IMF finds Mexico well-placed to weather capital market volatility

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Agustín Carstens, governor of the Bank of Mexico

The Mexican economy is well-placed to weather any increase in capital flow volatility stemming from the uncertainty surrounding US monetary policy, according to the IMF, which singled out the country's healthy buffer of reserves and deep financial markets.

According to an IMF staff report, published yesterday, the main external risk Mexico faces is a rise in volatility "caused by uncertainties related to the unwinding of the US monetary policy stimulus or heightened geopolitical tensions".

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