Latin America Macro Basics

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Latin American's latest macroeconomics data from the main sources

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    Latin America Consumer Price index: Argentina is feverish

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    Unlike its Latin American brothers, Argentina shows a clear tendency to high inflation rates. Meanwhile countries like Bolivia estimate a monthly printing of -1.84% accumulated for 2020, Argentina's register was of 28.29% (almost sixteen times more) In this graph we can see the diferent ratios of inflation in the diferent countries. Argentina got the red card some time...

    Latin America EMBI: Argentina's uptrend

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    In response to the uncertainty brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, Latin America's economies showed an increase in their sovereign spread, with Argentina having the second-highest rate (4,361 bps, lower than Venezuela's 3,500 bps). As the year went through and the pandemic's first wave winded down, LAC's risk premia moved downward and, eventually, stabilized. Argentina did not share the same luck as its neighbors. Although its country risk dropped after the debt exchange (September 2020), since then it has moved upwards, reaching 1,505 bps by early June. Investors seem very wary about the creditworthiness of Argentina's national government: for them, (another) sovereign default seems likely to...

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