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    1. July 30, 2015

      Casino combines Latin American operations in €1.7bn deal

      French retailer Casino has sold its Latin American business to its Colombian supermarket chain Exito, in a €1.7bn deal....

    2. FT Alphaville

      July 29, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - The sad case of Bondcube, and why markets like having middlemen to tell them what the price...

    Special Reports

    1. Latin American Capital Markets

      Despite lower commodity prices, slower economies and higher rates, Latin American debt...
    2. Latin American Brands

      A $5.7tn economy and 600m people, 80% of whom live in cities, makes the region an attr...
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    1. July 28, 2015

      Free Lunch: Flat-pack sovereign debt restructuring

      From SDRM to CACs and Trills The FT's editorial page approvingly points out that Pope Francis has spoken in favour of...

    2. July 27, 2015

      Tate to display modern blockbusters

      Blockbuster exhibitions of Georgia O’Keeffe, Francis Bacon, Robert Rauschenberg and Paul Nash have been announced by...

    3. MBA blog

      July 20, 2015

      Internship in California

      It’s been two weeks since I arrived in the Palo Alto for my internship in venture capital and I am enamoured with the...

    4. July 19, 2015

      Argentine small businesses turning to bitcoin

      Soledad Rodríguez Pons admits she had no idea what bitcoin was when it was suggested to her two years ago that the...

    5. July 17, 2015

      Frontier markets with a positive story can reward the specialist

      As an adventurous type I’ve long been a fan of investing in frontier markets. Specialist fund managers such as Advance...

    6. July 9, 2015

      Greek woe brings powerful sense of déjà vu for Argentina

      On a cruise round the Mediterranean, Domingo Cavallo, Argentina’s economy minister in the run-up to the country’s...

    7. July 7, 2015

      Deutsche Bank moves to block subpoena

      Deutsche Bank has launched an attempt to strike down a subpoena served on it by holdouts involved in a bitter dispute...

    8. July 5, 2015

      Deutsche Bank in legal wrangle over Argentine bond issue

      Hedge funds are pursuing Deutsche Bank over its role in a bond issue by Argentina as the country’s smouldering dispute...

    9. July 1, 2015

      Brazil hails long-awaited EU trade breakthrough

      Mercosur and the EU appear set to exchange formal offers on tariffs by the end of the year, raising hopes that the...

    10. June 29, 2015

      Argentina: the persistence of populism

      Argentine assets have outperformed pretty much all year in the belief that October’s elections will replace the radical...

    11. June 23, 2015

      Debt default risk not just a Greece story

      Gripped by the prospect of default in Greece? You may be looking in the wrong direction. The southern European nation...

    12. June 23, 2015

      Buenos Aires market booms as Argentina’s economy stagnates

      While Buenos Aires sleeps, La Salada roars to life. By 3am, shoppers are chaotically barging their way through the...

    13. June 22, 2015

      Doubts hang over Cristina Fernández succession

      Investors have long awaited the moment when Cristina Fernández will vacate Argentina’s presidential palace in December....

    14. FT Alphaville

      June 18, 2015

      Sovereign default: how to do it in rhetorical style

      The governments change, the debts change. The rhetoric, on the other hand… In light of the Greek prime minister’s...

    15. June 17, 2015

      Cristina Fernández weighs in on Argentina election

      President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has dashed investor hopes of a radical change in Argentine economic policy...

    16. June 11, 2015

      Cameron in spat with Argentine minister over Falklands

      David Cameron and the Argentine foreign minister had a forthright exchange over the Falkland Islands at a dinner during...

    17. beyondbrics

      June 10, 2015

      A false war fades: the end of Brazil-Mexico rivalry?

      For much of the past two decades, Brazil and Mexico seemed at times to be on a collision course. Diplomats from Latin...

    18. June 9, 2015

      Latin Americans open more bank accounts but fail to use them

      For the development industry in recent years financial inclusion has been something of a holy grail. So from that...

    19. June 7, 2015

      Patagonian shale raises hopes and fears

      Dario Díaz will never forget the day two years ago when Argentina’s biggest company, YPF, and the US oil major Chevron...

    20. June 2, 2015

      Argentine bond rally anticipates Cristina’s departure

      The country has defaulted on its bonds, the economy is in a mess, inflation is rampant, the peso keeps depreciating…and...

    21. May 22, 2015

      Former airline chief Campiani released from Uruguay prison

      An Argentine businessman held in jail in Uruguay for 17 months without formal charges will be set free on bail, in a...

    22. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2015

      Greece can't do what EM couldn't do...

      To the dedicated follower of emerging markets it has been clear for some time that the Greek economy is no longer in a...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      May 15, 2015

      Boca Juniors climb the fence

      Boca Juniors fans cheer their team before a Copa Libertadores round of sixteen soccer match against River Plate in...

    24. May 11, 2015

      China tilts towards liberal Latin American economies

      China may be nominally communist but concerns over its financial exposure to socialist-leaning South American partners...

    25. May 8, 2015

      Latin America braces for higher US rates

      The days of Latin American economies basking in the glow of high commodity prices, cheap cash and rampant Chinese...

    26. May 5, 2015

      Latin America will be the hardest hit of emerging regions as the Fed tightens

      A striking feature of the latest updated forecasts from the International Monetary Fund was how sharply it cut growth...

    27. May 1, 2015

      US loss suppresses Chevron earnings

      Chevron on Friday became the latest big oil producer to unveil sharp falls in first-quarter net income as a result of...

    28. FT Alphaville

      April 30, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Unsolicited advise for Deutsche Bank from Dan Davies. - Krugman long read: The austerity...

    29. April 29, 2015

      Are emerging market stocks cheap?

      Are emerging market (EM) stocks cheap by historical standards? The valuation gap between developed market (DM) and EM...

    30. April 29, 2015

      Conquistadors lose sense of adventure

      Remember Spain’s modern-day conquistadors? In the years before the great recession, that was the name bestowed on a...

    31. April 27, 2015

      China seeks united front in reactor export push

      China’s domestic nuclear rivalries are spilling overseas as state-owned rivals jostle to promote their reactor designs...

    32. April 26, 2015

      Russia is looking for allies, not deals, in Latin America

      Argentine President Cristina Fernández’s jokes were lost in translation when she sought to win over a group of bemused...

    33. FT Alphaville

      April 23, 2015

      The great Bonar caper

      Are you an EM fund manager? Do you live in London or New York? Were you by any chance offered some of the $1.4bn of...

    34. April 22, 2015

      Argentina casts a wide net for cash

      Argentina’s thirst for dollars has been temporarily quenched by a $1.4bn bond sale but a state visit to Russia this...

    35. April 22, 2015

      The king of soya focuses on a high-tech vision of farming

      Argentina’s “king of soya” wears his crown reluctantly. Gustavo Grobocopatel winces at the mention of his nickname,...

    36. beyondbrics

      April 21, 2015

      Brazil's reality show

      I have just returned from abroad. It felt like déjà vu from a distant past. Explaining Brazil has become complex again....

    37. April 17, 2015

      Argentina launches legal action against UK oil groups in the Falklands

      Argentina has launched a lawsuit against British companies exploring for oil and gas in disputed waters around the...

    38. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2015

      Argentina likely to return to capital markets

      Whatever the result of Argentina’s presidential election later this year, the country will be in a different place a...

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