Political risk haunts LatAm credit

Political risk haunts LatAm credit

Argentina Brazil Colombia Venezuela Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Political risk across Latin America could pose major challenges to the region’s issuers due to impacts on economic growth, policy reforms and financing conditions, a report from Moody’s showed. Countries with high or medium levels of susceptibility to political event risk are Venezuela and Argentina, the rating agency said. Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Chile are comparatively more moderate. “Heightened political risk raises investors’ concerns about negative policy outcomes affecting

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