Daily Brief

Dec 21, 2005 Issue

Argentina Economy Expands 9.3%


Argentina's GDP grew by 9.3% year on year in October, taking economic expansion for the first 10 months of the year to 9.2%. Annual growth of 8.5% is expected this year. ...

Argentina Sells $496 Million Debt To Venezuela


Argentina has sold an additional $495.7 million of its US dollar-denominated Boden 2012 to Venezuela. This takes the amount of Argentine sovereign debt bought this year b...

Colombian Sodimac To Issue Bonds


Colombia's Sodimac plans to issue around 100 billion pesos ($43.7 million) bonds, with a first tranche to be offered in the first half of next year. This will be the firs...

Homex Shareholders To Sell $230 Million Stock


The main shareholders of Homex, one of Mexico's main housing constructors, are to sell around $230 million worth of their stockholding, increasing the amount of the compa...

Mexico: Demand For More Long-term Debt


Increasing demand for more long-term local currency debt, particularly from pension funds, may prompt the Mexican government to issue 30-year peso-denominated bonds for t...