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  • Alphacast is expanding to Latin America!

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    Explore Alphacast to discover hundreds of new datasets and analyze the macro and financial dynamics of major economies. Keep track of daily events with the new dashboards and learn how to enhance your own work with our guides and tutorials. New Macro Dashboards Alphacast now hosts thousands of Latin American Datasets for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. For each country, we have created an interactive dashboard with at least 30 charts to keep up to date with the short-term economic outlook. Dashboards are updated every day with the most recent data. Remember that you can copy and clone everything you see on those dashboards. Create your own charts or pipelines to transform the data, add your own format and colors and branding. Feel free to reuse everything at your own will. Click on the country name to access its dashboard: Argentina - Brazil - Chile - Colombia - Mexico - Peru - Uruguay Beginners' guides to Latin America Data For every country, we have made a selection of the most relevant and popular datasets. Follow the beginners' guidelines for each country to discover hidden data gems and sources. Find out what are the most relevant datasets...

  • RESUMEN IAE JUNIO 2022 (N°174)

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    Estudios especiales > ### Estimación del impacto al cepo a la carne vacuna sobre los precios minoristas > ### Generación regional y nacional de energía eléctrica: fuentes convencionales y renovables > ### E-Commerce 2021 y perspectivas 2022 de la irrupción de la pandemia y las restricciones a la libre circulación, durante 2021 se esperaba un retroceso dado el mayor dinamismo respecto a la movilidad de los consumidores. Sin embargo, y de acuerdo a los datos analizados, el sector del e-commerce ha demostrado que la actividad sigue en constante crecimiento y esto lo evidencia el 17% de aumento en la facturación mundial. Argentina no fue la excepción y acompañó la expansión con un 16% (en valores constantes). A pesar de la reapertura de las actividades presenciales se reafirmó el hábito de comprar online, observándose una recuperación en categorías como pasajes y turismo y entradas a espectáculos y eventos. Las empresas protagonistas del e-commerce continúan siendo Amazon y Alibaba a nivel internacional y Mercado Libre se consolida como la plataforma online más dinámica de América Latina. Análisis de coyuntura Índice de precios al consumidor Canastas de consumo Industria, Comercio y Servicios Mercado Inmobiliario Aportes Complementarios Nudges: Los aportes de la economía conductual...

  • A short guide to Argentina's Mutual Funds Industry Analysis

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    In this short tutorial, we will guide you on calculating ranks of YTD Total Returns* for different funds and management companies.* Alphacast hosts a number of daily updated datasets of Argentinas Mutual Funds Industry. Two weeks ago we began publishing detailed datasets for based on CAFCI daily reports, mostly in these two repositories (1 and 2 ). Data covers Assets Under Management (AUM) by Fund, Detailed Portfolio by Fund, Price and Subscription Effect by Fund and Class (Data and Calculation) and Metadata per Fund and per Asset. Calculating the total return of each Fund Subsegment (Clase) Price, quantities, and AUM data from CAFCI are provided for each subsegment of each fund (Clase A - B - C, etc). We will begin by calculating a measure of total return for each class. You can see this pipeline for a working example of this section. The first steps load and filter the data that we will be using. We will be working with data from the dataset Financial - Argentina - Fondos Comunes de Inversion - 2022 from CAFCI. The next two steps calculate the contribution of the "price effect" and "subscription effect" to the daily change in the fund AUM. Basically,...

  • How to create your insights

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    Basic insights can be created by combining headers, charts, and images. Headers can be included by using #, ##, ###, Alphacast charts can be included by using '@chart' and '@Ncharts' Images can be inserted using the icon in the toolbar above Explore the toolbar for more options: Bold, Italic, Underline, ~Striketgeough~ and more. This is an Example Insight to paste an interactive chart, write '@chart' and copy the URL of the chart to embed. To add multiple charts use the command '@Ncharts" and paste multiple charts separated by a space Insights are created with Markdown language. For a full reference of markdown, features see here...

