* Latam currencies off 0.4%; stocks drop 1.1% * Mexican central bank seen pushing key rate to record 9.25% * Colombia central bank to weigh sharp or moderate rate rise * Brazil central bank ups 2022 GDP growth forecast to 2.7% * Chile unemployment rate hits 7.9% in quarter through August By Bansari Mayur Kamdar Sept 29 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso fell ahead of an expected 75 basis point hike by its central bank later on Thursday as Latin America's second-largest economy strived to tackle stubbornly high inflation and follow in the steps of an increasingly hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve. Latin American currencies declined 0.4% in early trading, with Mexico's peso slipping 0.3% against the dollar.
* Brazil producer prices, federal public debt fall in August * Argentina's poverty rate falls in H1 2022 * Mexico interest rate decision awaited on Thursday (Updates prices, comment) By Bansari Mayur Kamdar and Amruta Khandekar Sept 28 (Reuters) - The Chilean peso rose nearly 3% on Wednesday, leading sharp gains among Latin American currencies, as commodity prices firmed with the dollar pulling back from a two-decade peak. Latam currencies gained 0.6%, with many touching session highs and outperforming emerging market (EM) peers that have been hurt by a risk-off sentiment this year amid rising interest rates and growing recession concerns. With the dollar weakness propping up crude and metal prices, top copper producer Chile's peso was on course for its biggest one-day percentage gain in over two months.
* Latam FX, stocks down * Inflation in Brazil falls in mid-September on lower fuel prices * Colombia government agrees to ease tax changes to oil, mining * JPM raises Mexico's economic growth forecast (Updates prices) By Bansari Mayur Kamdar and Amruta Khandekar Sept 27 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies were subdued on Tuesday as the dollar hovered near a recent peak, while the Brazilian real edged up after better-than-expected inflation data supported the country's decision to pause its aggressive rate hiking cycle. Brazil's inflation in the 12 months to mid-September hit 7.96%, well below the 8.14% forecast by economists. Oil exporter Mexico's peso climbed 0.1% as crude prices gained on supply curbs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Ian.