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Latam joins broader EM sell-off as growth, political worries sap risk appetite

By Susan Mathew July 5 (Reuters) - Emerging market currencies were battered on Tuesday as the dollar reigned supreme, and a gauge of eastern European stocks slumped to an all-time low after a surge in European gas prices heightened global recession worries. MSCI's index of emerging market currencies .MIEM00000CUS hit 20-month lows with resource-ric
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Argentina's informal peso plunges on economy ministry changes

* Silvina Batakis appointed as Argentina's new economy minister * Batakis's unorthodox profile may not calm expectations - Citi * Chile's peso recovers from all-time low * Chile finalizes proposed constitution, final vote on Sept. 4 (Updates prices) By Susan Mathew and Sruthi Shankar July 4 (Reuters) - Argentina's black market peso slumped more tha
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Argentine peso slips after economy minister Guzman's shock exit

* Argentine peso slips 0.5% to 126.11 per dollar * Silvina Batakis appointed as Argentina's new economy minister * Batakis's unorthodox profile may not calm expectations - Citi * Chile's peso recovers from all-time low By Susan Mathew and Sruthi Shankar July 4 (Reuters) - The Argentine peso fell on Monday after the abrupt resignation of long-standi
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Recession worries see Latam currencies mark bleak start to new quarter

* Chilean peso hits record low of 939.60 per dollar * Mexican bonds to outperform Latam peers - BNY Mellon * Peru's annual inflation hits highest since July 1997 * Latam stocks track Wall Street higher (Updates prices) By Susan Mathew July 1 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies fell sharply on Friday, with Brazil's real hitting its lowest level in
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Recession worries see Latam assets mark bleak start to new quarter

* Chilean peso hair's breadth away from record lows * Brazil adds benefit for taxi drivers to aid package * Mexican bonds to outperform Latam peers - BNY Mellon By Susan Mathew July 1 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies fell sharply on Friday, with Brazil's real hitting their lowest in almost five months and Chile's peso just inches from record l
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Most Latam stocks set for worst quarter since March 2020

* EM stocks set for worst H1 * Colombia hikes by 150 bps to 7.5% * Inflation in Brazil seen decelerating - central bank (Updates prices) By Susan Mathew June 30 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks fell on Thursday, with most marking their worst quarter since the pandemic-plagued first quarter of 2020, while a large interest rate hike by Colombia's ce
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Brazil's real leads declines in Latam; Colombian c.bank eyed

* Inflation in Brazil seen decelerating - central bank * Colombia seen hiking by 150 bps to 7.5% * Chilean peso set for worst quarter since Q2 2008 By Susan Mathew and Devik Jain June 30 (Reuters) - Brazil's real slumped 1% on Thursday, leading declines across Latin American peers as risk appetite took a hit at the end of a turbulent first half, wh
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Fed rate hike bets hit Latam assets; Brazil's real jumps

* S&P cuts China 2022 GDP forecast, says EM growth to slow * Brazil's real recovers from more than four-month lows * Other Latam currencies slip as dollar gains strength (Updates prices) By Susan Mathew June 29 (Reuters) - Most Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Wednesday, with Chile's peso reaching another record low, as risk sentiment w
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Strong dollar dents Latam FX after Powell comments

* S&P cuts China 2022 GDP forecast, says EM growth to slow * Brazil's real recovers from more than four-month lows * Other Latam currencies slip as dollar gains strength * Russia looks to curb rouble rally By Susan Mathew June 29 (Reuters) - Most Latin American currencies gave up early gains on Wednesday as the dollar strengthened following some ha
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Chilean peso rallies off record lows, Mexican peso slumps 1%

* Brazil's real reverses session gains * Rising copper prices lift Chile's peso * Colombian peso tracks oil prices higher * Latam stocks lose steam as Wall Street slips (Updates prices) By Susan Mathew June 28 (Reuters) - The Chilean peso rallied 1.1% on Tuesday, away from record lows as copper prices rose on easing COVID-19 restrictions in China,
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Hungary's forint jumps on bumper rate hike, Chilean peso rallies off record lows

* Hungary hikes interest rate by 185 bps * Chile's peso set for best session since Nov. 2019 * Colombian peso tracks oil prices higher * Latam stocks join rally on China's COVID-19 cheer By Susan Mathew June 28 (Reuters) - Hungary's forint surged 1% on Tuesday after its key interest rate was hiked by a much bigger-than-expected 185 basis points, wh
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Latam stocks rally; Brazil's real firms after c.bank comments

* Much of work on interest rates is done - Brazil cenbank * Ecuador could stop pumping oil within 48 hours due to protests * Petrobras shares surge, elects new CEO * Argentina tightens FX access to protect forex reserves (Updates prices) By Susan Mathew June 27 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks rallied on Monday, tracking broader emerging market pe
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Latam stocks join EM rally; Brazil's real firms after c.bank comments

By Susan Mathew June 27 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks rallied on Monday, tracking broader emerging market peers higher on easing bets of big U.S. interest rate hikes, while Brazil's real moved away from multi-month lows after the central bank said the inflation surge could start to slow. Brazil's real BRBY rose 0.4% after hovering at its lowest
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Speculators' net long bets on U.S. dollar rose in latest week -CFTC, Reuters

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) - Speculators' net long bets on the U.S. dollar rose in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.69 billion for the week ended June 21. Last week, speculators' net lon
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Speculators' net long bets on U.S. dollar rose in latest week -CFTC, Reuters

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) - Speculators' net long bets on the U.S. dollar rose in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.69 billion for the week ended June 21. Last week, speculators' net long position stood at $
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Stocks rise on easing rate-hike bets; Mexican peso on a tear

* EM stocks index set to end week higher * Latam stocks join global rally * Brazil inflation tops estimates * Colombian peso at lowest since March 2020 (Updates prices) By Susan Mathew June 24 (Reuters) - Emerging market shares rose on Friday as investors started to scale back bets on the extent of monetary policy tightening by major central banks,
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Stocks pop higher as investors scale back c.bank tightening bets

* EM stocks index set to end week higher * Latam stocks join global rally * Brazil's real fall; inflation tops estimates * Colombian peso at lowest since March 2020 By Susan Mathew June 24 (Reuters) - Emerging market shares rose on Friday as investors started to scale back bets on the extent of monetary policy tightening by major central banks, hel
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Stocks rise 1% as softer commodities allay inflation fears

* Stocks up 1.2%, FX edge 0.1% higher * Turkish June manufacturing confidence down to 106.4 points vs 109.4 in May * EM debt sees $2.8 bln outflows in the week to Wednesday - BofA By Anisha Sircar June 24 (Reuters) - Stocks in emerging markets advanced more than 1% on Friday, as a drop in commodity prices eased investor fears over stubborn inflatio
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Mexican peso outperforms on c.bank hike; Latam stocks slide as Wall St wobbles

By Susan Mathew June 23 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks fell sharply on Thursday as a Wall Street rally lost steam on heightening recession worries, while Mexico's peso rose after the central bank hiked the key interest rate by a record 75 basis points as signaled more. The Mexican peso MXN= , which was flat just moments before the decision, rose
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Chilean peso hits record low as copper slides, mine workers protest

* Chile's Codelco resumes operation despite strike * Czech c.bank raises rates by 125-bps (Updates prices) By Shreyashi Sanyal and Susan Mathew June 22 (Reuters) - Chile's peso hit a record low on Wednesday, underperforming most Latin American peers, as copper prices plunged on growth worries, and as a workers' strike at the Codelco mine raised fea
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