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Ciro Gomes pledges to de-concentrate Brazil's banks, and to help 63 million listed as delinquent debtors

Thursday, September 13th 2018 - 08:36 UTC
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Center-left populist presidential candidate Ciro Gomes vowed on Wednesday to reduce concentration in Brazil's banking sector if elected in October, warning that he would open the sector up to more foreign competition if necessary. Read full article

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  • Jack Bauer

    Ciro Gomes....another deluded, populist, leftist fool....spouting his lies for the ignorant to lap up...

    Sep 13th, 2018 - 10:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    REF: “Ciro Gomes pledges to de-concentrate Brazil's banks”:
    Looks like the banks refused to support his campaign!
    Funny, nobody thought of THIS:
    https://i0.wp.com/www.humorpolitico.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Sergio-Cabral-183-anos-de-prisao.jpg?resize=580%2C316&ssl=1

    Sep 14th, 2018 - 11:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Hmmm, I don't think the UK banking sector has much variety either; I wonder if Americans get a better deal than we do, due to their thousands of banks? I heard you have to pay every month to keep a bank account there, but on the plus side you can get a free gun when you open one. ;)

    At least Ciro isn't planning to use public money for the debt relief, but discounted credit to presumably high risk individuals, plus lower reserve requirements, sounds risky. What if Brasil has a crisis like the US did with the subprime mortgages?

    Sep 15th, 2018 - 11:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @DT
    “At least Ciro isn't planning to use public money for the debt relief”...think again.
    The bank of Brazil, federal bank, will re-finance the millions in debt...that (most of) will very likely not be paid...eventually, as in several similar situations, the bad payers are let off the hook....the bank will simply subsidize the debt while the bad payers rack up more debt...and the subsidy will be indirectly passed on to society ...or, the 'idiots' who pay their bills on time....If you had the slightest clue as to how this sh*t works here, with very little transparency in public finances, you wouldn't be so confident....The several cases I mention above, are those where bad payers are amnestied (unpaid taxes), while the good payers (share the cost and) are made to look like fools...

    Sep 15th, 2018 - 07:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    @JB:

    REF: “63 million listed as delinquent debtors”
    and REF: ”bad payers are amnestied (unpaid taxes), while the good payers (share the cost and) are made to look like fools”:

    Where Ciro stands/falls:
    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-IyThC3XMyRY/WCBpNiF0U3I/AAAAAAABYR0/GDdJ6913e8c3Q5OcMprvtvMWo0zZYWeaACLcB/s1600/barca-furada.jpg

    Sep 17th, 2018 - 09:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @:o))
    Ciro is inconsistent, as his his chopping and changing parties shows.....his propsals are absurd, but unfortunately they are what the ignorant masses love to hear...

    Sep 17th, 2018 - 07:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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    @JB

    Ciro is lucky - the masses [no matter how ignorant] at least are willing to lend him an ear:
    https://politica.estadao.com.br/blogs/coluna-do-estadao/marun-chama-ciro-de-debil-mental-e-diz-que-centrao-apoiou-alckmin-por-acao-do-governo/

    Sep 18th, 2018 - 01:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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