A Desirable Side Effect? Brazilians Discover Stock Trading During Pandemic

May 27, 2021 06:59 AM
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Brazil, like many countries across the world, has suffered economic devastation during the pandemic with skyrocketing unemployment and poverty.  But an unexpected trend has emerged with analysts at the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange reporting a huge jump in investment by small investors —a phenomenon driven largely by influencers.  For VOA, Edgar Maciel reports from Sao Paulo.

Camera: Edgar Maciel 
Producer: Marcus Harton