Source: International Monetary Fund
Release: International Financial Statistics
M1 comprises currency held by the public, and demand deposits. Demand deposits include deposits of the private sector; of the federal, state, and municipal governments; of the federal, state, and municipal enterprises; and of the financial institutions that are not subject to reserve requirements. M1 also includes domestic currency deposits of nonresidents, travelers' checks issued and not cashed, certified checks with a fixed payment date, payroll checks, and customers' credit balances on loan and financing accounts.
International Monetary Fund, M1 for Brazil© [MYAGM1BRM189N], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MYAGM1BRM189N, July 29, 2016.