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  • Some economists expect the peso's gains against the U.S. dollar to accelerate this year, pushing the currency up faster than currencies such as Thailand's baht or Malaysia's ringgit, which have already hit multi-year highs.

    Dollar's Fall Rocks Far-Flung Families

  • On the question of the "secrecy" involving the peso's over-valuation, Dr. Zedillo -- being an economist as well as a politician -- would have reason to claim he was not informed, but every source I can find -- including those biased against Zedillo and/or the PRI -- confirms that this was, indeed, the case.

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  • The peso's value has climbed quite a bit in the past week.

    Current taxi fare from airport to gold zone

  • Mexico's central bank, seen as one of the least likely among emerging markets to intervene against currency strength, said Friday that the peso's appreciation has helped to compensate for higher international commodities prices.

    Mexico Holds Key Rate, Sees Low Inflation

  • Mr. Santos made clear that the Colombian peso's appreciation against the dollar over the past six months to one year has not been as severe as other currencies, and he suggested that more draconian measures to halt its advance, such as capital controls, are not likely.

    Colombia's Santos Warns Rate Rises Could Spawn Stronger Peso

  • Still, Mr. Santos said his administration "cannot rule out any options" to combat the peso's appreciation, which economists have blamed largely on a surge of foreign investment entering the country.

    Colombia's Santos Warns Rate Rises Could Spawn Stronger Peso

  • I was able to buy a USA apple on the street for 35 peso's (about 50 cents).

    Liz Neumark: A Taste of Cuba

  • Mexican officials have also instituted a policy to halt the peso's depreciation on days in which the currency slides 2% against the dollar, although they have not had to use the dollar-sale mechanism since announcing the plan in late-November.

    Latin American Markets Close 2011 in Retreat

  • Several economists believe the Mexican peso's weakness has begun to pass through to consumer prices, although a devastating drought in northern Mexico has also led to sharply higher prices for a number of agricultural goods.

    Latin American Markets Close 2011 in Retreat

  • The peso's tendency to strengthen in recent years is largely the result of massive foreign investments in Colombia of around $13 billion a year, inundating the foreign exchange market with dollars.

    Colombia Targets Inflation as Economy Booms


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