The plunge in the real - off another 4% today - is bringing calls for Brazil to intervene to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The plunge in the real - off another 4% today - is bringing calls for Brazil to intervene to prop up its value; this after the government has spent every day of the last year trying to weaken the currency. The real is lower by 13.5% this week, the steepest plunge since 1999 when the dollar peg was dropped, BZF -3.1%. Brazilian shares ETF EWZ -5.3%.