Politics

OECD calls for billions in funding to fight COVID-19 in LatAm  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Politics

Health, education, infrastructure and tax deficits are undermining the region's response to the pandemic, secretary-general says

Argentina says debt restructuring talks 'positive'  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy minister calls for creditors to submit counteroffers by May 22, raising expectations that a standby agreement can be reached

Buenos Aires province misses deadline for bond payment

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Province continues with restructuring talks, but risks triggering an acceleration clause on its dollar bonds

Bondholders urge Buenos Aires province to conduct 'meaningful' talks

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Province responds by asking creditors for a "plausible" counteroffer

Chile tries to stabilize local financial markets  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Central Bank says it will use an IMF credit line to underpin the banking sector during the coronavirus pandemic

Buenos Aires province seeks $500 mln for coronavirus response  

Coronavirus Bonds Loans

Argentina's largest province submits bill to raise funds from multilateral lenders and sell peso-denominated bonds

Argentina puts off restructuring deadline  

Bonds Asset Management Debt

Federal government says it is open to hearing alternatives as it delays the due date by two weeks

Fitch cuts Costa Rica to B rating  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American country faces "uncertain prospects" for economic growth and borrowing costs after the outbreak, rating agency says

Buenos Aires province hints at extending bond talks  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Gov. Kicillof is seen as taking a more moderate approach with bondholders, but success depends on the federal government's restructuring

Buenos Aires province restructuring offer gets thumbs down – again

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Bondholders' rejection could push Argentina's biggest province to default as soon as May 11

Bondholders snub Buenos Aires restructuring offer

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Creditors call on the province to abandon its "unilateral stance" in restructuring proposal

Bondholders expected to reject offer from Buenos Aires province

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Argentina's largest province throws in a sweetener with interest-only bonds in a $7.15 bln restructuring proposal

Argentina opens bond swap

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Federal government asks bondholders to exchange $65 bln in outstanding notes by May 8 in its restructuring offer

Buenos Aires province schedules restructuring announcement

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Argentina's largest province is likely to ask for a long grace period and discounts on $7.15 bln in debt

Argentina's restructuring offer could push it to default  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Analysts say bondholders may reject the proposal, but add there is still leeway for negotiations