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Year-to-date, the iShares Latin American 40 ETF (ILF) , which is heavily allocated to Brazil and Mexico, is trailing the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, but some market observers believe there's potential for Latin American equities to bounce back. While there is plenty of controversy surrounding Argentina's financial markets following recent primary election results there, the country isn't a big part of ILF's roster. Brazilian central bank’s IBC-Br economic activity index, a leading indicator of gross domestic product, dropped 0.13% in the second quarter after falling off 0.68% in the three months prior, Reuters reports.
Bullish chart patterns with clearly defined risk/reward setups suggest that it could be time to buy into countries such as Brazil, Peru and Chile.
Stocks in Latin America and the related exchange traded funds are participating in this year’s emerging markets rally. In fact, some Latin American markets and funds are leading that rally, but some risks ...
On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump said the U.S. officially recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela after Guaido proclaimed himself president earlier in the day. The political chaos in Venezuela could have a major impact on the global oil market.
Antofagasta (ANTO) has received “strong buy” ratings from seven analysts, while five have given it “buy” ratings or some equivalent. Six analysts have given Antofagasta “hold” ratings, while the remaining three analysts polled by Thomson Reuters on November 22 have rated it as a “sell” or lower.
Brazil is Latin America's largest economy. As such, it usually commands the most attention among investors evaluating the region's opportunities. Even supposedly diverse Latin America regional exchange ...