Economy & Policy

IDB to back more Caribbean bonds

International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy Bonds

US-based development bank expects to put up guarantees for another sovereign issuer like it did with the Bahamas in June, Claver-Carone says

IDB Invest looks to 'double' lending in LatAm

International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy Funds

IDB's private sector affiliate could use a proposed capital increase to increase financing to $12 bln to $13 bln per year, Claver-Carone says

Argentina appoints new securities head

Capital Markets People Argentina

Sebastián Negri takes over for Adrián Cosentino in the latest change to the government's economic team

América Móvil 'open' to increasing investments

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

Mexican telco could spend another $386 mln in 2023, depending on demand, CEO says

AMLO presses Biden on bilateral agreement

USMCA Mexico United States

Mexican president calls on his US counterpart to implement plans to slow down inflation, supply gasoline to border towns and enact a public-private investment program

Argentina to focus on belt-tightening

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

New Economy Minister Silvina Batakis says achieving a balanced budget is the key for economic growth and paying down debt

IDB Invest offers financing for moves in Mexico

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

IDB's private sector affiliate could provide up to $2.8 bln for companies that relocate to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

Fixed income steals spotlight in Brazil's capital markets

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Debenture

Fixed income issues rise 25% as overall market activity falls 12% in the first half of the year, according to Anbima

Investors accept Ecuador's new finance minister

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Markets are more concerned about the political situation in the country and the economic impact caused by the fall in oil prices, sources say

S&P improves outlook for Mexico

Credit Ratings Economy & Policy Mexico

Rating agency expects "cautious" macroeconomic policies to hold sway over the next two years

Mexico offers financing for nearshoring

Economy & Policy Funds Loans

Finance ministry rolls out a $200 mln financing package backed by the IDB for companies that relocate to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

Ecuador names new finance minister

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Ecuador

President Guillermo Lasso picks Pablo Arosemena to replace Simón Cueva

Argentina's new economy minister faces hurdles

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Silvina Batakis will focus on cutting the fiscal deficit and inflation, but investors have their doubts

Investors applaud choice for finance minister in Colombia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

José Antonio Ocampo will bring balance to the left-leaning economic policies of President-elect Gustavo Petro, sources say

Inflation 'discourages' capital markets in LatAm

Bonds Debt Economy & Policy

Latin America's governments must focus on fighting inflation to improve conditions for debt and equity sales, BIS' Tombini says