Money wanes for EM-focused private funds

Sector on track to raise least money since 2009 despite bounce

Venezuela’s problems cannot be ignored

Its multiple crises are increasingly becoming international issues

Macri reform push descends into court fight

Kirchner-era judges have resisted attempt to stabilise public finances

Olympic flame’s rocky road to Rio

Odyssey across Brazil highlights challenges facing first emerging market democracy to host the Games

Container ship values are slumping.
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Latam forex weakness yet to boost exports

Benefits of currency depreciations remain muted as global trade volumes fall for third month

Help decile of discontent help themselves

Aim policy at improving some skills and leave the rest to robots, writes Diane Coyle

Olympics will not save Brazilian workers

The worst recession in a century is set to shift labour relations, writes Joe Leahy

Venezuelans cross border in hunt for food

Mass shortages prompt thousands to enter Colombia to shop 

EU trade deal bows to parliaments’ power

Brussels cedes ratification of pact with Canada to member states

EM liquidity hits 5-year high

Foreign inflows and Chinese monetary loosening expected to withstand Brexit impact

Latin American links scale new heights

Gathering of leaders marks decisive shift back towards economic orthodoxy

Mexico raises rates to shore up peso

Currency has taken hammering since Britain voted to leave EU

‘Three amigos’ reinforce N America vision

Heads of US, Mexico and Canada eye greater trade co-operation

Latin America: Under new management

Region rejects populism even as the US and Europe flirt with it

Oi bankruptcy spotlights Brazil’s debt woes

Telecoms group’s shares suspended after move to freeze payments

Ex-Kirchner official held over cash bags

Former planning aide accused of trying to bury $9m in convent

Argentina turns to renewable energy

Macri hopes to attract $20bn in investments

Brazil woes provide export silver lining

Rise in container traffic fuelled by currency weakness

Sovereign debt: Curing defaults

Efforts have been made to tighten the restructuring process

Mexico grabs top spot for Latam private equity

Reforms allow the country to overhaul fading Brazil

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