Economy & Policy

Market measures Duque victory in Colombia

Economy & Policy Colombia

Alberto Carrasquilla is expected to get his old job back as finance minister

Brazil schedules sale of Eletrobras distribution units

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

BNDES issues the tender documents for the six companies and programs the auction for July 26

Cabinet shakeup in Argentina raises concerns about cenbank independence

Economy & Policy Argentina

IMF will only approve disbursements of a three-year, $50bn loan after a review on Wednesday

Central bank to weigh in on Itaú acquisition of XP

Economy & Policy M&A Funds

Brazil's monetary authority could limit the bank to a minority stake in the financial services firm, according to press reports

LF Andean: LatAm targets benefits from drawn-out NAFTA talks

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Peru

Renegotiation across the trade bloc should be viewed as an opportunity for upgrade, Peru's deputy trade minister says

Argentina holds rates

Economy & Policy Regulation Argentina

Central bank keeps interest at 40%, reiterates hawkish guidance until inflation drops

LatAm eyes "natural progression" on trade amid NAFTA talks

Economy & Policy Peru

Regional economies chart myriad of benefits from a renegotiated agreement, while intra-regional flow needs to increase

Argentina on track to hold rates

Economy & Policy Regulation Argentina

Central bank tackles challenging inflation and FX environments, analysts expect a hawkish bias

The Andes come in to focus

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Infrastructure, capital markets strategies and political risk to dominate discussions at LatinFinance's 12th Andean Finance and Investment Forum in Lima, Peru

Peru sets table for growth, cenbank governor says

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Regulation

Inflation is low and private investments are growing, says central bank head Julio Velarde

IMF loan curbs Argentine bond sales

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina

Argentina agrees to speed up spending cuts and set more realistic inflation targets to secure $50bn in financing

Parting Shot: Ilan Goldfajn

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil needs to stick to reforms if it wants to maintain low inflation and low interest rates, says the head of the central bank, Ilan Goldfajn

Local-currency bonds fail to keep up the momentum

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Global local currency bonds were a popular fundraising option in 2017, but new issues have slowed down this year as investors look to avoid exchange rate risk amid market...

Brazil's pension funds try to correct past mistakes

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Pension funds in Brazil are reeling from corruption scandals that caused billions of reais in losses. Now they are implementing stricter rules for picking investments, bu...

Brazil's insurers revise investment strategies

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Brazilian insurers have found the recipe for investing simple: Buy high-yield, low-risk government bonds. But as interest rates drop, they are venturing into new territor...