The Brazil experience

Changing the market structure

arminio-fraga

Arminio Fraga has seen his fair share of crises. As president of the Banco Central do Brasil from February 1999, he had to deal with the fallout of a devaluation of the real a month earlier, as well as market jitters ahead of the election of left-wing presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in October 2002. Nearly 10 years after becoming president of the Brazilian central bank, he played a prominent part in writing a key report on the most recent financial crisis alongside Pau