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Colombian Stock Exchange Outpaces Rivals

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The market cap of oil and gas giant Ecopetrol S.A. represents 32% of the total market value of the Colombian Stock Exchange.

Colombia's capital market has proven to be the one bright spot so far in 2018 among Latin America's five largest capital markets. 

Capital markets in Latin America have had a rough ride so far in 2018 with one notable exception -- Colombia.  The market capitalization of the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia, or the Colombian Stock Exchange, has increased 13.4 percent through May 30th while the market caps of Latin America's other major exchanges have declined or stagnated, a sign that investors are optimistic about Colombia's future.

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