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    1. 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,...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. May 19, 2016

      Anti-corruption tide reaches Argentina

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

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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....

    21. April 24, 2016

      Investor amnesia brings Argentinian debt back with a bang

      Is collective memory loss an endemic occupational hazard of the professional fund management community? The question is...

    22. April 22, 2016

      Argentina puts an end to long holdouts saga

      Argentina paid its “holdout” creditors $9.3bn on Friday, putting an end to what was dubbed “the trial of the century”...

    23. April 22, 2016

      Macri enlists business as austerity bites

      After summoning 100 representatives of Argentina’s business elite to the presidential residence this week, Mauricio...

    24. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Argentina repays holdouts, says ciao to default

      Chau default. Argentina paid its “holdout” creditors $9.3bn on Friday, putting an end to what was dubbed “the trial of...

    25. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Argentina bonds rally after issue

      ¡Vamos! Argentina bonds rose in their first full day of trading in secondary markets, rewarding investors who bought...

    26. April 22, 2016

      Argentina’s wild success

      Argentina’s resoundingly successful return to international capital markets this week underlines not only the size of...

    27. April 21, 2016

      Argentina bond prices rally strongly in blockbuster return

      Fierce demand for Argentina’s first sale of debt in more than a decade spilled into the secondary market on Thursday,...

    28. April 20, 2016

      Post-default bonds: do buy for me Argentina

      The hottest ticket in global markets is a bond offered by a country with 30 per cent inflation (estimated, as its...

    29. April 20, 2016

      How did Argentina pull off a $16.5bn bond sale?

      After more than a decade in limbo, Argentina and its new, reforming president Mauricio Macri have been given the red...

    30. April 20, 2016

      Argentina returns to international markets with $16.5bn debt sale

      Argentina clinched its long-awaited return to international capital markets on Tuesday with the largest sale of debt by...

    31. Fast FT

      April 20, 2016

      JGBs hit record highs ... again

      Another day, another record high for Japanese government bonds. Government debt in the US, UK and Germany retreated...

    32. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Argentina sells $16.5bn in debt amid hot demand

      Welcome back. Argentina sold a record $16.5bn worth of debt on Tuesday as the Latin American nation returned to global...

    33. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Argentine bonds pop in 'grey market'

      Insatiable. Soon to be sold Argentine bonds are trading hands at a rapid clip as investors scrambled for a piece of the...

    34. FT Alphaville

      April 19, 2016

      The clause that wouldn't die

      You won’t find a certain Latin phrase anywhere on it. Still, just for the record, here’s evidence that Argentina did...

    35. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Argentina launches upsized $16.5bn bond sale

      Investors just can’t get enough of Argentina. The South American country has launched its eagerly awaited bond offering...

    36. April 19, 2016

      Ashmore: pride of place

      The Argentines themselves joke about their country’s pridefulness: how does an Argentine end it all? By climbing his...

    37. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Lebanon follows Argentina with $1bn bond

      Anything Argentina can do, Lebanon can do better. Yesterday, demand for Argentina’s first international bond offering...

    38. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Danone Q1 sales hit by EM forex

      Yoghurt maker Danone said a recovery begun in 2015 continued in the first quarter with sales up on the back of...

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