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Political uncertainty to keep clouding outlook for Brazil economy: Reuters poll

15 Jul 2019

BUENOS AIRES Political uncertainty over upcoming reform plans in Brazil will continue to cast a shadow over the outlook of Latin America's biggest economy, a Reuters poll of analysts showed.

Argentine central bank lowers interest rate floor, peso rises

01 Jul 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's central bank said on Monday it would set a new lower interest rate floor on its benchmark "Leliq" notes at 58% for the month of July, buoying the peso currency in morning trading.

Argentina fiscal goals on track for now - but about to get much harder

28 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 28 Argentina's fiscal targets, on track so far this year, are about to get squeezed as pension payouts rise and tax revenues weaken amid a biting economic rut, potentially leaving a poisoned chalice for whoever is elected president at the end of this year.

Mexico's central bank expected to hold interest rate at 8.25%: Reuters poll

25 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank is expected to hold its benchmark interest rate steady at 8.25% on Thursday, according to a Reuters poll, after annual inflation slowed this month more than expected, despite signs of weakness in the economy.

U.S. tariff ultimatum throws Mexico peso into choppy waters: Reuters poll

06 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES Mexico's peso will navigate choppy waters in the near future, away from its recent stability, following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.

Argentina inflation data could be make or break for Macri

17 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina inflation data is coming into the spotlight and could sway the South American nation's political future as it heads towards a knife-edge election later this year that is likely to be a choice between painful market reforms and a return to populism. | Video

Tough pension debate paves rough road ahead for Brazil's real: Reuters poll

03 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES Brazil's real will turn more unstable as it becomes increasingly exposed to a pending discussion of a plan to overhaul the social security system that is proving hard to sell in a divided Congress, a Reuters poll showed.

UPDATE 5-Argentina's peso rises after central bank signals more dollar sales

29 Apr 2019

BUENOS AIRES, April 29 Argentina's embattled peso gained strength on Monday after the central bank said it would ease limits on its foreign exchange market interventions, signaling its willingness to sell reserves in an effort to better control volatility of the local currency.

Political jockeying to set Brazil's economy on rough course: Reuters poll

25 Apr 2019

BUENOS AIRES Brazil's economy is expected to pay a price for President Jair Bolsonaro's struggle to pass his promised overhaul to the country's generous pension system, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

Brazil real outlook dims on pension overhaul uncertainty

08 Apr 2019

(This April 5 story has been refilled to correct attribution in quote in 14th paragraph)

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