• Going Global with Peso Paper Dec 1, 2002

    Bancomext, the Mexican government's export-import bank, set a new benchmark in November when it issued the first peso issue that can be traded by international investors.

  • MarketWatch Dec 1, 2002

  • Mexico's Starving Cash Cow Dec 1, 2002

    Pemex, Mexico's national energy company, earns billions of dollars a year. But that prodigious wealth is vanishing because the government has failed to feed its exploration budget.

    • Mexico Preps for Fannie Mae Nov 1, 2002

      A federal guarantee for a securitization of real estate development loans is a significant step in Mexico's evolution to capital markets-based mortgage financing.

    • Santander's Tactical Success Nov 1, 2002

      • Business & Banking Oct 1, 2002

      • HSBC's Southern Exposure Oct 1, 2002

        With the purchase of Grupo Bital, HSBC finally has the anchor it has wanted in Mexico for several years.Meanwhile, the feisty Bital is getting a much-needed boost to its balance sheet.

      • So Long to Latin American Samurais Oct 1, 2002

        After providing a solid supply of money for Latin American bond issuers, the yen market snapped shut last August. Only the Mexican state electricity company has been able to break in.

      • Sovereign Report Oct 1, 2002


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“The crisis has been a setback for reserve diversification."

Jan Dehn, Ashmore Investment Management