Economy & Policy

LatinFinance hosts 2018 Capital Markets Roundtable

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

In our 2018 Latin America Capital Markets Roundtable, some of Latin America’s most impressive issuers discussed their strategies for the year.

Finance Ministry Scorecard 2018

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Special Reports

In LatinFinance’s annual survey of finance ministries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico edges out other countries by keeping a lid on inflation and strengthening...

Chile looks to lift investments

Economy & Policy Features Chile

Rising copper prices and the arrival of a new pro-business administration are lifting hopes of a sharp recovery in investment in Chile. By Tom Azzopardi

Mexican advisors discuss economic policy before elections

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Interviews

As Mexico’s presidential race heats up, economic advisors for the three leading candidates discuss their campaign’s economic visions during LatinFinance’s 13th Cumbre Fin...

Argentina courts infra investors

Bonds Debt Economy & Policy

Argentina wants to attract international investors with a massive PPP program. Developers and banks say they are interested, but the jury is still out whether the country...

Caribbean economies get their books in order

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

With commodity prices stabilizing and tourism numbers expected to increase, prospects for growth in the Caribbean are rising, but concerns about the fiscal side linger on...

LatAm easing policy nears turning point

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Region's central banks move toward tightening policies, economics consultancy says

Moody's downgrades Suriname

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Rating agency cuts South American nation to B2 from B1 due to eroding fiscal metrics

AMLO advisor firms support for reforms

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Energy

Abel Hibert assures there will be "no drastic changes" to Mexico's energy regulation, echoes support for airport project

Investors brace for election, NAFTA renegotiation

Capital Markets Bonds Asset Management

The buyside monitors how the Mexican presidential vote and discussions over the trade agreement will interact in the coming months

Argentina holds rates

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Argentina

Central bank pauses easing cycle at 27.75% after rising inflation expectations

Fitch downgrades QGOG

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Brazilian oil and gas driller cut to CCC from B because of heightened re-contracting risk

Peru leaves rates on hold

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Peru

Central bank keeps monetary policy at 3% but leaves door open for further easing

Banxico hikes rates

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

Mexico's central bank lifts monetary policy by 25bp to 7.5%

Brazil lowers rates

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Central bank cuts benchmark by 25bp to 6.75%