New Panama President Unlikely to Change Course

New Panama President Unlikely to Change Course

Panama

Whoever wins Panama’s presidential elections May 3 is unlikely to alter the economic practices of the current administration, say analysts. Barclays says that according to a survey compiled by local press, businessman and opposition leader Ricardo Martinelli, candidate of the Democratic Change party, leads with 44.3% of the likely vote, 13 points ahead of the former housing minister Balbina Herrera, who captured 31.3% of the electoral preference. The shop believes markets will prefer Martinelli

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