Brazilian real is on a winning streak thanks to buoyant raw materials market

The South American nation’s currency has gained 5.2 per cent in recent days

6th October, 2015

An increase in the price of oil and copper has seen Brazil’s real head for its longest winning streak since May.

The price of raw materials has rallied spurring gains in emerging markets and the currencies of commodity-producing nations.

The real gained 1.3 per cent to 3.8017 per dollar at 10.50am in Sao Paulo, extending its advance over the past four days to 5.2 per cent.

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