Economy & Policy

Banco do Brasil adds $2 bln to farm loans

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

State-owned lender extends additional credit lines to coffee and sugarcane farmers who were affected by a frost last month

Argentina seeks longer maturity, laxer terms for IMF loan

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

Government is in talks for a new credit line that would be adaptable to shifting global conditions, such as climate change, economy minister says

Brazil's "own mess" sends rates higher, Guedes says

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Economy & Policy

Brazilian economy minister acknowledges self-inflicted wounds as fiscal concerns mount

HSBC takes legal action against El Salvador

Economy & Policy Debt Loans

International bank is seeking to recover at least $49.3 million in damages

Brazil’s credit, IPO activity seen growing

Debt Bonds Fixed Income

Despite recent market volatility, central bank governor says local market is “still positive”

São Paulo names new privatization chief

Economy & Policy Brazil People

Rodrigo Maia will be in charge of selling state assets in the Brazilian state

Mexico creates new government debt instrument

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

The value of the auctions of the new debt instrument will be announced in October

HR Ratings names new CEO

Credit Ratings Mexico Capital Markets

Pedro Latapí will replace Fernando Montes de Oca at Mexican credit rating agency

Foreign investment on the up in Mexico

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

Investment reached $18.4 bln in the first half of 2021, led by manufacturing, mining and financial services

Guanajuato launches tender for loans

Loans Mexico Economy & Policy

The Mexican state plans to raise $100 mln in three simple loans

Mexico plans PPP tender for infrastructure projects

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

Mexico wants to build six road and one rail project with $2.2 bln in investment

Senate to take up Correios privatization this month

Economy & Policy Brazil Regulation

Brazil's lower house has passed a bill to sell the national postal service and sent it to the upper chamber

Brazilian companies face higher borrowing costs

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Debt

Central bank hints that the Selic could rise to 7% this year, but analysts say corporates will find ways to adapt

BNDES enlists investors for infrastructure debt funds

Economy & Policy Funds Brazil

Brazil's national development bank says the country needs an array of fund managers to supply long-term credit for investments

Ribeiro files for bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Argentine home goods retailer seeks protection from creditors as the COVID-19 pandemic depresses sales