BRASILIA, May 24- Brazil recorded a surprise current account surplus of $412 million in April, its first in seven years, on the back of an improved trade surplus, the central bank said on Tuesday. Brazil's last monthly surplus was $124.8 million in April of 2009. Brazil attracted $6.8 billion in foreign direct investment in April, more than the $6.2 billion surplus... » Read More
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