Investors eye Mexico and Brazil amid hopes in regime change

They believe a projected weakening in the dollar will support emerging markets

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The Mexican peso and the Brazilian real are coming into favour as markets are hopeful the countries’ new presidents will adopt market-friendly policies

Emerging market currencies are set to receive a boost over the next two years amid a weakening dollar, investors articulated at the 17th annual FX Week Europe conference in London.

The Mexican peso and the Brazilian real are particularly coming into favour, the panellists said, as markets remain hopeful the countries’ new presidents will adopt policies amenable to markets.  

“I think one of the best opportunities is around Mexican assets. I think they are very undervalued,” said Liam Spillane

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