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Latin American Markets Under Pressure

  • Sunday, April 16, 2017

Latin American markets have come under pressure due to concerns over the timing of US interest rate rises, a rising US$ value, and disappointing economic data from Brazil. Weakness in the Brazilian equity market was accentuated by a sharp drop in the value of the Brazilian Real versus the US$. Brazil’s Central Bank raised interest rates by another 0.5% up to 12.75%, a move that is expected to improve exchange rates.


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Chris is a Chartered Independent Financial Adviser and leads the investment team.