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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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,...

    9. 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:...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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,...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. Larry Summers blog

      May 24, 2016

      How should we respond to the next recession?

      How should we respond to the next recession? That was the topic of an event hosted by the Brooking’s Hamilton Project...

    21. May 24, 2016

      Trade pacts: Latin America’s new faultline

      Five centuries after Pope Alexander VI ruled on how Spain and Portugal should divide up the New World, a new split is...

    22. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Grupo Supervielle shares rise in NY debut

      Shares of Argentina’s Grupo Supervielle, the holding company for Banco Supervielle, jumped as much as 6 per cent in...

    23. May 19, 2016

      Anti-corruption tide reaches Argentina

      Across Latin America, powerful political figures are falling foul of a renewed zeal for attacking corruption....

    24. May 17, 2016

      Argentina says Falklands no longer main issue in UK relationship

      The Falkland Islands are no longer the dominant issue in Argentina’s relationship with the UK and should not divert...

    25. May 13, 2016

      Riding high in northern Argentina

      I’m a teetotal vegetarian when I arrive in Argentina. A week later — well, let’s just say I’m less so. In fact, I take...

    26. May 13, 2016

      A billion prices can’t be wrong

      In the dying days of 2015 came news to set any geek’s pulse racing: the declaration of a “statistical emergency” by...

    27. May 12, 2016

      Argentina rekindles its relationship with Wall Street

      When Argentina splashed back into the international capital markets last month with the largest emerging market bond...

    28. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Brevan Howard closes Argentina fund

      Brevan Howard is shutting its Argentina-focused fund and returning money to investors after returning about 18 per cent...

    29. May 6, 2016

      EM tourists go back to bricks and mortar

      “Just browsing” is the mantra for increasing numbers of holidaymakers from Latin America and China who are willing to...

    30. Fast FT

      May 5, 2016

      RSA weathers volatile markets

      Insurer RSA said that first quarter profits were ahead of its expectations despite volatile financial markets. The...

    31. May 4, 2016

      Forget Miami: Latam tourists head to Iguazu Falls

      There is a silver lining to the heavy economic thunderclouds hanging over much of Latin America. Holidaymakers are...

    32. May 4, 2016

      Argentina’s economic rise fuels rivalry with Brazil

      After pulling off a $16.5bn bond issue, the largest ever by an emerging markets nation, Argentina is the new favourite...

    33. May 4, 2016

      Petrobras sells more than $1.3bn in assets

      Petrobras, the state-controlled oil company at the centre of Brazil’s vast corruption scandal, has sold more than...

    34. May 3, 2016

      Food traders stuck in the hard times

      A recent bout of poor weather has damaged South America’s corn and soyabean crops, and this has provided a rare reason...

    35. May 1, 2016

      Argentina could issue $30bn debt this year

      Argentina could issue $30bn in debt this year, as other issuers seek to mimic the government's success in returning to...

    36. April 29, 2016

      MSCI Peru ruling threatens to unbalance Frontier index

      An impending ruling on whether Peru should be demoted from MSCI’s influential Emerging Markets equity index to its...

    37. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Bunge eyes 'dislocations' in world grain markets

      Deteriorating weather in South America has reintroduced the prospect of “dislocations” in global grain markets, the...

    38. Nick Butler

      April 25, 2016

      Lithium: is the hype justified?

      After two years of unrelenting gloom it is good to see that at least one part of the global energy business is booming....

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