August 30, 2017 |
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
Region’s issuers potentially threatened by unfavorable policy reforms, financing conditions and weaker economic growth, Moody’s says