Monthly Archives: November 2013

Politics and oil don’t mix for Petrobras

Petrobras’ board – headed by Finance Minister Guido Mantega – is due to meet tomorrow (Friday 29 November) to discuss the company’s proposal to introduce a pricing formula that will allow the company to adjust the price it charges for … Continue reading

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Colombia prepares ambitious toll-road PPPs

Colombia’s Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura (ANI) started the formal bidding process for the first in a programme of 40 toll-road public-private partnerships on October 21. However, with just five months before ANI expects to begin awarding concession contracts for the … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires eyes international return

The Province of Buenos Aires is actively monitoring the market and discussing a potential return to the international capital markets. Sources of the Government of the Province of Buenos Aires say that they expect that the province’s improving fiscal position … Continue reading

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Bovespa assimilates with the world’s leading indices

Earlier this year, a working party commissioned by the BMF&Bovespa to look into its increasingly antiquated volatility-driven methodology of the Ibovepsa made its unanimously-approved set of recommendations to Brazil’s stock exchange. According to one member of the working group (which … Continue reading

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Searching for certainties in an optimistic Argentina

On visiting Buenos Aires to research a Euromoney article about Argentina’s financial system, capital markets activity and macro-economic environment, two things soon become clear. The first is that while people are happy – keen even – to take meetings, nearly … Continue reading

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