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October 7, 2022

Peru | BCRP increases rate and takes the policy stance to a restrictive level

The Board of the Central Bank decided to increase the monetary policy rate from 6.75% to 7.00% in October. The Bank tightened the monetary policy stance understood as the real ex-ante policy rate to a restrictive level.
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October 6, 2022

Peru | Tracking consumption with real-time data in September 2022

BBVA Research's big data consumption index (inflation-adjusted spending with cards and cash withdrawals) slowed significantly in the third quarter, despite an improvement in September.

October 3, 2022

Peru | Growth isn't everything, but...

Although GDP per capita is not necessarily an indicator of social well-being, it is strongly correlated with improvements in people's quality of life.

October 3, 2022

Peru | Inflation rebounds slightly due to local supply problems

The Consumer Price Index of the city of Lima increased 0.52% m/m in September. The result was driven by the rise in food prices and water utilities, offset by lower transportation prices.
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September 19, 2022

Peru | At the pace of the FED: will it be different this time?

In the last 30 years, some Latin American economies have developed macroeconomic strengths that will help them face the financial turmoil caused by the Fed's monetary tightening
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September 15, 2022

Peru | Economic activity continues to lose momentum

Economic activity grew by 1.4% year-on-year in July (June: 3.4%). The slowdown is mainly explained by the contraction of the primary component, both in mining and in hydrocarbons. On the non-primary side, a greater slowdown was observed compared to the previous month.
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September 14, 2022

Peru | Tracking consumption with real-time data in August 2022

In August, BBVA Research's big data consumption index (inflation-adjusted spending with cards and cash withdrawals) increased by 3.9% (0.0% in July).

September 9, 2022

Peru | BCRP reduces the pace of monetary adjustment: is this the end of the hiking cycle?

The Board of the Central Bank decided to increase the monetary policy rate from 6.50% to 6.75% in September. The Bank tightened the monetary policy stance understood as the real ex-ante policy rate to a level slightly above neutral.
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