BUENOS AIRES Brazil's real will likely extend its recent uptrend after a crash earlier this year, supported by higher U.S. dollar inflows but held back by a brutal recession that has curbed imports and bloated the budget deficit, a Reuters poll showed.
BENGALURU/JOHANNESBURG/BUENOS AIRES Emerging market currencies are expected to rise a bit further in coming months as a sliding U.S. dollar offsets domestic worries about large economic imbalances stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed.
BUENOS AIRES A historic recession in Latin America will likely drag on before Brazil, the region's No. 1 economy, starts fixing a dire budget shortfall that tops the list of threats along with the persistent coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed.
BUENOS AIRES/JOHANNESBURG/BENGALURU Emerging market currencies will likely give back recent gains if a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic continues in the second half of the year, driving foreign exchange flows to the safer U.S. dollar, a Reuters poll of market strategists showed.
BUENOS AIRES Latin American currencies are heading into the second half of the year vulnerable to further depreciation amid a worsening fiscal picture and fears over the relentless spread of the coronavirus, a Reuters poll showed.
BUENOS AIRES Brazil's key interest rate is set to fall to a record low of 2.25% on Wednesday as officials extend an emergency drive to reinvigorate economic activity crippled by the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed.
BUENOS AIRES Major Latin American currencies are expected to retain recent gains against the U.S. dollar, subject to calmer domestic politics and signs of economic recovery, a Reuters poll of foreign exchange analysts showed.
BUENOS AIRES/MEXICO CITY Brazilian stocks will keep slogging through a year that is shaping up as their worst since the global financial crisis of 2008 due to concerns over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on local companies, a Reuters survey showed.
BUENOS AIRES Brazil's economy probably shrank 1.5% in the first quarter, hit by the initial shock from the coronavirus pandemic at the outset of what will almost certainly be an historic recession, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.