Despite the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, the country's IPSA equity index dropped just 1.2%...

|By:, SA News Editor

Despite the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, the country's IPSA equity index dropped just 1.2% yesterday and 0.7% today. "Although the human toll is obviously tragic, it looks like investors believe that [the earthquake] is going to have a muted impact on the economy." (ETF: ECH)