Chile stocks drop to near 2-year intraday low, LATAM weighs

SANTIAGO Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:15am EDT

SANTIAGO Aug 21 (Reuters) - Chilean stocks dropped to a near two-year intraday low on Wednesday morning, pressured by slipping shares in LATAM Airlines a day after Latin America's largest carrier posted a steeper-than-expected quarterly loss.

Santiago's blue-chip IPSA stock index was down 0.73 percent at about 3660.44 points in early trade, its weakest intraday level since October 2011.

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