Brazil's millionaires increasing in numbers

Economic boom has seen rapid expansion of upper class, with report showing 19 new millionaires a day.

    Brazil's booming economy has helped bring millions of poor citizens into the country's middle class over the last decade.

    According to a new report, the upper class is also rapidly expanding, with 19 new millionaires a day in the world's fifith largest economy. 

    Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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