* Chile's economic activity index up 0.3% in October * Mexico ETF posts strongest monthly inflows since 2016 * Brazil set to maintain current rate cut pace - central bank director * Latam stocks up 1.3%, FX up 1% (Updated at 3pm ET/2000 GMT) By Johann M Cherian Dec 1 (Reuters) - Most Latin American stocks and currencies jumped on Friday, kickstarting December on strong footing as investors ramped up bets that a likely dovish policy tilt from the Federal Reserve would boost risk assets. Traders added to bets on a March 2024 start to Fed rate cuts after Chair Jerome Powell said in closely watched remarks that rate hikes were achieving what was hoped, though he vowed to move "carefully."
* Brazil set to join OPEC+ group from January * Embraer climbs on new order worth $2.1 billion * EM assets broadly rise in November * Latam Stocks up 0.4%, FX down 0.8% on day (Updated at 3 p.m. ET/2000 GMT) By Johann M Cherian and Lisa Pauline Mattackal Nov 30 (Reuters) - Strength in the U.S. dollar dented most Latin American currencies on Thursday, but broader indexes tracking currencies and equities in the region were on track for strong monthly gains as investors refocused on riskier assets. MSCI's index tracking Latin American stocks rose 0.4% and is set to end the month over 12% higher, its best month since November 2020. MSCI's basket of South American currencies fell 0.8% on the day as the dollar staged a broad-based recovery on month-end buying.
* Brazil set to join OPEC+ group from Jan * Embraer climbs on new order worth $2.1 bln * Latam stocks, FX on track for gains in Nov * Stocks off 0.7%, FX falls 1.0% on day By Johann M Cherian Nov 30 (Reuters) - Most Latin American currencies slipped on Thursday as the dollar recovered, however equities in the region were on track for monthly gains with Argentina's Merval index set to notch its best month since August. MSCI's basket of south American currencies fell 1.0% as the dollar staged a broad-based recovery on month-end buying.