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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

Mexico | Banxico’s communication: improvements and challenges

The inflation targeting regime adopted by Banxico in 2001 became the monetary policy strategy that has prompted relevant improvements in communication and transparency of its goals, plans and policy decisions.

October 3, 2022

Global | A mild recession

The recession facing Europe and the United States, if not more countries, over the coming quarters is likely to be a quieter affair than other, deeper recessions seen in recent times. Ultimately, the current distortions within the economy are not as significant as in previous crises.

September 29, 2022

Banco de la República raised its monetary policy rate to 10.0%. With a 6 to 1 split vote

At its September meeting, Banco de la República increased the monetary policy rate by 100 basis points, bringing it to 10.0%, in line with BBVA Research's expectations. The decision was split, with one vote in favor of a 50 bp increase.

September 29, 2022

Banxico hikes policy rate to a fresh all-time high of 9.25%

Banxico will most likely stick to following in the footsteps of Fed’s upcoming hikes .

September 27, 2022

Banxico: A more hawkish Fed means a higher peak for the policy rate in Mexico

There’s a lot of tightening still in the pipeline: Banxico will likely match the (now larger) Fed’s expected rate hikes .

September 22, 2022

US | Hawkish 75bp fed funds rate hike signals a higher peak for rates

The updated “dot plot” reinforces the Fed’s “higher rates for longer” approach to bring inflation down to 2%. Another 75bp hike is now more likely than not in November and rates will likely go higher than previously thought.

September 20, 2022

US | Fed will deliver a third 75bp hike and back up hawkishness with updated projections

The Summary of Economic Projections (SEP) will point to less confidence in the soft-landing outcome and a challenging road to bring back inflation to below 3.0% levels as the Fed “keeps at it until the job is done”.