Brazil's October services PMI slides to 50.4 from 52.8 previously. "The slowdown in economic...

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Brazil's October services PMI slides to 50.4 from 52.8 previously. "The slowdown in economic activity ... was unexpected, as we were expecting the economy to gain further momentum in Q4," says HSBC.  More positively, the business expectations index jumped to 86.8 from 67.5.