Economy & Policy

El Salvador signs new loan from IDB

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loans

Central American nation gets $400 mln in contingent credit to face natural disasters and health emergencies

IDB Invest lends to Antioquia port project

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

IDB's private sector affiliate provides $200 mln in long-term financing for a $672 mln terminal on Colombia's northern coast

Shell dominates latest oil auction in Brazil

Economy & Policy Equity Brazil

British-Dutch oil company wins five concessions as other registered bidders steer clear

Argentine oil bill may bring fresh investment

Economy & Policy Argentina Oil

Proposed law calls for providing stable conditions, a key for companies to invest

AMLO's electricity reforms violate USMCA rules, CCE says

Economy & Policy Mexico Capital Markets

Local business council also says the proposed changes could result in higher costs for consumers

AMLO's electricity reforms could lead to capital flight in Mexico

Economy & Policy Mexico Capital Markets

Power companies could sell generation assets and leave the market if Congress passes a bill to guarantee CFE 54% of production in Mexico, analyst says

Eurasia sees Correios privatization in sight

Economy & Policy Brazil Capital Markets

Consulting firm expects Brazil's Senate to approve the sale of the national postal service before the presidential election in October next year

Moody's casts negative outlook on Bolivia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service

Rating agency says it could issue a downgrade if the country cannot refinance bond payments in 2022 and 2023

IDB funds housing program in El Salvador

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loans

US-based development bank approves $50 mln in financing to increase access to cut-rate mortgages

Colombia issues first green bonds in local market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Finance ministry earns a "greenium" of seven basis points on $197 mln worth of 10-year notes

Sabesp takes a step towards privatization

Equity Brazil Capital Markets

São Paulo state government plans to hire IFC to advise on a restructuring plan

Fitch says Brazil can weather the storm

Economy & Policy Brazil Capital Markets

Latin America's largest economy is vulnerable to shocks but can preserve stability if it sticks to fiscal discipline, says the co-head of Latin American sovereign ratings

IDB funds small business loans in Argentina

Loans International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

US-based development bank approves a $58 mln loan for MSMEs in San Juan province to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic

Moody's drops Bahamas deeper into junk status

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Downgrade

Rating agency keeps a negative outlook on the Caribbean nation due to a loss of "fiscal strength"

IDB grants loan to Alagoas

Loans Economy & Policy Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

US-based development bank supplies $36 mln for the state to improve fiscal management