Laura Katherine Peña Cardozo
Laura Katherine Peña Cardozo

Laura Katherine is an economist at BBVA Research for Colombia. She supports economic analysis by means of structural trends analysis for the most crucial economic variables of the country.

Laura received her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. She has experience as Investment Analyst and has performed duties related to economic and financial analysis.

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Monthly inflation in October was 0.72% and annual inflation was 12.22%, close to market analysts' expectations of 0.62%, according to Banco de la República's survey, and BBVA Research's of 0.64%. The data increased 78 bps from September's annual figure.
The Colombian economy will enter a lower growth fase. Private consumption will stabilize at more sustainable levels in the medium term. Inflation will gradually moderate in 2023. The Central Bank will have space to start a gradual interest rate reduction cycle at the end of 2023.
Inflation continued to rise and in September registered an annual change of 11.4% and a monthly change of 0.93%. The figure was higher than expected by the average of market analysts and BBVA Research, at the upper limit of forecasts (0.92%), although it was lower than the monthly inflation observed in the previous month.