Monthly Archives: April 2015

Spotting the bottom for the Brazilian real

The continued slide of the Brazilian real below most investment banks’ assessment of its fair valuation against the dollar is leading to increased speculation among international investors about an entry point into the currency, the carry trade and asset purchases … Continue reading

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Ecuador’s double-digit poser

Panama and Ecuador tapped the international markets in March ahead of an expected rise in US interest rates. However, while Panama’s timing appears shrewd, locking-in a 10 year deal that yielded 3.889%, Ecuador’s expensive, short-dated transaction raised questions about its … Continue reading

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