Latin American stocks & currencies up

Latin American stocks and currencies both gained this week on optimism stemming from the upcoming referendum vote for Britain to remain in the European Union.

While internal polls show a tight race, most recently the Remain and Leave camps tied at 47 per cent, markets are leaning toward a Remain victory in the Brexit vote.

Mexico's peso gained for the fourth straight day despite a severe drop in crude oil prices.

Brazils Bovespa stock index gained 0.7 per cent on the upcoming vote, despite the country's current internal turbulence.


Read more at Reuters.