Investors applaud choice for finance minister in Colombia

Investors applaud choice for finance minister in Colombia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt Fixed Income Capital Markets Colombia Economy & Policy

International investors have reacted favorably to the announcement of José Antonio Ocampo as Colombia's next finance minister, saying he will bring balance to the left-leaning economic policies of President-elect Gustavo Petro. "I think he is a good 'check and balance' and will probably prevent Petro from conducting really unorthodox and market-unfriendly policies," said Thierry Larose, a fixed income portfolio manager at Swiss investment management group Vontobel. "Ocampo is a very-well respect

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