Pantheon Macroeconomics - Markets are reacting to Colombia's disappointing activity figures, released Friday, by pulling forward expectations for the country's first rate cut to December. The data certainly looked weak--especially upon close examination--and we expect growth to slow further. But we think that inflation is still too high to expect rate cuts this year.

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19 July. 2016 Domestic Demand is Slowing in Colombia - Rate Cuts Soon?

By Andres Abadia

Markets are reacting to Colombia's disappointing activity figures, released Friday, by pulling forward expectations for the country's first rate cut to December. The data certainly looked weak--especially upon close examination--and we expect growth to slow further. But we think that inflation is still too high to expect rate cuts this year.

Posted: 19th Jul 2016 in 'Latin America Documents'

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