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How agricultural exports turned into a major growth engine for Peru

Peru Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Peru has lacked the ingredients to make it a global agricultural powerhouse. But investments in irrigation projects and negotiations of trade agreements are changing ever...

BlackRock's Axel Christensen on NAFTA 2.0, Argentine debt and his contrarian pick for 2017

Brazil Funds Interviews

Trade tensions between Mexico and the US and the continued strong run of Brazilian equities are forcing asset managers to examine their regional strategies. BlackRock’s c...

Bond fund returns bloom in a volatile year for LatAm

Bonds Funds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Earnings for bond investors in Latin America have burst into life. The most impressive managers were those who were unafraid to pursue portfolio growth in the thorniest o...

Investors bet on banks amid equity rebound

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Chile

Equity fund flows are soaring, reversing years of exits from the asset class, yet risks still linger in Latin American stocks. The best investors are picking carefully

How two Mexican developments could catalyze Latin America’s green bond market

Brazil Mexico Central America

Latin America is lagging behind global trends when it comes to green bonds, but two big developments in Mexico may herald a change

Reshaped and cashed up, IIC plans a big year for lending

Bonds Structured Finance Funds

After a year of transition, the Inter-American Investment Corporation is primed to sharply extend its financing portfolio, its chief executive says

Mexico's Ildefonso Guajardo on dealing with the Trump administration

Mexico Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

As tensions with the US remain high, Mexico's economy minister sets out his country's priorities and plans in a recent interview with LatinFinance

Odebrecht’s bribery scandal casts a shadow over Latin America

Brazil Peru Loans

The shock waves are not just hitting Odebrecht and its partners but also infrastructure and project finance markets across the region

OPINION: Filling Correa's shoes

Ecuador Economy & Policy Comment & Opinion

Edwin Guttierez, Head of Emerging Market Sovereign Debt at Aberdeen Asset Management, offers his view on Ecuador's presidential election

Inside Pemex's capital markets strategy

Mexico Bonds Interviews

Pushing ahead with its financial overhaul, Pemex is focusing on debt refinancing, says Juan Pablo Newman

Borrowing close to home to get easier in Brazil, tougher in Mexico

Brazil Colombia Mexico

How Argentina's tax amnesty could be a boon for its local capital markets

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds

With global investor interest in Argentina expected to moderate this year, a plan to encourage Argentines to bring home their undeclared overseas assets could boost the l...

Felaban's Giorgio Trettenero on banking regulation and technology

Bonds Interviews

Latin America’s financial institutions have weathered the tough economic times well. Global regulations and rapidly evolving technology will keep them focused in the year...

Microcredit: Blazing a path

Bonds Loans Bolivia

For years, Bolivia has pushed to make microfinance a part of the country’s financial mainstream. Now, several Latin American nations are trying to follow in its footsteps...

Parting Shot: Pushing forward

Colombia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Despite losing the referendum on its peace agreement, Colombia’s government maintains the political capital to undertake necessary reforms, argues Mauricio Cárdenas