This is a country with problems, unquestionably, poverty has risen, there is discontent with the Government's actions in several respects and the current account situation speaks for itself. BUT, this is a country that for decades has built itself against a backdrop of problems...
We have seen a slight rebound over recent sessions as the peso recovers from the perfect storm of a lost investment grade, a wobbly oil price and forthcoming elections. Another major factor for the peso will be exports and there was good news on that front for July.
Another aspect is the normalization tax complementary to income tax. This 17% tax would be reincorporated with the purpose of normalizing omitted assets or nonexistent liabilities, and would be in force for the year 2022. During 2021 an advance payment of 50% must be made.
Here in Colombia the market has been crying out for new blood, we have seen multiple names such as Tablemac delist, others including Éxito who are no longer part of the MSCI COLCAP and recently Avianca which has been put on the naughty step due to Chapter 11.