Politics

Buenos Aires to restructure $7.15 bln in international bonds  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Argentina's biggest province asks investors to agree to a grace period, longer maturities and lower coupons

Argentina postpones payment on local bonds  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government gains time to restructure $83 bln in external debt, sources say

AMLO calls for new 'Marshall Plan' for coronavirus recovery  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Mexican president says a support plan is needed for poor countries, rather than "predatory loans"

Eletrobras puts off privatization plans until 2021  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Coronavirus outbreak postpones an auction planned for this year and may impact price, board member says

Brazil carries on with port concession auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Infrastructure Ministry says it will stick to the auction timetable despite market turmoil

Health crisis slows Argentine debt restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

As a self-imposed deadline passes, analysts say the government cannot keep dipping into reserves to make bond payments

Argentina braces for gradual economic recovery after lockdown  

Economy & Policy Debt Bonds

President Fernández puts focus on protecting health over the economy, even as a possible default looms

São Paulo state to cancel concession auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

State government expects more postponements after deciding to call off the bidding for a toll road in June

Argentina earmarks $580 mln for small businesses

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

Government seeks to keep small businesses and self-employed workers afloat during the lockdown

Brazil opens money spigot to support financial markets  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Central Bank and BNDES offer financial support packages to counter COVID-19

Brazil calls off Fortaleza port concession auction

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Coronavirus outbreak begins to have an impact on infrastructure investment plans

Argentina eyes five-year deferment for IMF debt payments  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

President Fernández reiterates that the government cannot pay off debt until the economy recovers from a worsening recession

Argentina to press ahead with restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy minister calls coronavirus outbreak a hurdle and says the country must reach a deal on its external debt

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

Argentina unveils $11 bln stimulus package  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Government earmarks half for low-interest loans to sustain production