Economy & Policy

Central America in focus

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Where economic expansion and social tensions are growing side by side (Photo: Falco Ermert - CC by 2.0)

Guyana privatization unit shops dollar bond

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

NICIL pitches a five-year, $65m note to investors in Jamaica and Trinidad

Chile sets new economic plans in motion

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

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

LatAm, Caribbean exports grow at slower pace, IDB

Economy & Policy Regions

Regions' outbound trade grows 10.6% at the end of Q1, but remain down YoY as shipments to China decrease

Trucker strike exposes Brazil’s logistics vulnerability

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Brazil

Infrastructure bottleneck gains more visibility as strike impacts food delivery, hospitals and airports

Right and left will face-off in Colombia on June 17

Regions Colombia People

Colombia heads to second-round in presidential election

Petrobras CEO says no policy changes despite 10% cut

Energy Gas Politics

Brazil's state-owned energy company tries calming market after share price plunges 14.6% in one day

Odebrecht case delays M&A deals

M&A Loans Capital Markets

A far-reaching bribery scandal has shifted the landscape of M&A in Latin America. Now the sale of Peru’s Chaglla hydropower plant is in danger of collapsing.

Petrobras CEO says no policy changes despite 10% price cut

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Energy

Brazil's state-owned energy company tries to calm market after share prices plunge 14.6% in one day

Argentina's bonds steady as MPC holds rates

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Argentina

Central bank opts to keep the country's monetary policy at 40%, reiterating a hawkish bias

Brazil shuts down sovereign fund to pay debts

Economy & Policy Brazil

Sovereign wealth fund ends 2017 with more than $7bn in total assets, government says

Argentina's bonds hold firm after central bank leaves rates unchanged

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina

Market sources settle on the currency trading around 25 pesos against the dollar, but inflation, FX risks persist

Maduro victory prolongs Venezuela's economic woes

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

President's triumph paves way for escalated sanctions, complicated debt default and restructuring

Banxico stays put amid currency malaise

Economy & Policy Regulation Mexico

Mexico keeps interest rate unchanged at 7.5% but inflation is expected to fall in the coming year

São Paulo circles investors over asset sales, PPPs

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Brazil

City offers parks and cemeteries, earmarks proceeds for development in healthcare and education