Economy & Policy

IFC launches TechEmerge in Brazil

Brazil Economy & Policy

Multilateral unveils startup initiative to scale up the country's healthcare providers

Chile holds rates

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Chile

Central bank leaves monetary policy at 2.5%, but policymakers seemingly cool off on further easing

BNDES files record-low lending levels

Debt Economy & Policy Loans

Brazilian national development bank's disbursements shrink 20% year-on-year to $22bn

Colombia lowers benchmark rate

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Colombia

Central bank reduces interest by 25bp, suggests the end of the country's easing cycle

Mexico submits details on latest E&P auction

Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy Mexico

Energy ministry SENER outlines early plans for 37 conventional onshore blocks and non-associated oil and gas

Sovereign Issuer of the Year - Argentina

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentina diversified its investor base and pushed the boundaries with a surprising 100-year bond

Sovereign Bond of the Year - Peru

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

In an effort to reduce dollar debt, Peru explored the Euroclear market and international investors lined up

Sovereign Liability Management Deal of the Year & Local Currency Bond of the Year - Uruguay

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

The country’s first nominal fixed-rate global bond in local currency paved the way for Uruguay to fund itself entirely in pesos in 2017

Mexico roundtable: Gearing up

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

With presidential elections on the horizon and the future of NAFTA uncertain, Mexico’s economy faces potential headwinds at the start of 2018. LatinFinance convened a gro...

Markets applaud Chile's election results

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

After a decisive election victory, Sebastián Piñera has promised to unlock an investment logjam and revitalize Chile’s sluggish economy. Once again, he has the global eco...

Bondholders brace for Venezuelan default

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Venezuela is edging closer to default on its foreign debt as vulture funds snap up the country’s bonds and push an acceleration clause for missed coupon payments

MUFG gears up for Latin America expansion

Bonds Asset Management Debt

John Koike, the regional head for Latin America at MUFG, discusses the Japanese bank's plans for the region in a one-on-one interview

LatAm, Caribbean credit remains stable, Moody's

Economy & Policy

Conditions are improving but rising debt and election year uncertainties cause some doubts, rating agency says

El Salvador budget approval lowers near-term risks, Fitch Ratings

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy El Salvador

Central American sovereign issuer gets green light for up to $300m in external debt issuance

Mexico reopens LatAm bond market with dual-tranche offering

Capital Markets Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sovereign issues $2bn in fresh 2028 debt, adds $600m in 2048 securities