Latin American countries with inflation-targeting regimes (namely Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru) entered easing cycles in 2008 and 2009 in response to the global financial cycle, as inflation and inflation expectations dropped and domestic demand receded rapidly. The easing cycle continued until Q3 2009 and rates were kept low as the economic recovery started in late 2009 and early 2010.
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Jun 16, 2009
Chile Central Bank Lowers Rate to Record 0.75
Jun 19, 2009
Mexico Bank Lowers Rate to 4.75% to Support Economy
Jun 03, 2009
Latin America - The Week Ahead June 1st - June 5th
May 15, 2009
Mexico Bank Cuts Rate to 5.25% as Flu, Exports Strain Economy
May 08, 2009
Peru, Chile Lower Rates, Say More Cuts May Be Ahead
May 06, 2009
Chile’s De Gregorio Cuts Rate to Record Low of 1.25%
May 01, 2009
Colombia: CB keeps foot on monetary accelerator
Apr 29, 2009
Meirelles Slows Pace of Brazil Rate Cuts on Signs Crisis Easing
Apr 17, 2009
Mexico Bank Lowers Rate More Than Forecast Amid Slump
Apr 09, 2009
Peru Central Bank Cuts Lending Rate on Slowing Growth (Update1)