Monthly Archives: January 2014

Brazil tries to shrug off a poor run in equities

The last couple of equity deals of 2013 from Brazil failed to change the bearish sentiment that has dogged the market for fresh equity for more than a year. Investment bankers will be hoping for an improvement in investors’ appetite for Brazilian … Continue reading

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Bolivian banks face profitability squeeze

The Bolivian banking sector is braced for a more regulated and less profitable operating environment when the government publishes the details of its financial services law. The law, which was promulgated on August 21 2013, contains 540 articles that – … Continue reading

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Land rush on Brazil’s frontier

First, for those international investors interested in Brazilian agribusiness, the good news: the country’s poor infrastructure is crippling the competitiveness of Brazil’s farms. With little or no onsite storage, farmers are forced to ship harvests straight to port – becoming … Continue reading

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