- EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam currencies rise as dollar weakens
Most Latin American currencies firmed
on Wednesday as the dollar weakened after upbeat economic data
from China eased some fears of a slowdown in its economy.
Currencies of Mexico, Chile and Colombia
strengthened between 0.2 percent and 0.4 percent, but
Brazil's real weakened 0.6 percent and hit a two and a
half week low.
The dollar lost ground after China reported unexpected
economic growth in the first quarter, adding to positive
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- EMERGING MARKETS-Latam shares track global rally, currencies weaken
Latin American currencies weakened
against a firmer dollar on Tuesday, while most regional stocks
rose in line with world stocks as gains on positive data from
China and Germany were reinforced by Wall Street's higher open.
Mexico's IPC stock index climbed half a percent on
broad-based gains, while Chile's IPSA rose for the
first time in five days. Argentine shares added 1.6
percent and were on track for their biggest one-day gain in more
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