20.02.2009 - Rising commodities offset Wall St slide
From Reuters: Latin American stocks and bonds rose on Thursday as a rally in commodity prices offset another gloomy Wall Street trading session, which saw the benchmark Dow Jones industrial average fall to a six-year low. Latin American stocks mostly decoupled from the U.S. market as U.S. crude oil prices CLc1 rallied 14 percent, improving the outlook for the commodity-exporting region. The price of copper, Chile's main export, also gained more than 3 percent...... Full Article: Source