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

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    1. April 29, 2015

      Are emerging markets stocks cheap?

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

    2. April 27, 2015

      Chile: Copper bottomed

      Black flags hang from the doors of the one-storey red brick houses in Caimanes, a village that lies in the hills north of...

    3. April 23, 2015

      Antofagasta sells Chile water business for $1bn

      Miner Antofagasta has sold its water business in Chile for almost $1bn, strengthening its balance sheet as it tries to...

    4. April 23, 2015

      Antofagasta climbs on water business sale

      Antofagasta climbed on Thursday after the copper miner sold its legacy water business for about twice the estimated value....

    5. 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. “I...

    6. April 20, 2015

      Chile’s economy brightens amid political gloom

      Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s president, is enduring one of the darkest moments of her political career, and has recently been...

    7. April 15, 2015

      China regulation is key to copper pricing

      In spite of the drop in commodity prices, western mining executives are sounding upbeat at the world’s annual copper...

    8. April 14, 2015

      Antofagasta sounds warning on Chile copper industry

      Chile’s copper industry risks losing its competitiveness, as productivity declines to levels last seen in the early 1990s...

    9. April 12, 2015

      Copper market divided as industry gathers in Chile

      The world’s top copper conference opens in Chile, the largest producer, on Monday as prices for the metal hover near...

    10. April 6, 2015

      Americas summit marks region’s historic changes

      Corruption scandals taint the presidencies of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. Chile is squabbling with Bolivia. Venezuela is...

    11. beyondbrics

      April 3, 2015

      Chile, the star pupil of the Chicago school, has turned out to be a dope-smoking shoplifter

      Not long ago, the world praised Chile as an exception among South American nations. We were the classic “star pupil”, the...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      March 30, 2015

      Smoking Villarrica

      Smoke billows from the Villarrica volcano in Pucón, Chile. Some southern regions of the country are on alert because of an...

    13. March 29, 2015

      Bright spots in a region blighted by graft

      Five years ago, Petrobras raised $70bn in the biggest ever equity offering; rich pickings given the easy credit and soaring...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      March 27, 2015

      Villarrica volcano

      Smoke and lava spew from the Villarrica volcano, as seen from Pucon town in the south of Santiago, Chile   ...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      March 4, 2015

      Villarrica volcano eruption

      Smoke and lava spew from the Villarrica volcano, as seen from Pucon town in the south of Santiago. The volcano went quiet on...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      March 3, 2015

      Chile eruption

      Villarrica volcano, located near Villarrica 1200 km from Santiago, in southern Chile, which began erupting on Tuesday...

    17. February 22, 2015

      Loan scandal clouds Chile president Michelle Bachelet’s reforms

      Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s president, swept back to power in 2013 on the back of pledges to fight inequality and put an end...

    18. February 20, 2015

      Chile’s cool crew

      In a bid to fill in gaps in my wine knowledge while cunningly escaping the worst of the British winter, I found myself in...

    19. February 16, 2015

      Actis to set up $1.9bn renewable business in Africa

      Actis, the UK-listed private equity group, is to set up a $1.9bn renewable energy business in Africa, in an attempt to tap...

    20. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      Guest post: the UK should support the Pacific Alliance

      By Hugo Swire of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office A year ago I spoke at a summit in London hosted by the Financial...

    21. MBA blog

      January 23, 2015

      Winter break: leadership ventures and treks

      The first week back has been a wonderful reunion with friends after the winter break. As we chatted about vacation travel...

    22. January 22, 2015

      Anglo American set to sell Australian coal mines to boost returns

      Anglo American is eyeing the sale of a cluster of coal assets in eastern Australia as the miner struggles to boost...

    23. 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...

    24. January 9, 2015

      Stargazing from a mountain plateau in Chile

      Yes, I know you can get an app for it. You just hold the tablet up to the sky and it tells you what all the stars are. But...

    25. beyondbrics

      January 8, 2015

      Guest post: how Chile and Colombia eluded the "entrepreneur trap"

      By Michael Drexler and José Ernesto Amorós Espinosa Fernando Fischmann once had a dream of building a holiday resort around...

    26. beyondbrics

      January 7, 2015

      Peru's president sees a sharp 2014 GDP slump

      The decrease in mineral exports that has been hurting growth and investment in Peru, the world’s third largest copper...

    27. December 29, 2014

      No relief in sight for battered currencies

      Commodity currencies suffered in 2014 as the oil price fell and the US dollar strengthened, yet few are predicting a rebound...

    28. December 26, 2014

      Ten of the best remote retreats

      Away from it all Hotel Budir, Snaefellsnes, Iceland With the Atlantic a few metres away, Hotel Budir is perhaps the only...

    29. beyondbrics

      December 23, 2014

      A new economic crystal ball for EM gazers

      How to predict future growth in emerging markets (EM)? This is a million dollar question for investors and policymakers....

    30. December 21, 2014

      Obama’s Cuba-led pivot in Latin America

      Dilma Rousseff, the Brazilian president, spoke for many when she remarked last week that US President Barack Obama’s move to...

    31. beyondbrics

      December 9, 2014

      Brazil's public debt: bigger than you think

      Brazilian officials are accustomed to shrugging off the country’s debt levels by comparing them with those of much more...

    32. December 7, 2014

      Chile rethinks its free market experiment

      For 30 years Chile has been a laboratory for free market economics, with privatised pensions and even a school voucher...

    33. December 2, 2014

      Mercosur fails to open doors as others seek alternatives

      When the European Union and Mercosur began discussing a trade deal in 1999 the logic seemed unavoidable and unassailable....

    34. November 27, 2014

      EM winners and losers in oil lottery

      What do low oil prices mean for emerging markets, asks Shweta Singh at Lombard Street Research. Some, clearly, will suffer....

    35. FT Photo Diary

      November 26, 2014

      Chile's bright star cluster

      G. Beccari/European Southern Observatory/AFP A bright star cluster (NGC 3532) captured by telescope at the La Silla...

    36. beyondbrics

      November 24, 2014

      Monetary policy divergence splits EM into two camps

      As Alan Beattie wrote recently, a clear divergence in monetary policy is polarising the emerging market (EM) universe. Some...

    37. November 23, 2014

      São Paulo-based exchange eyes stakes in Latin American rivals

      Brazil’s BM&FBovespa is planning to buy up to 15 per cent of every significant stock exchange operator in Latin America in...

    38. November 17, 2014

      Raw materials lose their allure

      Latin American finance ministers can perhaps take comfort from the fact that commodity prices remain a fair bit higher than...

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