EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil’s real outperforms Latam peers

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* Brazil's real up 0.1% against stronger dollar * Colombian stocks jump 1.4% as Ecopetrol rallies By Susan Mathew Sept 27 (Reuters) - Central bank intervention saw Brazil's real outperform most Latin American currencies on Monday, while a near 4% jump for oil major Ecopetrol put the Colombian equity benchmark on course for its best session in nearly six weeks. Most regional currencies weakened as the dollar perked up on rising Treasury yields and after upbeat U.S. durable goods data. Brazil's real ticked 0.1% higher. The central bank late on Friday said it would hold additional twice weekly auctions of traditional currency swaps, starting Sept. 27, to address demand from banks dismantling their "over-hedge" position to protect against exchange rate fluctuations. But, the currency is down almost 3% so far this year, as political uncertainty outweighed headwinds from an aggressively hawkish central bank. Worries about policy moves by President Jair Bolsonaro leading up to electi
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