Argentina eyes five-year deferment for IMF debt payments  

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President Fernández reiterates that the government cannot pay off debt until the economy recovers from a worsening recession

Brazil central bank opens money spigot to support financial markets  

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Brazil’s Central Bank and BNDES offer financial support packages to counter COVID-19

Idesa asks to swap notes

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Mexican petrochemical company wants to exchange its 2020 paper for new 2026 bonds

Ecuador seeking emergency financing to help battle COVID-19  

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IMF says Ecuador will seek help through Rapid Financing Instrument

Argentina to press ahead with restructuring

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Economy minister calls coronavirus outbreak a hurdle and says the country must reach a deal on its external debt

Bond bankers prepare for better days

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Syndicate desks stay in touch with clients, although no deals appear in sight

Argentina swaps $4.8 bln in local notes

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Government had sought to extend the maturities on more than $8 billion, looking to get a financial breather during the coronavirus outbreak

LatAm 2020 economic recovery 'will not happen' – IMF  

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Expectations ratcheted down by IMF, banks as COVID-19 rates rise in region

Grupo Aval funds BAC acquisition of Multibank

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Colombian conglomerate will use the proceeds from a recent bond sale to pay for the Panamanian lender

S&P puts negative outlook on Embraer ratings

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Rating agency does not see a "rating upside" for the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer after downgrading Boeing

Moody's ranks Iguá below investment grade

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Brazilian wastewater company receives a Ba2 rating on "good revenue visibility"

LatAm 2020 economic recovery “will not happen” – IMF  

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Expectations ratcheted down by IMF, banks as COVID-19 rates rise in region

Venezuelan opposition critical of Maduro’s $5 bln IMF plea  

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Opposition sees ulterior motives in Maduro's COVID-19 loan request

Argentina seeks to extend maturities on $7.9 bln in local bonds  

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Government wants time for foreign-law debt restructuring and extraordinary spending during COVID-19 crisis

Petrobras presses divestments forward after oil price plunge  

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Brazilian oil company may have to execute a u-turn, oil and gas specialists say