Economy & Policy

FACTBOX 7/3/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Colombia starts second round of cash transfers for workers in the formal sector

LatAm bond sales make a comeback in second quarter  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Issuers are encouraged by investor appetite in a market with high liquidity and low interest rates, sources say

Mexican markets pick up in second quarter, but risks persist  

Economy & Policy Regulation Mexico

Local banking system is strong, but unpredictability is a major challenge for economic officials, CESF says

Bondholders accept late payments from Suriname

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Holders of 83% of the sovereign issuer's 2023 notes give the country a year if it gets a loan from the IMF

FACTBOX 7/2/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB grants $100 mln loan for Trinidad and Tobago to strengthen health and economic response to COVID-19

FACTBOX 7/1/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Colombian central bank lowers benchmark rate to support economy in face of COVID-19 crisis

FACTBOX 6/30/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Mexico extends looser regulatory standards for the financial sector

Airports, toll roads taxi towards restructurings in LatAm  

Debt Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Travel restrictions force concessionaires to consider delaying debt payments, but some may be able to cushion the blow for a few years

FACTBOX 6/29/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: World Bank approves $300 mln loan for Costa Rica to underpin the economy during the coronavirus crisis

Paraguay plans bond market return

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sovereign issuer could issue $400 mln in new notes to fund a post-coronavirus recovery

FACTBOX 6/26/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Mexico lowers benchmark interest rate to 5%; Bolivia cuts legal reserves to boost liquidity

LatAm faces setbacks in COVID-19 response  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Argentina

High borrowing rates and structural problems are making it hard to finance stimulus programs, finance ministers say

Uruguay repurchases two series of notes  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer uses the proceeds from a $1.5 bln debt sale to buy back peso-denominated notes due in 2027 and 2028

FACTBOX 6/25/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB provides $80 mln loan for small business relief in Uruguay

LatAm, Caribbean recession to be twice global average  

Economy & Policy Brazil Mexico

Region's economies will contract by 9.4% in 2020, driven by deep recessions in Brazil and Mexico, the IMF says