Coronavirus

Latin America's burgeoning asset management industry taken down a notch  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

US mutual funds with LatAm mandate see AUM cut more than 50% in Q1

Honduras authorizes additional $2.5 billion in debt to help fight pandemic  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Vote in the Honduran Congress allows debt to hit 55% of GDP

FACTBOX 4/3/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE 4/3: Dominican Republic to start cash transfers to 1.5 million families at a cost of RD$17 billion ($314 million)

S&P downgrades Invepar on refinancing risks

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Coronavirus

Ratings agency casts doubts the Brazilian infrastructure investor can pay off $261 mln in debentures next year

Bogotá looks to bond market, multilateral lenders for COVID-19 funding  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Colombia's capital city has room to take on additional debt, finance secretary says

Brazil suspends E&P concession auction

Economy & Policy Energy Gas

National energy policy council CNPE will announce the new schedule at a later date

Brazilian issuers turn to short-term sales

Debenture Capital Markets Debt

Ultrapar, Ipiranga and Light all line up debt deals with one-year maturities

Chilean central bank says unconventional measures to fight COVID-19 possible  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Bank president says will use “expansive power” to secure credit for business, households

FACTBOX 4/2/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE 4/2: Chile cuts rates; Mexico participates in US dollar swap

Maintaining steady access to dollars a challenge during coronavirus crisis - BIS  

Capital Markets Coronavirus

Preserving the flow of payments is "essential" to avoid further economic meltdown

Eletrobras puts off privatization plans until 2021  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Coronavirus outbreak postpones an auction planned for this year and may impact price, board member says

Investors flee emerging markets in March in record numbers  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

EM debt and equity markets see record-breaking outflow in March of $83.3 bln, IIF says

Brazil carries on with port concession auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Infrastructure Ministry says it will stick to the auction timetable despite market turmoil

IDB Invest funds fintech loans  

Loans Funds Debt

Multilateral lender puts $50 mln into a credit fund from Victory Park Capital

Argentina postpones gas pipeline, power line auctions  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Low energy prices and a shrinking economy deter investors from preparing bids