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  • The Brazilian real rebounded throughout Wednesday's session. USDBRL briefly traded above 5.27 following the open but gradually retreated towards 5.22. Lows for the week come in at 5.20 with last week's highs around 5.33 providing short-term resistance for the pair.
    • With Mexico out for independence day holiday and a light domestic docket, broad dollar sentiment will likely be driven by US retail sales data due at 1330BST/0830ET.
    • This morning, Brazil's IGP-10 inflation fell less than economists expected in September. The reading came in at -0.37% m/m versus an expected decline of -0.56%.
  • Local News:
  • Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended a high-profile land rights case that the country's indigenous people say is vital for their survival, with no new date for when it will re-take the matter.
    • The top court is weighing whether a state government applied an overly narrow interpretation of indigenous rights by only recognizing tribal lands occupied by native communities at the time Brazil's constitution was ratified in 1988. (NP)
  • The Brazil Senate and Supreme Court have nullified rules that President Jair Bolsonaro issued last week banning social networks from removing what they judge to be disinformation about the coming presidential election.
    • The dual moves by the court and by Congress late Tuesday quickly killed one of the most restrictive and intrusive internet laws imposed in a democratic country. It was a sharp rebuke to a president already struggling with a series of political crises. (NYT)