Brazilian senate confirms new central bank president

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The Brazilian senate confirmed on February 26 the appointment of Roberto Campos Neto as new president of the Central Bank of Brazil.

In November 2018, Campos Neto was nominated by then president-elect Jair Bolsonaro to replace Ilan Goldfajn. The new government had asked Goldfajn to continue but he declined to do so.

Campos Neto graduated in economics from the University of California in 1993, where he also obtained a master’s degree in economics in 1995. He worked for 18 years at the Brazilian

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