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Chile President-Elect Boric Seeks to Reassure Investors After Selloff

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Gabriel Boric, left, Sebastian Pinera at La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago on Dec. 20.
Gabriel Boric, left, Sebastian Pinera at La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago on Dec. 20.Photographer: Javier Torres/AFP via Getty Images

Gabriel Boric, Chile’s leftist president-elect, sought to reassure nervous investors that he would maintain fiscal discipline and the country’s international relations once in office.

After meeting with outgoing President Sebastian Pinera on Monday in the first step of transition, he faced reporters and was asked about the drop in local assets after his victory.