Monthly Archives: March 2016

Trigger-twitchy investors risk being hurt in Brazil

Last night the political chaos in Brazil hit new levels when Federal Judge Sergio Moro released wiretap recordings between current President Dilma Rousseff and ex-President Lula. Some of the recordings were from earlier that same day, and appeared to be … Continue reading

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Investors seek solace in resilience of corporate credit

In early January 2016 the Institute of International Finance released data that showed unprecedented capital outflows from emerging markets. The headline figure – a dizzying $735 billion in 2015, following $111 billion in 2014 – flashed across the world and … Continue reading

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Citi pulls out of more LatAm markets

Citi has confirmed it is to exit retail banking in Brazil, Colombia and Argentina in a further round of retrenchment from the region – with these latest three joining six other regional businesses sold in the past two years. The … Continue reading

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Argentina nears market return

As Argentina settles with holdouts and prepares to pass the necessary legislation in Congress, the minds of investors and bankers are now focusing on Argentina’s capacity to re-enter the markets when, not if, the saga is finally put to rest. “There hasn’t … Continue reading

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