Tag Archives: Uruguay

Argentina moves to promote private banking

Argentina wants to bring in regulations that will encourage Latin America’s private bankers to register to operate in the country. The country’s securities commission, the CNV, is proposing to create a new financial classification of ‘global investment adviser agent’ (agente … Continue reading

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Latin America: Niche players thrive in wealth management

The large investment and private banks have withdrawn from many small Latin American markets and in their wake there has been a proliferation of niche wealth management boutiques focused on the region’s high net worth individuals. In Uruguay’s capital Montevideo, … Continue reading

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Neighbours won’t infect Uruguay

Uruguay’s economy grew by 3.7% in the second quarter of 2014, versus the same period in 2013, according to figures released in September, and Mario Bergara, the economy and finance minister, has been reassuring international investors that there is no … Continue reading

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Uruguay and Argentina: South American neighbours on diverging paths

Uruguay’s recent upgrade to investment grade by Standard & Poor’s had been priced in by the market for more than a year according to Franco Uccelli, executive director of emerging markets research at JPMorgan: “The price of Uruguay’s bonds has … Continue reading

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