  • A short guide to Peruvian macro data

    Interested in activity, prices, monetary, fiscal, external sector, and financial data for Peru? There are loads of datasets, see for example this Repository which has official statistics from INEI and BCRP. However, this short guide will help you find the our "must-see" datasets. Peru Country Profile Dashboard The starting point is our Peru Macro Dashboard, a fully automatized Dashboard presenting up-to-date data. You can catch a glimpse and get a broad idea of the latest developments. The Charts are fully integrated with our datasets, so if you want to replicate any of them, you can download the source Dataset, or just click the button “Clone Chart” to reproduce the Chart inside our Platform. The main sources for the data used on this Dashboard come from the Central Bank of Peru (BCRP), the National Institute of Statistics and Information (INEI) and Peru's Ministry of Economy and Finances (MEF). The data is fully integrated with our database which means once the sources release the data, our database will be instantaneously updated on our platform. Our Dashboard contains five sections: Activity, Prices, Money and Banking, Fiscal, External Sector and Financial. Activity To track the economic activity of the Peruvian Economy, you can monitor...

  • A short guide to Argentinean macro data

    Interested in activity, prices, monetary, fiscal, external sector, and financial data for Argentina? There are loads of datasets, see for example this Repository which has oficial statistics from from different sources, INDEC's Repository and BCRA's Repository. If you are looking for data about Argentina you'll probably find it here. However, this short guide will help you find the basic "must-see" datasets. Argentina Country Profile Dashboard The starting point is our Argentina Macro Dashboard, a fully automatized Dashboard presenting up-to-date data. You can catch a glimpse and get a broad idea of the latest developments. The Charts are fully integrated with our datasets, so if you want to replicate any of them, you can download the source Dataset, or just click the button “Clone Chart” to reproduce the Chart inside our Platform. The main sources for the data used on this Dashboard come from the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA), the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) and Argentina's Ministry of Economy (MECON). The data is fully integrated with our database which means once the sources release the data, our database will be instantaneously updated on our platform. Our Dashboard contains five sections: Activity, Prices, Money and Banking, Fiscal, External...

  • A short guide to Chilean macro data

    Interested in activity, prices, monetary, fiscal, external sector, and financial data for Chile? There are loads of datasets, see for example this Repository which has oficial statistics from the country. If you are looking for data about Chile you'll probably find it here. However, this short guide will help you find the basic "must-see" datasets. Chile Country Profile Dashboard The starting point is our Chile Macro Dashboard, a fully automatized Dashboard presenting up-to-date data. You can catch a glimpse and get a broad idea of the latest developments. The Charts are fully integrated with our datasets, so if you want to replicate any of them, you can download the source Dataset, or just click the button “Clone Chart” to reproduce the Chart inside our Platform. The main sources for the data used on this Dashboard come from the Central Bank of Chile (BCCh), the National Institute of Statistics (INE) and the Chile's National Department of Tresaury (Min. Hacienda). The data is fully integrated with our database which means once the sources release the data, our database will be instantaneously updated on our platform. Our Dashboard contains five sections: Activity, Prices, Money and Banking, Fiscal, External Sector and Financial. Activity To...

  • A short guide to Mexican macro data

    **Interested in activity, prices, monetary, fiscal, external sector, and financial data for Mexico? There are more than 200 datasets (see for example this Repository).** If you look for data about Mexico, you will probably find it there. However, this short guide will help you find the basic "must-see" datasets. Uruguay Country Profile Dashboard The starting point is our Mexico Country Profile Dashboard, a fully automatized Dashboard presenting up-to-date data. You can catch a glimpse and get a broad idea of the latest developments. The Charts are fully integrated with our datasets, so if you want to replicate any of them, you can download the source Dataset, or just click the button “Clone Chart” to reproduce the Chart inside our Platform. The main sources for the data used on this Dashboard come from the Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), the Central Bank of Mexico (Banxico) and the Treasury Ministry (MH). The data is fully integrated with our database which means once the sources release the data, our database will be instantaneously updated on our platform. Our Dashboard contains five sections: Activity, Prices, Money and Banking, Fiscal, External Sector and Financial. Activity To track the economic activity of the...

