How Copper Shaped Chile’s Economy: Infographic

A few days ago I wrote an article about how commodity prices can strongly impact a country’s equity market performance using the example of Copper and Chile. The importance of copper prices cannot be underestimated for growth of the Chilean economy. The infographic below shows how Copper shaped the Chilean economy: Click to enlarge Source:How …

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Commodity Prices Can Strongly Impact The Performance Of Equity Markets: An Example

Some of the emerging market countries are commodity-based economies. In these countries the price of a single commodity or a few commodities can have a strong impact on the overall performance of the economy and equity markets. This theory can be illustrated by looking at the country of Chile. The Chilean economy is highly dependent on …

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Why Investors Can Consider Chilean Stocks Now

Chile must be on the radar of emerging markets investors. Among the major markets in Latin America, Chile is one of the best market due to many factors. Equity investors looking for emerging market opportunities now can especially consider adding Chilean stock. Some of the reasons why Chilean stocks offer excellent potential for income and growth are: …

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Chile Dividend Withholding Tax Rate Update

The Dividend Withholding Tax Rate imposed by Chile on non-residents used to be 35% until recently. However it has now been reduced to just 20.13%.  So the revised rate from 35% to 20% is very for foreign investors investing in Chilean equities. This tax reform also makes Chile attractive in the eyes of international investors especially those …

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Five Reasons To Consider Chilean Stocks

Among the Latin American equity markets, the Chilean market does not get as much attention from international investors as other countries such as Brazil and Mexico do.However this need not be the case. The relatively smaller country of Chile offers many excellent investment opportunities. Some of the reasons to consider buying Chilean stocks include: 1. …

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