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October 17, 2020

Uruguay | The Uruguayan financial system in times of pandemic. Trust, the greatest asset.

The Uruguayan Financial System is healthy despite having gone through the worst months in recent history in terms of activity and employment. The quick reaction of the CB with timely measures to avoid the rupture of the payment chain allowed it to overcome these difficulties and to maintain a comfortable capital surplus.

January 30, 2020

Market Comment | Fears over the impact of the virus on the production channels

The risk-off mood intensified, as fears about the impact of the virus on growth increased. Meanwhile, the U.S. economy showed signs of a slowdown in consumption.

September 18, 2019

Market Comment | Sovereign bond yields dropped ahead of today’s Fed meeting

Investors await the Fed’s response as funds rate breaches the target range.

August 16, 2019

Market Comment | Bond yields reach historic lows

During the week, government bonds rose strongly as weak economic data from Germany and China renewed investor concerns about global economic growth. Market expectations that the ECB will aggressively relax its monetary policy at the September meeting have increased.

November 16, 2017

China’s role in Latin America: Participation & Consequences

This presentation touches various issues: evolution of bilateral trade and investment, LatAm’s export dependency on China, China’s OFDI and financial influence in LatAm and existing critiques on China’s role in LatAms and new opportunities.