Politics

Petrobras shares slump on political interference worries

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Analysts warn of "interventionism" in the state-run oil company as the CEO is ousted after just 40 days on the job

Congress approves early pension withdrawal in Peru

Economy & Policy Funds Capital Markets

Lawmakers pass a bill that allows contributors limited access to their savings, despite objections from economic policy makers

Argentina mulls $10 bln LNG project

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Argentina

Target is to start exporting liquefied natural gas from Vaca Muerta in 2026 as global demand rises

AMLO moves to nationalize lithium

Economy & Policy Mexico Energy

Mexican president says the government is forming a company to manage the industry as the price of lithium has increased tenfold over two years

Investors welcome next Petrobras CEO

Equity People Energy

Shares in Brazil's state-owned oil company rise after Adriano Pires is named to replace Joaquim Silva e Luna on April 13

Aura Minerals seeks clarification on mining ban in Honduras

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Brazil

Brazil-listed miner keeps the San Andrés gold mine open in spite of a recent ban on open-pit mining

Guedes defends record, hails strong investment cycle

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy IPO

Brazilian economy minister heralds pro-market policies for attracting $164 mln in committed investments for the next decade

AMLO picks new central bank governor

Economy & Policy Mexico Capital Markets

Mexican president names Victoria Rodríguez as the first woman to lead Banxico

Simpar expects to fend off market volatility

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Debt

Brazilian holding company has enough cash on hand to get through 2022 "regardless of the economic scenario," CFO says

Eurasia sees Correios privatization in sight

Economy & Policy Brazil Capital Markets

Consulting firm expects Brazil's Senate to approve the sale of the national postal service before the presidential election in October next year

Fitch says Brazil can weather the storm

Economy & Policy Brazil Capital Markets

Latin America's largest economy is vulnerable to shocks but can preserve stability if it sticks to fiscal discipline, says the co-head of Latin American sovereign ratings

Argentine bonds rally on expected decline in default concerns

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Left-leaning Peronists lose in the all-party primaries, fueling hopes that the country can return to borrowing abroad

Bond buyers shrug off Brazil's political woes

Bonds Brazil Capital Markets

Sovereign bond prices hold steady in the secondary market as President Bolsonaro steps up attacks on Supreme Court

Outlook grows murky for reforms in Brazil

Economy & Policy Brazil Politics

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes tries to inject some optimism, but his credibility is low, investors and analysts say

Itaú economist downplays expected infrastructure boom

Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance Ports

Mário Mesquita sees greenfield investments petering out as Brazil moves towards presidential elections next year