Politics

Mexico cuts rates for first time in five years

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Bonds

Banxico lowers the policy rate to 8% on lower inflation and slower economic growth

Bolivia seeks partner for Santa Cruz airport

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Politics

Planning ministry will pick a preferred bidder for the $280m PPP on September 19

Investors grapple with Argentine 'riddle' as fears of default return

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Capital Markets

IMF could ask for Argentina to restructure its debt before disbursing the next loan installment, sources say

Brasília recruits BNDES for CEB sale

Economy & Policy M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance

National development bank will devise the model for the sale of the state-held electricity distribution company CEB Distribuição

Brazil moves to retender concessions

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

New decree paves the way for the government to hold new auctions for seven toll roads and the Viracopos airport

IEnova keeps pipeline contract

Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy

Sempra subsidiary promises to restart the Guaymas-El Oro pipeline in four months

Bond market closes for Argentine issuers as CGC scraps deal

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Investors become more wary as the October elections draw nearer, source says

Mexico to tap oil fund for Pemex

Economy & Policy Debt Energy

Government will likely use more than $6bn from FEIP to cover the state-owned oil company's revenue shortfalls

Brazil's central bank suggests lower rates to come

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Regulation

Selic could end the year at 5.5% as inflation runs at "comfortable levels," monetary policy committee says

BNDES cuts lending

Economy & Policy Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

Loan approvals fall 39% in the first half of the year as disbursements decline 9%

Mexico lightens load with new notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Finance ministry reduces debt payments for the next seven years after printing $3.56bn in cross-border bonds

Mexico could lower rates

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Loans

Economist expects Banxico to shave 50bp off the benchmark rate this year

Politics, trade tensions stifle M&A in Mexico

M&A Economy & Policy Regulation

Number of deals drops 30% in the first five months of the year, according to TTR

Talk of US rate cut boosts LatAm bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Corporate issuers that have stayed on the sidelines could set off a flurry of activity in the cross-border market, banker says

Panama expects jump in infra loans

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Project finance deals will return as the new government revives a dormant pipeline