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    1. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      Mexico downgrades 2016 growth forecast, again

      A litany of positive economic signals couldn’t prevent what has seemingly become a quarterly tradition in Mexico:...

    2. August 21, 2016

      Eduardo Costantini — making a fortune during economic chaos

      It was 40 years ago, as Argentina was plunging into one of Latin America’s bloodiest dictatorships, that Eduardo...

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    1. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      After Mongolia...the five biggest rate hikes in recent history

      Mongolia’s central bank raised interest rates by an impressive 4.5 percentage points earlier this week to its highest...

    2. August 18, 2016

      Court overturns Argentine gas price rises

      Argentine president Mauricio Macri’s plans to reboot the economy suffered its first big blow on Thursday when the...

    3. Fast FT

      August 18, 2016

      Argentina Supreme Court deals blow to Macri reform

      Argentine president Mauricio Macri’s plans to reboot the economy suffered its first major blow on Thursday when the...

    4. August 17, 2016

      Macri reform push descends into court battle

      Argentine President Mauricio Macri has appealed to sports fans from both his own nation and neighbouring Brazil to stop...

    5. August 17, 2016

      Bolivia makes first shipment of lithium to China

      Bolivia has made progress in its aim to become the world’s biggest exporter of lithium with its first shipment of the...

    6. Fast FT

      August 10, 2016

      Brazil could run out of corn by 2017

      Brazil could run out of corn by 2017, the Brasilia bureau of the US Department of Agriculture has warned. The Latin...

    7. FT Alphaville

      August 9, 2016

      Cryonics coming to a sovereign debt restructuring near you soon?

      The decade-long legal war between Argentina and a bunch of US hedge funds led by Elliott Management ended in a...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      August 4, 2016

      Arriving in port

      Argentinian Navy’s training ship arrives in Spanish Navy port in Ferrol, A Coruna northwestern Spain. The ship is on...

    9. August 3, 2016

      US to retake centre stage in world grain markets

      After several years of being overshadowed by rising grain exporting rivals, the US is set for a comeback. The country’s...

    10. August 2, 2016

      Gramercy reaps Argentina bond windfall

      Gramercy, a US hedge fund, has handed investors in its two-year Argentina-focused vehicle about $750m, a gain of 20 per...

    11. July 31, 2016

      AccorHotels aims high in Brazil expansion

      AccorHotels plans to increase the number of hotels it runs in Brazil by two-thirds within four years, in one of the...

    12. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      AB InBev sales dented in Q2 earnings

      Earnings at Anheuser-Busch InBev missed estimates in the second quarter as sales volumes in South America declined....

    13. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Bunge paints mixed picture despite Q2 profit jump

      Bunge offered a bumpy picture for the rest of 2016 as the international agricultural trader delivered a strong rise in...

    14. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Coke cuts growth forecast as China sales slow

      Coca-Cola cut its revenue forecast for the full year after a mixed second quarter, which was hurt by the slowdown in...

    15. July 19, 2016

      Bad weather drives Wilmar International losses

      Tough times in the agribusiness sector continue, with Wilmar International, the leading palm oil trader, warning that...

    16. July 10, 2016

      Realism drives Macri’s foreign policy rethink

      A Chinese satellite tracking station being built in the south of Argentina that critics fear could serve as cover for a...

    17. July 5, 2016

      Latin American co-operation scales new heights

      When Hugo Chávez, the late Venezuelan leader, shot down attempts a decade ago by President George W Bush to promote...

    18. June 27, 2016

      Brexit uncertainty weighs on global groups with UK assets

      As dealing rooms around the world opened for business on Monday morning, traders were forced to react to a weekend of...

    19. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      Argentina reaches $95m debt deal with Greylock

      The number of Argentina’s holdout creditors continues to dwindle. The Republic of Argentina signed an agreement with...

    20. June 22, 2016

      Latin America: Under new management

      Gabriela Michetti, who is confined to a wheelchair after a car accident two decades ago, does not easily succumb to...

    21. June 16, 2016

      Argentina counts on credible statistics

      When Argentina’s new centre-right government took office in December, many newly appointed officials were left...

    22. June 15, 2016

      Argentina calls an end to its ‘statistical emergency’

      Argentina’s revamped statistics agency has released its first inflation figures since President Mauricio Macri declared...

    23. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Argentina inflation rises 4% in May from April

      Argentina’s revamped INDEC statistics agency said that prices rose by 4.2 per cent in May from the month prior as it...

    24. June 15, 2016

      Former Kirchner official held after trying to bury cash

      The leftist political movement led by Argentina’s ex-president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, sunk deeper into...

    25. June 15, 2016

      The US-Venezuela talks will help unblock a political impasse

      John Kerry’s move on Tuesday to open high-level talks with Caracas is a potentially smart play. At the margin, the US...

    26. FT Alphaville

      June 14, 2016

      Guest post: Iceland’s selective default?

      This guest post is by Arturo Porzecanski, a professor of international economic relations at American University...

    27. June 10, 2016

      Pedro Pablo Kuczynski seeks consensus in divided Peru

      Just hours after beating Keiko Fujimori to win Peru’s most closely fought presidential contest in more than 50 years,...

    28. June 9, 2016

      Dutiful Venezuela gives unexpected boost to bond investors

      Violent food riots, record inflation, a two-day working week and rolling power blackouts lasting for hours at a time:...

    29. June 9, 2016

      Argentina turns to renewable energy

      Argentina’s new government is looking to the icy winds that make the vast plains of Patagonia inhospitable to entice...

    30. June 8, 2016

      The UN secretary-general has the most impossible job in the world

      It is not as momentous as the contest for the US presidency and it doesn’t have a Donald Trump in the mix. But it is as...

    31. June 7, 2016

      Sovereign debt: Curing defaults

      At 8:13am in New York on April 22, about $2.4bn ticked into the bank account of Elliott Management, a fearsome hedge...

    32. June 7, 2016

      Brazil’s rock impresario Roberto Medina is happy to call the tunes

      When Roberto Medina began dreaming of mounting a global rock concert in Rio de Janeiro in the mid-1980s, he could...

    33. June 6, 2016

      Meat sector’s appetite sparks scramble for soya meal

      The market for soya meal is flashing signs of tight supply, helping propel commodities markets higher and boosting...

    34. June 5, 2016

      Macri eyes $400bn foreign cash stash

      For Mauricio Macri, there may be a silver lining to the Panama Papers scandal that has dogged Argentina’s new president...

    35. June 3, 2016

      Spain’s big banks show their commitment to Latin America

      Spanish banks have cause to remember with gratitude how, during the choppy years of Europe’s financial crisis, it was...

    36. May 27, 2016

      Argentina set to tumble 22 places on global wealth list

      Commiserations Argentines. You are now poorer than the Chinese, Bulgarians, Azerbaijanis, Belarusians, Turkmen,...

    37. May 26, 2016

      ‘Hot money’ flows into Argentine peso spook President Macri

      Flows of “hot money” into Argentina are worrying policymakers in a clear sign of the dramatic turnround in sentiment...

    38. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      China soybean import prices rise to 17-month high

      It’s a good time to sell soybeans to China. Or at least a better one. Spot prices for imported soybeans in the Chinese...

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