Argentina to plunge in global wealth list

The Avenida 9 de Julio and its obelisk, a symbol of Buenos Aires
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Revision of figures from Fernández administration suggests 40% chasm in GDP per head

Brazil: a lack of Temer-ity

New government shows few signs of implementing bold solutions

Venezuela sells gold reserves to repay debt

State’s stock of precious metal at record low

Trade pacts: Latin America’s faultline

Despite talk of ‘convergence with diversity’, Pacific Alliance and Mercosur take different paths

Brazil warned of budget ‘time bomb’

Former central bank governor says spending is set to explode

Obama takes on Trump over US trade deals

President levels his sights on threats to Pacific Rim agreement

Mexico set for recession, forecaster says

Sales managers’ index shows four straight months of contraction

Brazil taps Ilan Goldfajn as bank chief

Interim government is recruiting big names to restore confidence

Bolivia bucks the commodities downturn

A diversified economy, solid fundamentals and now lithium promise a bright future

Stakes high for Brazil’s money man

New finance tsar leads team trying to restore economic credibility

Colombia turns to ‘intelligent austerity’

President Santos says oil’s decline is ‘a blessing in disguise’

EM millennials out-earn their elders

Young adults a favoured generation, unlike their peers in the west

Brazil speaker annuls impeachment vote

Real falls as expected removal of President Dilma Rousseff hits obstacle

Brazil court suspends key Dilma foe

Eduardo Cunha is architect of impeachment drive against Rousseff

Fannie Mae profits fall by half

Interest groups say results show need for housing-finance reform

Asians save, but Latin Americans spend

Welfare provision can influence saving habits

Down Under data light up cigarettes debate

Measure meets health objectives and deters young from taking up smoking, says review

Brazil’s turmoil conceals economic flickers

Glimmers of economic hope may come too late for Dilma Rousseff

Fears Venezuelan imports heading for 60% slide

Government spending tumbles fast as crisis grows

IMF says Brazil resilience bodes well

Country attracts foreign direct investment despite crises


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