With the prospect of base interest rates in Brazil continuing at low levels for a while and the scarcity of investment opportunities in the Bovespa stock market, there’s a intense search for yields elsewhere on the global market.

Figures from the funds industry clearly show such demand. The amount allocated abroad almost tripled, going to R$36.96 billion in December 2012 from R$12.99 billion in late 2011. As the chart shows (source: Valor Economico), the trend clearly accelerated in the second half of last year.

Source: Valor

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