🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #131 - Apart from the PL issue with TSE, the week went smoothly in the political arena, but unpredictability remains. Lula and Bolsonaro have been silent all week, albeit for different reasons. Despite the strong noises in the economy, the fundamentals remain solid. The public administration continues in a negative trend, and there are growing concerns about some decisions.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #130 - Politics continues to show signs of instability. In the economy, positive elements are mixed with fiscal uncertainties, influencing short-term indexes. Public Administration got into a negative trajectory with several signs of dysfunctionality.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #129 - Politics continues with a neutral trend in the face of the instabilities inherent to the transition process. The economy remains positive, despite inflation and uncertainties regarding the new government's fiscal policy.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #128 - Lula has been elected President of the Republic. Immense political, economic and management challenges await the start of the new government. Despite this, some aspects remain positive.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #127 - The election is over in less than 60 minutes. The outcome is unpredictable. Lula continues with the lead in the polls, but Bolsonaro has recovered in these last moments, despite several problems, and may surprise. Let's wait for the counting of the polls and how this will impact the public policy-making process.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #126 - Bolsonaro enters the last week before the election backed by several country singers and with two hours to speak on TV. He continues closing the gap in the presidential race, and Lula is intensifying his campaign agenda. TSE has caused controversy with some electoral decisions.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #125 - Bolsonaro is politically strong, but Lula is leading the polls. A key moment is the TV debate his Sunday (16). The economic trend remains positive.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #124 - Bolsonaro is now stronger than expected, gathering support from critical stances. Nobody knows if this is sufficient to outperform Lula. The economy is performing well.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #123 - Election day in Brazil. A tight race between Bolsonaro and Lula. Regardless of who wins the election, the chance of a radical change remains small in the short term: a victory for Bolsonaro means continuity, but if Lula is the winner, he will have to negotiate with a centre-right Legislative.
🇬🇧 The Week Ahead in Brazil #122 - In the final week before the elections next Sunday (2), trend in politics is neutral. Bolsonaro did well in Saturday's debate, but a set of factors puts Lula in a stronger position. The economy's trend is positive, and public admn is neutral.