Richard Briggs
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Richard Briggs

CFA – Senior Sovereign Portfolio Manager / Sovereign Analyst

  • Education

–     2011: Master's degree in Financial Economics (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)

–     2010: Bachelor's degree in economics (Strathclyde Business School, United Kingdom)

  • Professional experience

–     2022: Senior Sovereign Portfolio Manager / Sovereign Analyst (Candriam, United Kingdom)

–     2020: Investment Manager (GAM, United Kingdom)

–     2013: Senior Credit Strategist (CreditSights, United Kingdom)

–     2011: Economist (Alliance Trust, United Kingdom)

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Emerging Markets, Fixed Income, Richard Briggs, Sovereign Sustainability

Lula’s Amazon stance appeals but will he deliver on the economy?

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva narrowly won the second round of Brazil’s election, beating incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Initial fears that Bolsonaro wouldn’t accept the result, particularly if it was tight, have receded. Bolsonaro said that he would follow the constitution and play by the rules, while his chief of staff, acknowledged the defeat.

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