|Day's range||36,263.97 - 36,777.77|
|52-week range||32,503.25 - 45,955.41|
Equities worldwide cheered those trade developments with Wall Street's three main indexes hitting record highs. "This week is either going to be very quiet with nothing really moving or it's going to very choppy and I think it's going to be very choppy." Gains in regional indices were led by Brazil's Bovespa which rose 0.4% to hit a lifetime-high. Chile's SPIPSA index rose 1% to scale their highest levels in three months, but Mexico's IPC index tacked marginally lower.
Chile's peso slid 1.5% to 737.53 to the dollar, an all-time low and stocks tumbled 3.1% to a eight-week trough. The country's manufacturing production dropped in September from a year ago amid a decrease in mining production, government data showed. Analysts worry about deteriorating economic activity in Chile - the world's biggest producer of copper as a recent political crisis has seen union workers at BHP's Escondida copper miner go on strike.
Mexico's Senate aims to pass a first raft of bills to regulate fees for financial services by the end of October, said Ricardo Monreal, Senate leader of the ruling National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) party. Last November, shortly before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office, MORENA lawmakers presented a bill to limit bank fees, sparking an investor backlash that pummeled the peso , Mexico's S&P/BMV IPC stock index and banking shares.