Economy & Policy

Chile puts forth own IBD candidate

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy

South American government nominates former finance minister Nicolás Eyzaguirre to run the US-based development bank

Paraná hints at Copel share sale

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

State government informs the power company that it is looking at ways to "optimize" its investment

Lula victory could 'chill' investment climate in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Markets wait to see who will be appointed economy minister as stocks rise and sovereign bond yields decline

Argentina reaches deal with Paris Club

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Agreement saves the country $248 mln in interest and pushes back payments to as late as 2028

Petrobras to sell stake in Metanor

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazil's state-run oil company invites bids for its shares in the Bahia-based petchem producer

Argentina to take out loan for innovation

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy World Bank Economy & Policy

Government plans to borrow $200 mln from IBRD to fund technology projects

Fitch cuts Argentina to CCC-

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Rating agency cites "deep macroeconomic imbalances" and "highly constrained" liquidity as reasons for the downgrade

Brazil selects candidate for IDB president

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy

Bolsonaro administration nominates Ilan Goldfajn to succeed Mauricio Claver-Carone, but the timing raises eyebrows ahead of Sunday's presidential run-off

Banco Cuscatlán sees manageable external risks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy El Salvador

CEO says the bank has the strength to survive an economic downturn in El Salvador

Peru approves bailout for state-owned oil refiner

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Finance ministry says the government has agreed to provide $1 bln to Petroperú

Tecpetrol gets loan for bond buyback

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Loans

Argentine oil and gas producer borrows $300 mln from Itaú and Santander to help repurchase $500 mln in bonds

Latin America faces a third shock

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economy & Policy Debt

Tightening global financial conditions will make financing costlier and scarcer, IMF warns

Chile passes fintech bill

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Chile

Regulatory framework for fintechs aimed at fostering competition in the financial sector

Argentina sets sights on Paris Club talks

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

Economy Minister Massa aims to renegotiate $2.45 bln loan by end of October

Argentina eyes development funds to boost exports

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy

Economy minister says multilateral lenders can help finance infrastructure to develop of natural resources in Latin America