Junk as Bonanza Ends and Crisis Traps Levy

  • S&P downgrades credit rating to BB+ with negative outlook
  • Levy reaffirms Brazil's commitment to fiscal consolidation
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Brazil's Credit Rating Downgraded to Junk

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Brazil is junk -- again.

Seven years after Standard & Poor’s lifted the nation’s credit rating to investment grade, reflecting the rising influence of emerging markets, Latin America’s largest economy has lost its vaunted designation.