Itaú BBA - Global Monetary Policy Monitor
  • Global Monetary Policy Monitor  

    The number of central banks tightening monetary policy in June reiterated the trend of less stimulus observed since April

  • LatAm countries cut rates again in January  

    In January, the economies increasing rates have again become outnumbered by those cutting rates.

  • Interest rate paths diverge in Latin America  

    In April, there were monetary policy decisions in 19 of the 33 countries we monitor.

  • Global trend remains expansionist  

    In May, monetary policy decisions were made in 19 of the 31 countries we monitor.

  • China and LatAm in Opposite Directions  

    In Latin America Chile hiked rates by 0.25%, and Colombia there was a 0.50% surprise hike (market expectations were 0.25%).

  • Central Banks on Hold, Except for China  

    Amid the turbulence in local markets, China’s Central Bank cut interest rates and the rate of reserve requirements.

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