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Inflation near a peak, but little comfort for central banks

Inflation rose to multi-decade highs in much of Latin America last month and, while it should peak in Q3, headline rates will remain uncomfortably high for some time. Central banks in the region started tightening policy earlier than elsewhere and, similarly, cycles will come to an end sooner. But even so, interest rates are likely to remain above their neutral level well into next year, weighing on recoveries.

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