EMERGING MARKETS-Politics weigh on Chile, Brazil stocks, inflation in Mexico

 (Updates with final prices, details from Mexico) SAO PAULO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Equities markets across Latin America fell on Thursday amid light Thanksgiving trading, led by the blue-chip IPSA index in Chile, where investors are still jittery over a weak performance by conservatives in elections over the weekend. On Thursday leftist Chilean presidential candidate Alejandro Guillier, competing in a run-off after coming second in a first round on Sunday, said he was open to eliminating Chile's quasi-private pension fund system for a state-run model. Additionally, workers at BHP Billiton Ltd's major Escondida copper mine in Chile walked off the job temporarily, spooking investors in the mining-dependent country. The IPSA closed down 1.84 percent. In Mexico, the S&P/BVM IPC index slipped by 0.13 percent after data showed a surprise acceleration in inflation in early November, complicating the central bank's hopes of dampening price pressures before the end of 2017. Shares...

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