Millions of Chileans voters gave a ringing endorsement to a plan to tear up the country's Pinochet-era constitution on Sunday night after large and violent social protests last year sparked demand for a new charter. The Chilean peso snapped a six-day winning streak to fall 0.6%, as analysts feared the rewriting of the constitution may cause the central bank to adopt a more dovish stance in the medium term. "The road ahead is full of uncertainties and rewriting the constitution will be a complex process," said Nikhil Sanghani, Latin America economist at Capital Economics.
* Brazilian real still set for weekly rise * Mexican peso up after retail sales rise for fourth month * Morgan Stanley bullish on emerging FX and sovereign credit * EM stocks see biggest inflows in 6 weeks - BofA flows data (Updates prices throughout) By Shreyashi Sanyal Oct 23 (Reuters) - Brazil's real lost ground on Friday after a weak reading on consumer confidence, although Latin American currencies were still set to end the week higher as the dollar headed for a weekly loss. The Brazilian real fell 0.5% after a survey showed consumer confidence fell in October for the first time in six months, suggesting the economy's recovery may be losing steam.
* Mexican peso up after retail sales rise for fourth month * Brazilian real pressured by weak consumer confidence data * Morgan Stanley bullish on emerging FX and sovereign credit * EM stocks see biggest inflows in 6 weeks - BofA flows data By Shreyashi Sanyal Oct 23 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso rose after a positive reading on retail sales on Friday as most Latin American currencies traded in tight ranges, although major units in the regions were still set to end the week higher. The peso rose 0.3% against the dollar after data showed retail sales rose in August by 2.5% from July, the fourth monthly increase in a row, as consumer spending continues to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.