Economy & Policy

Copom holds rates

Economy & Policy Regulation Brazil

Brazilian central bank MPC unanimously decides against a 25bp cut, leaves monetary policy at 6.5%

Investors confident Macri policies can overcome peso woes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Economy & Policy

While there are some similarities between today and Argentina's 2001 crisis, a floating currency should avoid a banking, economic depression

Higher costs await Argentine corporates as peso falls

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Argentina

Bond issuers stare down greater capital markets funding costs after the currency dipped to new lows on Monday

Copom, Banxico schedule meetings

Economy & Policy Brazil Mexico

Brazil expects to cut rates 25bp while Mexico's central bank is on track to hold at 7.5%

Argentina asks CAF, IDB for credit lines

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina

Sovereign reaches out to LatAm development banks in a bid to curb the fledgling peso

Argentina adds CAF, IDB to wish list amid peso slide

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

After reaching out to the IMF for a possible credit line, the sovereign now approaches the region's multilaterals for additional credit

Argentina turns to IMF

Capital Markets Debt Economy & Policy

President Mauricio Macri asks the Washington DC-based fund for a flexible credit line to aid the fledgling peso

Guatemala's Anadie welcomes bids on highway PPP

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Guatemala

Italian, Peruvian, Mexican and local firms send technical offers and bids for an $80m toll road

Argentina schedules talks with IMF over credit line

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Economy & Policy

President Mauricio Macri addresses the nation about a flexible funding line that could swell to as much as $30bn

Argentine CB intervenes with another rate hike

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Argentina

Central bank returns less than 24 hours later with a 675bp increase in monetary policy to shore up the depreciating peso

Argentine issuers retreat amid currency scare

Bonds Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Telecom Argentina, Petroquimica postpone new bond issuances on Thursday after central bank hikes interest rates for the second time in a week

Brazil tells State Grid to revise CPFL offer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A

Securities regulator CVM backs the energy company's minority shareholders, demanding that the Chinese firm pay a higher stock price

Investors bank on Brazilian recovery

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Brazil

Short-term uncertainties linked to October election and the external environment have not dampened enthusiasm for the country's capital markets

Colombia lowers rates

Economy & Policy Colombia

Central bank delivers 25bp cut, marking probable end to this current easing cycle

Colombia increases reliance on local debt

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Colombia

Oil-exporting sovereign shuts down talk of international issuance amid election year