Central bankers must keep away from politics – Campos Neto

Comments come after ruling party accused Brazilian governor of politicisation

Campos Neto, president Central Bank of Brazil
Roberto Campos Neto

Robert Campos Neto said central bankers must steer clear of politics and try to get on with their technical job on July 2, speaking at the European Central Bank (ECB) forum in Sintra, Portugal.

The governor of the Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) made the comments two weeks after Brazil’s ruling party launched legal action accusing him of politicisation.

In his remarks, Campos Neto pointed to the unanimity of the central bank’s latest monetary policy decision as proof of its focus on the technical

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