Fed rate raise doesn’t hurt LatAm

Fed rate raise doesn’t hurt LatAm

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The US Federal Reserve's decision to lift interest rates for the first time since June 2006 on Wednesday was benign-to-slightly positive for LatAm borrowers, sources said. The rate hike has little impact for LatAm borrowers, but if the Fed raises rates quickly and without forward guidance next year, it could put stress on Latin America credits, an investor said.“As long as the outlook continues to be for a very gradual pace of increases, it shouldn’t have a big negative impact on the region’s ac

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