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CLP, PEN Continue To Recover Amid Risk Surge, BRL Underperforms

  • The continued upward swing for equity indices has renewed some optimism for the Chilean Peso and Peruvian Sol.
  • Of note, the Brazilian Real has underperformed the region as USDBRL continues to bounce from the psychologically significant 5.00 mark, briefly tested on Wednesday. USDMXN remains in a very narrow 20.40-50 range throughout US trading hours.
  • Mexico unemployment on Monday along with a raft of Chilean data, including industrial production, unemployment and retail sales data.
  • Below gives key levels of LatAm markets in current trade:
    • USDMXN down 0.55% at 20.445
    • USDBRL up 0.63% at 5.1514
    • USDCLP down 2.21% at 800.68
    • USDCOP down 0.06% at 3924.2
    • USDPEN down 1.27% at 3.751
    • BBG Dollar Index down 0.36% at 1181.16
    • JPMorgan EM Ccy Index up 0.61% at 53
    • S&P E-Mini Future up 58.25 points (1.36%) at 4339.25
    • BBG Commodity Index down 2.854 points (-2.48%) at 112.4833
    • WTI Crude Oil (front-month) down $1.37 (-1.48%) at $91.44
    • Gold is down $17.65 (-0.93%) at $1887.15
    • Copper Futures up 3 (0.67%) at 448.70

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