Economy & Policy

LatAm 2020 economic recovery “will not happen” – IMF  

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Expectations ratcheted down by IMF, banks as COVID-19 rates rise in region

Venezuelan opposition critical of Maduro’s $5 bln IMF plea  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Opposition sees ulterior motives in Maduro's COVID-19 loan request

Brazil cuts rates in 'challenging' environment

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Brazil

Central bank lowers the Selic by 50 bps to 3.75% in response to the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak

Argentina unveils $11 bln stimulus package  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Government earmarks half for low-interest loans to sustain production

Argentina seeks to extend maturities on $7.9 bln in local bonds  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government wants time for foreign-law debt restructuring and extraordinary spending during COVID-19 crisis

Emerging market outflows exceed $50 bln since outbreak

Funds Asset Management Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Outflows are already twice as much as during the financial crisis of 2008, according to the IIF

Latin American airlines cut capacity, suspend guidance  

Asset Management Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Coronavirus wreaking havoc on regional airline operations, stock prices

Chile cuts rates to 1%

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Central Bank also offers liquidity lines to banks to "ensure the normal functioning of credit markets"

Argentina officially delays restructuring offer  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government focuses first on trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus

BV calls off IPO plans

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Banco do Brasil-Votorantim joint venture cancels share sale "considering current market conditions"

Latin American markets provide no sanctuary to global market maelstrom  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Are capital controls far behind?

EXCLUSIVE: Ecuador shoring up credit lines, coping with oil price drop - Deputy FinMin  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Oil price drop will not stop March debt payment, negotiating with Chinese banks for credit line

Argentina may delay restructuring offer

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government could postpone its plans in response to volatility in the financial markets

Argentina stays on track with restructuring, president says

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Analysts warn that coronavirus fears and a plunge in oil prices could make it harder to reach a deal as investors look for quality

Mexico curtails local bond issues

Bonds Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Finance Ministry cuts Mbono and Udibono offers in volatile debt market