Good government pays off. With Chile and Brazil as examples, tomorrow's hope is that the rest of the region will embrace responsible policies.
Brazil needs to invest more than $200 billion in infrastructure. The federal and state governments hope to achieve this through Public-Private Partnerships.
Brazil returns to the European bond market for the first time in two and a half years and finds strong demand among Europe's growing pool of institutional investors.
Will the lights go out in Latin America? Maybe not, but the prognosis at LatinFinance's roundtable on infrastructure finance in Brazil, wasn't hopeful.
Brazilian companies have realized that short-changing their shareholders can be counter-productive. Investors, market regulators and companies are beginning to stamp out abuse.
Brazil's Central Bank has worked successfully with the country's private banks to build a new system to monitor lending across the financial markets.
Creating an active secondary market for Latin American corporate debt is an old, unfulfilled dream. André Madarás, who heads the proprietary desk and fixed income trading at Brazil's Banco Itaú, thinks it is possible to change that.
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