Monthly Archives: May 2014

Rousseff faces water torture

A lack of rain to fill the dams that power Brazil is becoming a potential crisis. But as experts call for action to protect dwindling reservoirs the government refuses to act, and running the hydrology risk is becoming increasingly dangerous … Continue reading

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Costa Rica surprises with its 30 year bond

The febrile nature of the international bond markets was clearly demonstrated in early April when Costa Rica’s $1 billion, 30-year bond had investors flocking to submit orders. Less than a week before the transaction closed, the country’s vice-minister of finance … Continue reading

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Latam banks set to get the hybrid habit

Banks around the world have been issuing new Basle III-compliant tier 1 and 2 capital instruments, and a growing investor base has developed alongside this fast-growing asset class. Latin American banks, however, have largely remained interested observers. To date, the … Continue reading

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