Brazil's former President Dilma Rousseff (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the start of a BRICS summit in 2015. Rousseff has since been replaced, Putin is still very much in charge of Russia, but both countries are enjoying strong economic recoveries. Photo: EPA
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Russia and Brazil come in from the cold, as investors pile in

Russian bonds generate returns of 37.5pc, Brazil’s main stock market rises nearly 40pc, and both their currencies surge against the greenback

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Brazil's former President Dilma Rousseff (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the start of a BRICS summit in 2015. Rousseff has since been replaced, Putin is still very much in charge of Russia, but both countries are enjoying strong economic recoveries. Photo: EPA
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