Taming the Beast

Taming the Beast

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Colombia

Conditions have been no easier for Latin American officials charged with fighting inflation earlier this year amid worries that many of the region’s economies were overheating. But concerns of a slowdown in global growth quickly reversed such logic late summer and showed just how tricky a central bank’s job can be, as expectations of rate cuts grew in certain countries. Still, during LatinFinance’s annual poll on the performance of central bankers in the region’s larger economies, we found market participants largely praising monetary authorities from Chile to Mexico as they kept economies on an even keel against an uncertain global backdrop. The notable exception

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