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Fund managers steer through debt markets

Asset Management Bonds Debt

After a year of good returns, bond investors in Latin America face increasing volatility — again. Elections and higher interest rates loom, keeping debt fund managers on ...

Odebrecht case delays M&A deals

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

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.

Talking growth with Chile's Finance Minister Felipe Larraín

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

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

Peru's president pledges renewed infra investments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Peru’s new president enjoys widespread support as he faces the lingering fallout from the Odebrecht corruption scandal and tries to boost economic growth.

Latin America widens trade relations in the time of Trump

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A

As the United States imposes tariffs on steel imports, Latin America downplays the threat of a trade war but looks to reinforce commercial ties with other countries.

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.

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.

Mexico, Canada need to consider possible US exit from NAFTA: Guajardo

Interviews Canada Mexico

Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo says the three sides can still reach an agreement by July

A global perspective on Latin America: BlackRock’s Axel Christensen

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

As political uncertainty grips the region, with upcoming elections in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil, BlackRock's chief investment strategist for Latin America argues for ca...

Elections spread uncertainty across Latin America

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Populist politics are reaching a fever pitch in the run-up to elections in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. But despite the fiery rhetoric of the campaign trail, market force...

Brazil bears down on cryptocurrencies

Economy & Policy Funds Loans

Brazil is shutting down brokers’ bank accounts and barring investment funds from buying bitcoin. Now a fight over the future of cryptocurrencies has broken out in Latin A...

LatinFinance hosts 2018 Capital Markets Roundtable

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

In our 2018 Latin America Capital Markets Roundtable, some of Latin America’s most impressive issuers discussed their strategies for the year.

Finance Ministry Scorecard 2018

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Special Reports

In LatinFinance’s annual survey of finance ministries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico edges out other countries by keeping a lid on inflation and strengthening...

Chile looks to lift investments

Economy & Policy Features Chile

Rising copper prices and the arrival of a new pro-business administration are lifting hopes of a sharp recovery in investment in Chile. By Tom Azzopardi

Colombian banks bounce back

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans M&A

After a couple of tough years, Colombia’s banking sector expects to return to higher rates of growth in 2018, although it knows it is unlikely to match results from the f...