Economy & Policy

Talking growth with Chile's Finance Minister Felipe Larraín

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

As Chile feels the effects of its first downgrade since the 1990s, Finance Minister Felipe Larraín lays out the plan to improve the country’s credit rating.

Peru's president pledges renewed infra investments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Peru’s new president enjoys widespread support as he faces the lingering fallout from the Odebrecht corruption scandal and tries to boost economic growth.

Mexican issuers face uncertainty

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

In the 2018 Mexico Roundtable, LatinFinance brought together a group of business leaders, investors and government officials to discuss the country's political, economic ...

Latin America widens trade relations in the time of Trump

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A

As the United States imposes tariffs on steel imports, Latin America downplays the threat of a trade war but looks to reinforce commercial ties with other countries.

BNDES, IDB pick manager for new infra fund

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Bozano Investimentos will handle investments for the $1.5bn B2 Infra fund

Brazilian court suspends Eletrobras privatization

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A

State-owned power company has 90 days to present a report on what the planned sale would mean for its workers

Barbados reveals plan to address debt, FX reserves

Fixed Income Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Caribbean island says public debt is more than 175% of GDP, while gross reserves was $220m at May 31

Latin America widens trade relations in the time of Trump

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy People

As the United States imposes tariffs on steel imports, Latin America downplays the threat of a trade war but looks to reinforce commercial ties with other countries. By L...

Mexico goes to the WTO against US tariffs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Mexico

Mexico follows fellow Nafta member Canada to Geneva (Photo courtesy WTO)

Fitch downgrades EPM

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Energy

Colombian utility dropped to BBB because of complications surrounding the Ituango hydro facility

Central America Forum 2018: Boosting private investments, lowering public debt

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Regional economies can take advantage of growing economies to handle fiscal deficits

Brazil comes up empty in pre-salt auction

Economy & Policy Brazil Energy

Shell, the only eligible bidder, declines to make an offer for the three-year purchasing contracts

Mexico hits back at US tariffs

Economy & Policy Energy Politics

The country's economy ministry promises to put up trade barriers against US imports of flat steel products, along with pork and other food items

Central America leading region in growth despite debt levels

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Business leaders say a stronger push for PPPs is needed if the region is to deliver more sustainable growth

BNDES, IDB form infra fund

Debt Capital Markets Bonds

Brazil's national development bank will contribute at least 30% to the $1.5bn fund, while the multilateral lender will chip in 10%