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Setting ground rules

Loans Regulation Features

As technology disrupts traditional financial services, industry players across Latin America are demanding rules of the game.

Colombia's new oil

Economy & Policy Features Colombia

The Andean country’s new pro-business leader has pledged to make tourism a key engine of economic growth. The challenges are to attract investment and insure the country’...

China Inc.

Debt Capital Markets Loans

China and Latin America’s ties have evolved from direct government financing to commercial lending via locally-acquired banks.

On the defensive

Features Regulation In Depth

Latin American’s financial sector is increasingly targeted in cyberattacks. Hackers are growing more creative and sophisticated, but countries are not cooperating enough ...

Asia's answer

Features Interviews Project & Infrastructure Finance

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank arrival was hailed as competition for traditional multilateral players, but AIIB’s president Jin Liqun says the world needs more,...

Destination dollars

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Peru has been moving up must-visit traveler lists for years, with Machu Picchu long the star site and Peruvian cuisine the newest attraction

Starting over

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The Peruvian government hopes to spur infrastructure investments with a new approach to get stalled projects going and new ones underway

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Another chance

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Balancing austerity measures with a new credit line from the IMF, the Macri administration hopes pragmatism can right Argentina’s economy

Investment push

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President-elect Iván Duque takes over a country that has charged ahead of its neighbors in attracting foreign investment. His challenge now is to keep it that way.

Stiff competition

Game-Changers Features

Brazil’s fintechs have raised funding, partnered with mid-tier lenders and found unexpected allies in regulators. Now they look to maintain momentum as big banks meet the...

Investors make an impact in Central America

Funds Equity Features

Small businesses in Central America are benefitting from the growing role of local impact funds, as healthy returns and the chance to make a difference attract investors.

Impact bonds emerge as an asset class

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Test cases in Colombia and Peru are proving the effectiveness of impact bonds, but not their appeal to institutional investors.

Local-currency bonds fail to keep up the momentum

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Global local currency bonds were a popular fundraising option in 2017, but new issues have slowed down this year as investors look to avoid exchange rate risk amid market...

Brazil's pension funds try to correct past mistakes

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Pension funds in Brazil are reeling from corruption scandals that caused billions of reais in losses. Now they are implementing stricter rules for picking investments, bu...