Economy & Policy

Port of Santos aims to award concession by year end

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Port authority CEO admits an auction could face delays, but he says the process is "irreversible"

Banxico to offer digital currency in 2025

Economy & Policy Mexico Capital Markets

Mexico joins Peru and Brazil in developing a digital currency in Latin America

IEASA to auction gas pipeline in May

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy Gas

Argentine state energy company is pushing ahead with the $3.4 bln project, the largest in the country

Pemex resumes making own debt payments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Mexico's state-owned oil company pays cash to redeem $1.1 bln in euro-denominated bonds and faces another $4 bln in payments this year

AMLO promises to review lithium concessions

Economy & Policy Mexico Capital Markets

Mexico will look at the contracts granted by previous administrations after the lower house of Congress passes a bill to nationalize the industry

Furnas to fund investments, debt payments with new loans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

Eletrobras subsidiary plans to borrow $536 mln from Banco do Brasil and Itaú

Argentina lines up employment training loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

Government plans to borrow $250 mln from IBRD to fund job training programs

AMLO moves to nationalize lithium

Economy & Policy Mexico Energy

Mexican president says the government is forming a company to manage the industry as the price of lithium has increased tenfold over two years

Argentina gains access to IMF fund

International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF) Funds

South American government is allowed to tap $1.3 bln in financing to confront climate change and COVID-19

Petrobras confirms new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Brazil's state-owned oil company appoints José Mauro Coelho to replace Joaquim Luna e Silva

Brazil's capital markets brace for 'nervous year'

Economy & Policy Bonds Debt

Anbima reports record activity for the first quarter this year, but says local debt and equity markets are facing headwinds

Digicel to exit Panama as rivals merge

Economy & Policy Telecoms Mobile

Jamaica-based telco says the Más Móvil-Claro tie-up signals the end of competition in the local mobile market

Mexico keeps tabs on Crédito Real

Economy & Policy Bonds Debt

Finance ministry says it is monitoring the consumer lender's "unfavorable" financial situation

Petrobras CEO candidate pulls nomination

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Adriano Pires withdraws after TCU asks for an investigation into his consulting business

Mexico outlines second quarter fundraising plans

Economy & Policy Bonds Funds

Finance ministry says it will issue up to $28 bln in government bonds through the end of June