Politics

Argentina dips into reserves to pay debt

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Federal government raises $1.3 bln for bond payments by selling 10-year treasury bills to the central bank

JBS, BNDES end shareholders agreement

Equity Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Brazilian development bank could sell half its stake in the local meat company by the end of January

Rating agencies split on Argentine strategy

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Fitch upgrades the sovereign issuer to CC, while S&P says the country has gone into default

Chile outlines fundraising plans for 2020

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Finance Ministry says it could issue up to $8.7 bln in bonds next year, including $3.3 bln in foreign currencies

Argentina plans first debt issue under new government

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer will sell peso-denominated treasury notes, probably to investors who have already agreed to buy them, analyst says

S&P casts negative outlook on Bolivia

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency says it could downgrade the Andean country within 18 months if poor economic growth prospects persist

Buenos Aires province faces tough debt talks

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Gov. Kicillof is seen as a hard-line negotiator, but the federal government could step in to help Argentina's most indebted province

Bondholders hire advisers for talks with Buenos Aires province

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Mens Sana and BroadSpan will represent a group of institutional investors as the province heads towards a possible default next year

Argentina's new government seeks way out of 'virtual default'

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy minister says the government will hold "constructive" talks with bondholders and the IMF to restructure sovereign debt

Fernández pledges to restore economic growth to pay Argentina's debt

Economy & Policy Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

New president says in his first address to Congress that boosting exports will bring in dollars to resume making debt payments

Mexico signs trade deal with US and Canada

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

AMLO says he has the votes to get the revised USMCA through the Senate

Argentina bonds rise on expectations of friendly debt restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Incoming Economy Minister Guzmán is seen as less ideological than other candidates could have been

Fernández taps academic to run Argentina's economy ministry

Economy & Policy Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Martín Guzmán faces challenges to restructure the national debt and revive the economy

Uruguay's next government faces large deficits, low growth, Fitch says

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

President-elect Luis Lacalle Pou must take "decisive" action to stabilize the country's debt burden, rating agency says

Steel tariffs hurt US industry, Brazilian association says

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

Brazil Steel Institute points out that US mills rely on semi-finished products from South America to keep running