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September 18, 2020

Argentina | Real-time consumption monitoring (Sep 18, 2020)

Consumption in September is still weak, a behavior that is reflected in most categories. Debit cards are being used more often than credit cards, and for higher amounts. Based on data from the CPI-INDEC, we found evidence of a direct relationship between mobility and inflation.

September 18, 2020

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. 18 September 2020

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

September 17, 2020

Colombia | Weekly update BBVA Tracker: Consumption. 17 September, 2020.

In the second week of September, consumption reverses the upward trend that it had at the beginning of the month. The protests in some cities and the effect of lower spending on the celebration of love and friendship are slowing down the recovery in consumption this month.

September 17, 2020

Global | Investment in Real Time and High Definition

The high uncertainty triggered by the Covid-19 crisis has stressed the need to monitor the evolution of the economy in “real time”. We developed a set of Big Data indicators to track Investment in Real Time and High Definition, extending the analysis to assess the business cycle and complementing our tracker of consumption.

September 16, 2020

FOMC Meeting September 15-16:Fed delivers on forward guidance, but defers on changes to QE

After announcing the changes to the Longer-Run Goals and Monetary Policy Strategy in the intermeeting period, the FOMC followed up with a very dovish statement at the September meeting.
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  • USA

September 16, 2020

Uruguay | Promising changes in monetary policy will help lower inflation

The rate of inflation in Uruguay has dropped significantly in recent decades but still remains high. The Monetary Policy Committee announced that it will use the interest rate as an instrument of monetary policy and set it at 4.5% per year. It also ratified the new target range of 3% to 6% from September 2022.

September 16, 2020

China | August economic recovery maintained the momentum with the uneven feature mitigated

Economic activity indicators of August including industrial production,fixed-asset investment and retail sales all showed remarkable improvement from their previous month's readings and beat the consensus. Although the recovery was still unbalanced, the silver lining is retail sales entered positive expansion.

September 16, 2020

Peru | Normalization of activity continued in July, but tends to peter out

Output fell in July by 11,7% YoY, a more moderate print than those observed in previous months, reflecting the gradual resumption of economic activity (phase 3 began in July).
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  • Peru