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Politics: Impeachment against Bolsonaro gains strength
Summary: Opposition parties are expected to file an impeachment request against Bolsonaro later this week on charges of criminal responsibility for managing the pandemic. Biden will take office in breach of campaign pledges on aid to immigrants.
Biden transition officer says to caravans: "Now is not the time to come to the United States" – Fox News
Pazuello says all states should receive Doria's vaccine by the end of the day – The Antagonist
Bolsonaro's 'impeachment score' gains momentum; 148 deputies positioned themselves – Correio Braziliense
Economy: Joker at Binance and China grows as world suffers
Summary: Today is the holiday of Martin Luther King which keeps markets closed in New York. This week we have a season of balance sheets in the USA (including Netflix, BofA and Intel), monetary policy decisions in Brazil, the Eurozone and Japan.
In the crypto market, Bitcoin rises slightly on Monday and is struggling to stay above US $ 35,000 and R $ 190,000 in Brazil. The highlight is Binance Coin, which will undergo a huge token burn in the next 48 hours.
China is the only major global economy to report growth in 2020 – WSJ
Brandão is at BB; measures are in doubt – Ministry of Economy remained silent throughout this crisis and the Planalto Palace did not speak out officially – Valor Econômico
Index futures at 8:30 GMT
Ibovespa (Brazil) closing, -2.48% at 123,335 points Nasdaq (USA), – 0.03% Nikkei 225 (JAP), -0.05%Commodities, currencies and Bitcoin:
Gold, + 0.20% traded at $ 1,833.50 a Troy ounceBitcoin, + 2.56% to R $ 191,050.00 in Brazil or US $ 35,928.00Dollar – USD / BRL, traded at R $ 5.2930
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