Economy & Policy

Bank of the Year 2018 -- Brazil: Bradesco

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

In a time of economic and political turmoil, Brazil’s banking sector has managed to post solid earnings growth. A priority for this year’s winner: rebuilding its loan por...

Bank of the Year 2018 -- Argentina: Banco Galicia

Capital Markets Argentina Economy & Policy

Banco Galicia has remained profitable despite Argentina’s economic turbulence and is on the lookout for opportunities in 2019

Jamaica's FinMin makes case for independent fiscal institution

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Jamaica

Nigel Clarke says the island nation could be the first in the Caribbean region to implement such an endeavor

Petrobras makes payment on additional exploration sites

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian oil producer to pay $592m for bigger stakes in five upstream initiatives

Ecuador issues RFP to expand roadways

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Nation’s transportation ministry estimates that project works require as much as $1.3bn in total investment

Investors grapple with President-elect AMLO's decision to halt development of NAICM

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Airport trust's bonds dip in secondary trading as the buyside digests the results of a referendum, sources

BNDES funds Linx's expansion

Loans Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's development bank allocates 95% of a $133m credit line to the IT company's R&D

LatAm bond market remains divided over the right time for new issuances

Features Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Sources argue that credits with the right fundamentals can still access investors while some suggest heavy concessions will need to be made

Paraguay names new central bank governor

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People

José Cantero Sienra replaces Carlos Fernández Valdovinos

Chile hikes rates

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Chile

Central bank lifts benchmark by 25bp, suggests gradual tightening policy would play out over the next 18 months

Bolsa de Santiago, TSXV iron out partnership terms

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Capital Markets

The agreement between the Chilean and Canadian exchanges also incorporate the latter into MILA

Brazil engages private sector on Angra 3

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Nuclear power plant requires more than $4bn in capex

Investors look to Peru after sovereign wraps roadshow

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Buyside remains bullish on a new, 15-year, dual-currency issuance from the Andean sovereign, sources

S&P downgrades La Rioja

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Argentina

Argentine provincial bond issuer gets lowered to B from B+ due to the budget's dependence on national government transfers

Petroamazonas shores up oil investments with new contracts

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Ecuador

Ecuador's state-run petrol company inks terms that will increase production by 89m barrels over 15 years