EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX gains, Mexican peso approaches pre-pandemic levels

* Mexican peso leads gains * Brazil’s real rises on speculation over local reforms * Rising copper prices help Chile’s peso (Adds details, updates prices) By Susan Mathew and Ambar Warrick Sept 9 (Reuters) – Mexico’s peso hit a six-month high on Wednesday after the government unveiled a lean 2021 budget, while other Latin American […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm against weaker dollar; Stocks track Wall Street higher

By Susan Mathew Sept 9 (Reuters) – Latin American currencies firmed on Wednesday after a sharp sell-off in the previous session, with Mexico’s peso looking to post its biggest one-day gain in two weeks as the dollar slipped. Stocks in the region rose as Wall Street recovered from a technology stocks related rout. Brazil’s Bovespa […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX drops as Wall St rout spurs dollar demand

* Mexican shares lead losses * Mexican peso, Colombian peso hurt by oil slide * MSCI Latam shares index drops over 2% (Adds details, updates prices) By Susan Mathew and Ambar Warrick Sept 8 (Reuters) – Emerging market currencies fell on Tuesday as a sharp fall on Wall Street sent panicked investors into the U.S. […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks extend losses on trade, economic worries; currencies weaken

* Sino-U.S. tensions, global economic worries lift safe-haven dlr * MSCI EM stocks index cuts losses; Turkey, S.Africa, Russia up * Falling oil prices weigh on Russia’s rouble * GDP data eyed: S.Africa due on Tuesday, Russia on Wed By Susan Mathew Sept 7 (Reuters) – Emerging market currencies weakened on Monday with eyes this […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Rupiah, baht clobbered as policy uncertainty weighs

* Graphic: World FX rates tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Foreign flows into Asian stocks tmsnrt.rs/3f2vwbA * Rupiah set for worst day in over five months * Philippine stocks fall for fifth straight day By Shashwat Awasthi Sept 2 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s rupiah was the biggest mover among emerging Asian currencies on Wednesday, weakening 1.5% after officials […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real jumps 2% on upbeat data, higher iron ore prices

* Brazil manufacturing activity jumps at record pace in August * LatAm equities track best day since June * Chilean peso climbs ahead of central bank meeting * Mexican peso firms as pace of slide in business conditions eases * EM bonds, stocks inflows continue but decelerate in August-IIF By Sagarika Jaisinghani Sept 1 (Reuters) […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Asian currencies gain on China data, Fed policy support

* Graphic: World FX rates tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Foreign flows into Asian stocks tmsnrt.rs/3f2vwbA * Taiwan dollar heads for best day in more than four months * Jakarta shares subdued as mutated virus strain found By Shashwat Awasthi August 31 (Reuters) – Emerging Asian currencies rose on Monday as quickening growth in China’s services sector […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Rupee retreats, Asian stocks up on trade cheer

* Graphic: World FX rates tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Foreign flows into Asian stocks tmsnrt.rs/3f2vwbA * Singapore, S. Korea shares up more than 1% * Indonesia Finmin says economic recovery “very fragile” By Shriya Ramakrishnan Aug 25 (Reuters) – India’s rupee pulled back slightly on Tuesday after surging as much as 1% a day earlier on […]