January 17, 2021

Rebound of Wall Street divides Latin American corros

Rebound of Wall Street divides Latin American corros



Latin American stock markets closed today mixed despite the good day of Wall Street, its benchmark, which managed to overcome its slump thanks to positive business results.

The Dow Jones Industrials, the key New York indicator, rose 2.17% and ended at 25,798.42 units, while the S & P 500 advanced 2.15% to 2,809.92 points.

The composite index of the Nasdaq market, in which the main technological firms are listed, finished in 7,645.37 units after climbing 2.89%.

The New York operators finally managed to break the sequence that had dragged the previous week by investors' concerns about the public debt and US interest rates.

Today they celebrated, on the other hand, the better than expected business results of key firms such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock, United Health or Johnson & Johnson.

The same positive sentiment was experienced early in Europe, where they ended with considerable gains Milan (2.23%), Madrid (1.69%), Paris (1.53%), Frankfurt (1.40%) and London ( 0.43%).

However, this encouraging panorama of its referents failed to convince the Latin American leaders at the beginning of the week for several of them, who did not open for the previous holiday.

On a positive note, the Ibovespa of the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange rose 2.83% to 85,717 units, after business by 14,402 million reais (some 3,892 million dollars).

The Mexican market added 0.95% after positioning the CPI at 48,191.57 points, on a day in which 11,063 million Mexican pesos (about 590.6 million dollars) were negotiated.

The Colombian Colcap gained 1.11% and remained in 1,479.01 whole, after transactions for 237.907 million Colombian pesos (about 77.9 million dollars).

The S & P / BVL Peru General Index also closed positive, after growing 0.28% to 19,360.44 units, in a session in which 14,744,223 soles (equivalent to 4,419,731 dollars) were negotiated.

In negative territory, the Merval index of Buenos Aires fell 0.53% and ended at 29,430.59 points, after a financial volume of 430.23 million Argentine pesos (11.98 million dollars).

Santiago's IPSA closed with a negative variation of 0.01% and was parked in 5,144.34 whole, after adding operations for 83,725,573,361 Chilean pesos (about 124.96 million dollars).

The Global Bonds index of the Montevideo Stock Exchange fell 0.22% to 105.73 units, after reporting operations for 52,406,178 Uruguayan pesos (about 1,589,784 dollars).

The evolution of the Latin American stock exchanges was the following:

Market Closing Points

SAO PAULO +2.83% 85.717

MEXICO +0.95% 48,191.57

BUENOS AIRES -0.53% 29,430.59

SANTIAGO -0.01% 5.144,34

COLOMBIA +1.11% 1.479,01

LIMA +0.28% 19,360.44

MONTEVIDEO -0.22% 105.73

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