Tag Archives: Stuart Culverhouse

Mexico to bear the brunt of Trump

The news of Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US election has focused investors’ attention on the implications for Mexico. However, there many other regional implications – particularly for the economies of central America – that will play out over … Continue reading

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Venezuela nears default

The collapse in the oil price has dramatically increased the chances of a Venezuelan sovereign default in 2016. The financial position of the oil exporter has been precarious for years, say analysts, but the sub-$30 price-per-barrel of oil will raise … 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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