LatAm Can Stand up to Tapering: Fitch

LatAm Can Stand up to Tapering: Fitch

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Latin American countries are largely prepared to address changes in the financial environment related to the expected unwinding of US monetary stimulus, Fitch says in a report. Markets were spooked In May when US policymakers hinted at an eventual tapering of the quantitative easing (QE) policy. The situation has calmed in recent months thanks to softer talk, though an eventual ending of QE and rise in US interest rates is still a consensus view. “Overall, most Latin American countries are well

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