This week, markets will watch for the release of key data for the region's economy. In Brazil, second quarter GDP figures are expected, which will likely show a solid expansion, according to economists Adriana Dupita and Felipe Hernandez of Bloomberg Economics.
July industrial production and August trade balance data will also be released. In addition, the results of polls from the country's main pollsters on the presidential race are expected.
Meanwhile, in Mexico, the central bank (Banxico) is expected to reiterate in its quarterly report its commitment to reducing inflation and, therefore, its willingness to continue raising interest . . .