  • A short guide to Uruguayan macro data

    **Interested in activity, prices, monetary, fiscal, external sector, and financial data for Uruguay? There are more than 100 datasets for Uruguay (See for example this Repository).** If you look for data about Uruguay, you will probably find it there. However, this short guide will help you find the basic "must-see" datasets. Uruguay Country Profile Dashboard The starting point is our Uruguay Country Profile Dashboard, a fully automatized Dashboard presenting up-to-date data. You can catch a glimpse and get a broad idea of the latest developments. The Charts are fully integrated with our datasets, so if you want to replicate any of them, you can download the source Dataset, or just click the button “Clone Chart” to reproduce the Chart inside our Platform. The main sources for the data used on this Dashboard come from the Uruguayan National Institute of Statistics (INE), the Central Bank of Uruguay and the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF). The data is fully integrated with our database which means once the sources release the data, our database will be instantaneously updated on our platform. Our Dashboard contains five sections: Activity, Prices, Money and Banking, Fiscal, External Sector and Financial. Activity To track the economic activity...

  • A short guide to Colombian macro data

    Interested in activity, prices, monetary, fiscal, external sector, and financial data for Colombia? There are loads of datasets, see for example this Repository which has oficial statistics from the country. If you are looking for data about Colombia you'll probably find it here. However, this short guide will help you find the basic "must-see" datasets. Colombia Country Profile Dashboard The starting point is our Colombia Macro Dashboard, a fully automatized Dashboard presenting up-to-date data. You can catch a glimpse and get a broad idea of the latest developments. The Charts are fully integrated with our datasets, so if you want to replicate any of them, you can download the source Dataset, or just click the button “Clone Chart” to reproduce the Chart inside our Platform. The main sources for the data used on this Dashboard come from the Colombian Central Bank (BanRep), the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) and the Colombia's National Department of Tresaury (MHCP). The data is fully integrated with our database which means once the sources release the data, our database will be instantaneously updated on our platform. Our Dashboard contains five sections: Activity, Prices, Money and Banking, Fiscal, External Sector and Financial. Activity To track...

  • A short guide to Peru macro data

    **Interested in activity, prices, monetary, fiscal, external sector, and financial data for Brazil? There are more than 400 datasets for Brazil (See for example this Repository).** If you look for data about Brazil, you will probably find it there. However, this short guide will help you find the basic "must-see" datasets. Brazil Country Profile Dashboard The starting point is our Brazil Country Profile Dashboard, a fully automatized Dashboard presenting up-to-date data. You can catch a glimpse and get a broad idea of the latest developments. The Charts are fully integrated with our datasets, so if you want to replicate any of them, you can download the source Dataset, or just click the button “Clone Chart” to reproduce the Chart inside our Platform. The main sources for the data used on this Dashboard come from the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the Central Bank of Brazil and the National Treasury Secretary (STN). The data is fully integrated with our database which means once the sources release the data, our database will be instantaneously updated on our platform. Our Dashboard contains five sections: Activity, Prices, Money and Banking, Fiscal, External Sector and Financial. Activity To track the economic activity of...

  • A short guide to Argentina's Financial and Monetary Data

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    There are more than 2.000 datasets in Alphacast, and there are plenty of hidden gems. This is a short "Must see" guide for those interested in Argentina's financial and monetary data. **Would you like to know more? Write to hello@alphacast.io o book a demo!** There are lots of Fixed Income datasets, mostly based on the data from IAMC daily reports. For example, you can find Sovereign bonds and bills data (Fix rates and CER ), including this dataset created and updated by a user or IAMC's bonds index in ARS and USD. Historical data series for sovereign bonds can be found in this dataset while this one is always updated with the last price Users have also created some pipelines based on this data. For example, you can see (and clone) this pipeline that calculates C vs D spreads or this one, that estimates MEP and CCL from bonds prices Two weeks ago we began publishing detailed datasets for the Mutual Funds industry, based on CAFCI daily reports. You can access that data in these two repositories (1 and 2 ) Net Worth by Fund Detailed Portfolio by Fund (https://www.alphacast.io/datasets/29744) Effect Price and Subscription by Fund and Class (Data and...