Economy & Policy

Brazil issues new securities regulations

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Government introduces new types of receivables to lower financing costs and increase activity in the local capital markets

IDB supports larger role for private sector amid talks of capital increase

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Regions

Mauricio Claver-Carone sees a "great opportunity" as the development bank retools its private sector affiliate IDB Invest

Bimbo suspends operations in Russia

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

Mexican baker ceases sales and new investments due to the "current international situation"

Argentina-IMF loan program advances to upper house

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economy & Policy

Bond prices surge after approval in the lower house, even as leftist wing of ruling coalition votes against the bill

Colombia awards road PPP in Bogotá

Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road Economy & Policy

Spain's OHLA and local partner Termotécnica Coindustrial win a $338 mln contract for access roads in the north of the city

Mexico builds ESG bond capacity

Economy & Policy Bonds Funds

Government can issue up to $22 bln in sustainable bonds but promises to be "careful," finance minister says

Emerging markets face 'uncertain times'

Economy & Policy Mexico Russia

Mexican official says conservative fiscal policies are key as geopolitical tensions and global inflation rise

Petrobras says no to price controls

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazilian state-owned oil company raises prices as oil surges and puts focus on reducing debt and trying to sell more refineries

IDB backs economic reforms in Suriname

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

US-based development also grants $260 mln for transmission lines in Paraguay and $100 mln to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Jamaica

Argentine Congress starts debating IMF deal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Bill goes to the floor of the lower house as the ruling coalition comes to a consensus with the opposition

CIP funds first offshore wind farm in Colombia

Economy & Policy Funds Asset Management

Danish fund manager signs a $1 bln agreement with the Barranquilla city government to develop the 350 MW project

Petrobras feels pressure of higher prices

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Bolsonaro administration considers subsidies or a stabilization fund to keep fuel prices steady

CAF approves $1.3 bln in loans at annual meeting

International Financial Institutions CAF Economy & Policy

South American development bank funds the orange economy in Colombia as well as green projects Panama, waterworks in Paraguay and highways and schools in Panama

AMLO's electricity reforms could result in 'incalculable' costs

Economy & Policy Mexico Capital Markets

Cancelled power contracts could most affect the food, cement and steel industries, analyst says

Livent boosts investments to triple lithium production in Argentina

Argentina United States Economy & Policy

US company outlines plans to spend $1.1 bln to increase capacity to 60,000 tons