LatAm sovereign bond sales fall in first half

LatAm sovereign bond sales fall in first half

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Latin American sovereign bond sales in the international market "fell by nearly half" in the first half of the year as issuers counted more on local markets and multilateral lenders to raise funding, Fitch Ratings said in a report on Tuesday. Sovereign issues from Latin America came to $20 billion in the first six months of 2022, down from $37.5 billion in the same period last year and $38 billion in the first half of 2020, Fitch said in the report. "Lower funding needs and greater reliance on d

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