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    1. February 26, 2015

      Judge rejects charges against Fernández

      An Argentine judge has dismissed an accusation by prosecutors that President Cristina Fernández conspired to hide Iran’s...

    2. FT Alphaville

      February 26, 2015

      Bonar turns into subpoena

      That’s the gist of the latest from Judge Thomas P. Griesa… On Wednesday the District Court judge ordered Deutsche and...

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    1. Doing Business in Mendoza

      On the world stage, Argentina is perhaps best known for three things, all beginning wi...
    2. Polo

      The English high-goal season promises to be the most dynamic for years - but competiti...
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    1. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2015

      The singular goal of multiple exchange rates

      The intricacies of Venezuela’s bizarre economic policy apparatus long ago became a subject approached with confidence only...

    2. February 18, 2015

      HSBC tax scandal prompts rivals to check for ‘problem dossiers’

      The reaction of rival private banking executives to the tax evasion scandal unfolding at HSBC has been swift. Many have...

    3. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2015

      The four potential crises stalking EM

      With US interest rate hikes likely this year, EM markets may be catapulted into four separate currency, sovereign or banking...

    4. FT Alphaville

      February 16, 2015

      Pari passu: the English patience

      Q. You are a foreign judge being pulled into one of the longest, biggest, stupidest sovereign debt cases in history, one...

    5. February 13, 2015

      Stage set for lengthy Argentine probe

      An investigation in Argentina into President Cristina Fernández’s alleged attempt to protect terrorists is to continue...

    6. beyondbrics

      February 11, 2015

      Mexico: car quotas and soapy South American fish

      Just over a month to go, and Mexican car exports to Argentina and Brazil (which Mexico has overtaken as No. 1 Latin American...

    7. February 10, 2015

      Pressure mounts for formal investigation into HSBC unit

      The US, France, Belgium and Argentina are all doing it. So why do UK authorities seem reluctant to formally investigate...

    8. February 8, 2015

      Doubts cast over fate of missing Mexican students

      A respected Argentine forensic team helping investigate the fate of 43 Mexican students believed kidnapped by police and...

    9. February 6, 2015

      Death revives Argentina’s dirty past

      State prosecutor’s death rocks Argentina A year after the death in 1952 of Eva Perón, Argentina’s beloved heroine, her older...

    10. February 5, 2015

      Democracy in Argentina dented by mysterious murder

      Truth can be stranger than fiction. Ever since Alberto Nisman was found dead in his Buenos Aires apartment, Argentina — or,...

    11. February 4, 2015

      Fernández gaffe adds to furore over death

      Argentina: a state prosecutor’s death Cristina Fernández, Argentina’s president, dismissed as “absurd” the latest twist in...

    12. February 3, 2015

      Fernández warrant adds to death mystery

      Argentina: a state prosecutor’s death Alberto Nisman, an Argentine prosecutor found dead in mysterious circumstances last...

    13. MBA blog

      February 3, 2015

      Argentinian reflections

      My 10-days in Argentina are over, leaving me with memories of fantastic steak and sunshine, plus a much better understanding...

    14. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Guest post: Algeria faces "state of crisis" as oil prices fall

      By Edward Robinson, Culmer Raphael Last December, Sonatrach, the state owned Algerian oil and gas monopoly, announced that...

    15. FT Alphaville

      February 2, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - For Greece, the “ECB in politicised mission creep while helping trigger a bank run” story is closer...

    16. beyondbrics

      January 27, 2015

      The Nisman case and what it means for Argentina's teetering economy

      It has not exactly been the January that some investors were hoping for in Argentina. The notorious “Rufo” clause (for...

    17. January 25, 2015

      Argentine journalist who revealed prosecutor’s death flees to Israel

      The Argentine journalist who first broke the story of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating a 1994 bombing in...

    18. January 22, 2015

      Argentina: The strange death of Alberto Nisman

      State prosecutor’s death rocks Argentina Last Saturday, Alberto Nisman sent a playful photograph to a friend of his desk...

    19. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2015

      Bolivia: lower gas prices and Andean deities

      Evo Morales was sworn in for his third consecutive term as president of Bolivia on Thursday. Before that, on Wednesday, he...

    20. January 22, 2015

      Cristina Fernández says Alberto Nisman’s death not a suicide

      Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández said she was “convinced” that prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was found dead on...

    21. Andrew Smithers

      January 21, 2015

      The political consequences of poor economics

      Bad policies breed even worse ones. The disillusionment of voters provides the link. Disappointment with the economy is...

    22. January 20, 2015

      Argentines take to streets over Nisman’s mysterious death

      In an echo of the Paris demonstrations following the Charlie Hebdo massacre earlier this month, thousands of protesters have...

    23. January 20, 2015

      Soyabean glut adds to deflation fears

      It is not just falling energy costs that are helping suppress headline inflation rates. Many “soft” commodity prices also...

    24. January 19, 2015

      Shortages hit Argentina as bond talks freeze

      During the Christmas holidays, Argentines were given an unwelcome reminder of how their country is struggling with limited...

    25. January 19, 2015

      Argentine prosecutor who accused Fernández of Iran plot found dead

      The Argentine prosecutor who last week accused President Cristina Fernández of trying to cover up Iran’s alleged involvement...

    26. January 11, 2015

      South American nations struggle to find new economic model

      Four years ago, when the China-driven commodity price boom was in full swing and south-south ties were all the rage, Dilma...

    27. MBA blog

      January 9, 2015

      Greetings from sunny Buenos Aires

      I am here in Argentina with Harvard Business School’s FIELD2 programme, where groups of MBA students travel to one of 13...

    28. January 8, 2015

      China’s courtship of Latin America tested

      Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced $20bn worth of investment from China. But left unsaid was whether he got...

    29. FT Alphaville

      January 6, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

      The sell-off on Wall Street spread to Asia as the plunging oil price continued to shake global equity markets. Brent crude...

    30. beyondbrics

      January 5, 2015

      Guest post: a wall of money awaits Africa power projects

      By David Humphrey, Standard Bank Group Sitting around a fire in the middle of the Namib Desert, western tourists can sample...

    31. beyondbrics

      January 5, 2015

      Hello 2015: Argentina and Venezuela - the emperor has no clothes

      By Russ Dallen, Caracas Capital Markets Trying to predict what will happen in South America’s wildest emerging markets in...

    32. December 30, 2014

      Rufo expiry will test Argentina’s willingness to settle debt

      Argentina’s willingness to end a gruelling legal dispute with a group of US hedge funds will be put to the test when a key...

    33. December 30, 2014

      Argentina’s banking talent stays away

      When President Cristina Fernández explained her refusal to hire an investment bank to execute a complex but ultimately...

    34. FT Alphaville

      December 24, 2014

      What does online shopping have to do with hyperinflation?

      As the WSJ reported on Tuesday, the Russian rouble’s collapse is taking a particularly heavy toll on Belarus, Europe’s last...

    35. December 23, 2014

      China railway strategy goes off track

      China’s two dominant manufacturers of railway equipment were on a roll at the end of October. China CNR won a contract to...

    36. December 19, 2014

      BBC warns of Netflix challenge as it toasts ratings success

      Actors have mumbled, employees have grumbled, and a Top Gear crew was chased out of Argentina by a nationalist mob. But...

    37. December 16, 2014

      Repsol / Talisman: growing up

      In politics, radicals end up looking reactionary; the reverse is also true. Repsol — after its ugly exit from Argentina this...

    38. December 15, 2014

      Argentina faces pressure to strike deal with ‘hold-out’ creditors

      Argentina is coming under increasing pressure to strike a deal with its so-called “holdout” creditors, after the...

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