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Charts of the day are….

…..the main regional stock markets 12 month charts.

It’s easy to do this because this bloomie page is a nice way of keeping up with indices in the Americas. Nice on the eye and quick reference stuff. But put next to each other, we notice the shape of each index:







There are variations of course, but the general shared theme of “big sell off, consolidation, recent rebound” holds true for them all. As for differences, the bigger markets featured in the top three, (Mexico, Argentina, Brazil) seem to have lagged the smaller markets at the bottom (Peru, Chile, Colombia). As for the quickest to recover, it’s not much of a surprise to see Chile at the top but Colombia is right there with Chile, too. Considering the structural weaknesses in the Colombian economy that’s quite surprising.

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