"If you index monthly GDP levels to 100 in Dec 2009, i.e. right after the 2008 crisis, Argentina (black) is now ahead of Brazil (blue) in terms of cumulative growth. So much huge untapped potential in Brazil, which should be one of the big growth drivers in the global economy..."
After holidays on October 11th and 12th, this short week for Brazil had data released on inflation, economic activity and services sector. Let's check it out all of this.
Inflation in September accelerated to 1.2 % MoM (against 0.9% in August), again the main villain of
Another week has passed and we have made great progress in three product areas: improving the user journey, data integration, and the insights experience. Find out more below.
So far, you have two options to upload data to your dataset. Either use the API - [or
Monthly inflation accelerated significantly last month. Official statistics reported a 3.5% MoM increase of consumer prices in September (vs 2.5% MoM in August), above the rate estimated by our high-frequency CPI (2.9% MoM - see here). Private forecasts ended almost a full percentage point below the actual inflation rate (see latest
Services sector kept its recovery in August, growing 0.5 %, albeit in a slower pace compared to July (+1.08 %). The strongest growth came from the Services provided to families (+4.13%), as vaccination accelerated and Covid-19 infections falls, families opted to increase the consumption of this type of services. Professional, Administrative
Weekly inflation: high and stable. Consumer prices increased 1.6% WoW (similar as the previous 1.6% WoW -revised-), and its monthly printing was 2.9% MoM (up from previous 2.5% MoM -revised-). Moreover, the interannual inflation rate was 56.3% YoY (up from previous 55.5% YoY -revised-).
This was a great week. We managed to launch three major features (see below) and lot's of minor improvements that are having their impact on performance and an overall less buggy experience (for the users and for ourselves).
The new Alphcast Python Library is finally here!
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Coming very soon:
Weekly inflation slightly declined. Consumer prices increased 0.9% WoW (vs previous 1.4% WoW -revised-), and its monthly printing was 2.8% MoM (from previous 3.5% MoM -revised-). Moreover, the interannual inflation rate was 56.8% YoY (up from previous 55.8% YoY - revised).