Economy & Policy

Argentina hikes rates in emergency meeting

Economy & Policy Regulation Argentina

Central bank lifts monetary policy level by 500bp to 45% amid wider EM instability

Barbados enters selective default

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Caribbean island's 2019s and 2022s get cut after the sovereign fails to make coupon payments, S&P

Argentina, Peru headline MPC meetings

Economy & Policy Argentina Peru

Both central banks are expected to hold interest rates this week

Agrosuper, AquaChile deal signals deeper consolidation in Chile salmon space

Economy & Policy M&A Chile

Food producer could fork out as much as $850m for a 67% stake in the Chilean unit

Banxico holds rates, preserves hawkish bias

Economy & Policy Mexico

Central bank stays firm at 7.75% in a unanimous decision

Morea welcomes highway PPPs as Argentina seeks capital markets boost

Capital Markets Bonds Economy & Policy

Fresh after signing six highway contracts, under-secretary says infrastructure securities offer a higher return, yet similar levels of sovereign risk

Week Ahead - New players and minutes galore

Economy & Policy

A new administration in Colombia and a week full of interest rates news: decisions in Argentina and Peru, minutes from Brazil, Chile and Colombia

Copom holds rates

Economy & Policy

Brazil's MPC unanimously votes to leave interest level at 6.5%, in line with market consensus

AMLO tries to make amends

Economy & Policy

President-elect AMLO may have alarmed investors on the campaign trail, but now his economic team is promising to pursue policies that put the market at ease

Oi talks cash on debt exchange

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian telecom says it will sell $1.65bn in new bonds to creditors, canceling $8.5bn in old debt

BNDES loans fall in first half

Economy & Policy Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

Brazil's national development bank doles out $7.5bn in the first six months of 2018, down 17% on same period last year

Equatorial wins first Eletrobras auction

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Maranhão-based power company promises to invest at least $193m in the electricity distributor Cepisa

GACM suspends four airport tenders

Project & Infrastructure Finance Mexico Economy & Policy

Mexico City airport operator indefinitely postpones awarding new contracts until AMLO's team reviews the overall project

World Bank finances road project in Argentina

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Argentina

IBRD supplies a long-term loan for $300m for highway developments in northwest Argentina

S&P downgrades Nicaragua

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Economy & Policy

Rating agency says civil unrest puts the banking system at risk and limits country's access to external financing