Frail economy dents Brazil’s car industry

Hundreds of workers laid off as economy falters

Brazil’s economy slips into recession

GDP contraction deals blow to Rousseff’s re-election bid

New framework for sovereign defaults

Effort to prevent re-run of Argentine and Greek wrangles

Argentina attacks BNY over debt payments

Trustee refuses to transfer bond payments after ruling

Peña Nieto fails to dispel Mexican gloom

Reforms win overseas plaudits but not at home

Companies fear radical turn in Argentina

Default seen as part of a broader shift by Fernández

Argentina: a Lilliputian market

Companies will benefit from ending isolation

Brazil injects extra $4.5bn into economy

New measure aims to boost banking system

Argentine bonds fall on debt swap plan

Proposal makes early resolution of ‘holdouts’ saga less likely

Americans cling to dream of equality

Income study shows Europeans pessimistic about poverty levels

Russia threat to go beyond food blacklist

Western aerospace, shipbuilding and cars could be targeted

Argentina default triggers swaps payout

‘Credit event’ enables CDS investors to seek payment

Judge Griesa weighs Argentina’s fate

Long career is marked by willingness to tackle powerful interests

Argentina furious over second default

Government denies it is in breach of obligations, markets are sanguine

Q&A: Argentina on the brink of default

Economy minister flies to New York raising hopes of a deal

Mexico eyes Pemex pension liabilities

Move would raise public debt at a time of slow economic growth

Argentina braced for fresh debt default

Deepening recession, rising inflation and capital flight expected

Brazil injects $20bn into banking sector

Stimulus designed to boost credit in flagging economy

Emerging market bond sales hit record high

Issuance jumps 54% year on year to $69.47bn

Argentina nears cliff in risky debt game

Markets assume common sense will prevail in debt saga