Economy & Policy

Peru holds rates

Peru Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central bank leaves its benchmark interest level unchanged, but signals that further easing is on the way

Mexico holds rates

Mexico Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central bank's monetary policy committee votes unanimously to leave the benchmark unchanged at 7%

LatAm corporates' credit quality on the up

Argentina Brazil Chile

Companies are supported by more stable economies, increased commodity prices and deleveraging initiatives

Colombia slashes interest rates

Colombia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central bank reduces the benchmark by 25bp to 5.5% in a bid to stimulate economic growth

Brazil shaves rates to single digits

Brazil Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central bank drops the Selic below 10% for the first time since 2013

Argentina holds rates

Argentina Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central bank keeps the benchmark at 26.25% and says it will maintain a "clear anti-inflationary bias"

Chilean bank names chief economist

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile

Claudio Soto will lead Santander Chile's macroeconomics and financial markets research team

Analysts predict repeated rate cuts in Brazil

Brazil Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Goldman Sachs and BNP Paribas see the Selic falling below 10% for the first time in four years

Chile holds benchmark rate

Chile Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central bank keeps interest levels unchanged at 2.5%

Peru lowers rates

Peru Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central bank cuts benchmark interest rate by 25bp to 3.75%, widely in line with analysts’ predictions

Fiscal deficits, lower growth threaten Colombia

Colombia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sovereign issuer’s creditworthiness could be pressured despite efforts to gradually reduce government debt, Fitch says

Corruption allegations threaten Brazil's equity bounce

Brazil Equity Economy & Policy

While Brazil's equity market gathers steam, another political setback threatens to plug up the deal pipeline

Argentina holds rates again

Argentina Economy & Policy

Central bank holds rates at 26.25% seeking more clarity on disinflation trend

Bolivia picks replacement economy minister

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bolivia

Mario Guillen fills in for Luis Arce, who requested a leave of absence for health reasons

Former Brazil FinMin gets prison time

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian court hands Antonio Palocci a 12-year sentence on corruption and money laundering charges