Week from the 4th to the 8th of March

Most Outstanding Points of the Week

  • In the United States, the February nonfarm payroll rose in 275,000 jobs, exceeding the 200,000 job expectation. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate rose to 3.9% from 3.7%. 
  • In the United States, Jerome Powell told legislators that interest rate cutbacks will depend largely on the direction of the economy.
  • In China, the government announced a growth target for this year of “around 5%” and the issuance of special bonds for large projects.
  • In Brazil, the debt to GDP ratio rose to 75% in January, an increase of 70 basis points from December. This increase was due to the impact of accrued interest on debt.

Important Events in the Coming Weeks

  • In the United States, February’s inflation to be announced 03/12
  • In the U.S., industrial production will be published. 03/15


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