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    1. 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...

    2. April 20, 2016

      Mining taps deep reserves of rage in Peru

      In a corner of southern Peru the land is so barren that Nasa uses it as a stand-in for Mars to see if potatoes can be...

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    1. April 11, 2016

      Veteran eyes victory in Peru’s presidential run-off

      Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, the candidate who will likely face Keiko Fujimori in the second round of Peru’s presidential...

    2. April 11, 2016

      Fujimori leads first round of Peru presidential election

      Peru’s presidential election hardened into a two-horse race on Sunday with Keiko Fujimori, daughter of the disgraced...

    3. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      Fujimori leads first round of Peru presidential poll

      Peru’s presidential election hardened into a two-horse race on Sunday after Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of the...

    4. April 8, 2016

      History is put to the vote in Peru

      Gisela Ortíz has carried on her lapel a laminated photograph of her brother since 1992. In that year he was killed by...

    5. March 23, 2016

      Peruvian presidential candidates face growing uncertainty

      With Peru facing a presidential election next month, nobody knows how many more heads will still roll in the battle to...

    6. March 16, 2016

      Chinese crisis bites Asean and Latin America consumer sentiment

      Consumer sentiment across the key emerging markets of China, Southeast Asia and Latin America has been unable to...

    7. March 9, 2016

      Hochschild Mining outlines plans to reduce leverage

      Hochschild Mining on Wednesday outlined plans to further reduce its leverage amid the commodities downturn, with the...

    8. March 7, 2016

      Emerging market currencies show signs of life

      Stumbling for the last few months through a pitch-black forest, looking for a way out, foreign exchange investors may...

    9. Fast FT

      March 4, 2016

      Peru's Guzmán barred from running for president

      Peru’s “anti-establishment” presidential candidate Julio Guzmán has been barred on Friday from running in the national...

    10. March 4, 2016

      Latin America and Asia diverge on interest rates

      Some investors seem wedded to the dated concept that emerging markets are a homogenous asset class. The rapidly...

    11. February 24, 2016

      Peru president rejects link to Petrobras scandal

      Brazil’s Petrobras scandal took an international twist on Tuesday when Peru’s president Ollanta Humala Tasso angrily...

    12. Fast FT

      February 15, 2016

      Mining boosts Peruvian GDP in December

      Bucking the trend of some commodity producers, Peru’s economy accelerated 6.39 per cent in December – the fastest...

    13. February 3, 2016

      Gramercy files $1.3bn claim against Peru

      A US hedge fund has filed a $1.3bn claim against Peru over the government’s alleged refusal to repay long-defaulted...

    14. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Dollar takes unfashionable toll on H&M profits

      A strong dollar has led to lower than expected fourth quarter profits at Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish retailer popular...

    15. January 25, 2016

      Mauricio Macri steps up fight against Argentina drug traffickers

      Argentina’s Mauricio Macri is stepping up the fight against drug trafficking as the reformist president seeks to...

    16. January 19, 2016

      Latam faces longest recession since 1980s

      Latin America will suffer a second straight year of recession in 2016, the first time it has seen back-to-back years of...

    17. Fast FT

      January 18, 2016

      Miner MMG makes first copper shipment to China

      Chinese miner MMG says it has shipped its first copper from its Las Bambas mine in Peru to China. The mine is coming...

    18. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      Copper mining boom lifts Peru's economy

      Peru’s economy continues to regain some of its lost lustre. Gross domestic product expanded a better-than-expected 4...

    19. Fast FT

      January 14, 2016

      Peru central bank lifts rates to 4%

      Peru’s central bank raised its benchmark interest by 25 basis points to 4 per cent, a third tightening move in five...

    20. Fast FT

      December 18, 2015

      Colombia follows Fed with own rate increase

      Another Latin American country has raised its interest rates following the US Federal Reserve’s move this week...

    21. December 14, 2015

      Bel Canto, Lyric Opera of Chicago — ‘Absorbing, vibrant’

      The timing may be awkward but you can’t deny the relevance: Lyric Opera of Chicago’s first major world premiere in more...

    22. Fast FT

      December 11, 2015

      Peru raises interest rates again

      Peru’s central bank lifted the benchmark interest rate 0.25 percentage points to 3.75 per cent on Thursday in its...

    23. December 8, 2015

      John Kerry implores business to invest in green tech

      John Kerry, US secretary of state, said the shift towards a lower carbon economy was among the “greatest economic...

    24. December 3, 2015

      Travel discoveries and disappointments of 2015

      Martin Fletcher Discovery: A wild retreat, Scotland Call me a Puritan, but I hate spending money on excessive luxury,...

    25. November 18, 2015

      Trafigura made $4.3bn of direct payments to state oil cos

      Trafigura, one of the world’s biggest commodity traders, made direct payments of $4.3bn to state oil companies in 2013,...

    26. November 12, 2015

      El Niño threatens fishmeal prices

      Fishmeal and fish oil prices could strengthen over the next year as the El Niño weather phenomenon warms the currents...

    27. FT Alphaville

      November 4, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Glencore sells some family silver

      Debt-bound Glencore has found a source of cash in a Peruvian silver mine while M&S is managing to avoid...

    28. beyondbrics

      November 2, 2015

      The TPP: widening Latin America's economic divide

      The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has united 12 nations in the Asia Pacific region and the Americas around a...

    29. FT Data

      November 2, 2015

      Chinese appetite for foreign technology companies could be good news for everyone

      Chinese cross-border merger and acquisition deals are rising and China is taking its place as a leading global investor...

    30. October 17, 2015

      Shareholders challenge Peru bottler alliance

      Minority shareholders are criticising a landmark merger between two of Latin America’s largest Coca-Cola bottlers,...

    31. October 14, 2015

      Pandemic bonds have potential to be win-win-win

      During the annual International Monetary Fund-World Bank meetings last week in Lima, Peru, I was part of a discussion...

    32. October 9, 2015

      Hedge fund threatens Peru over debts to former landowners

      When Peruvian general Juan Velasco seized power in 1969 and started expropriating tracts of land to implement a...

    33. October 9, 2015

      Peru rebirth illustrates the China effect

      Greetings from Peru, where the world’s economic policymaking community has descended for the annual meetings of the...

    34. October 8, 2015

      Christine Lagarde open to second term as IMF chief

      Christine Lagarde has opened the door to a second five-year term at the head of the International Monetary Fund, saying...

    35. October 7, 2015

      Hedge fund pressures Peru to pay back 40-year-old debt

      A US hedge fund is ratcheting up its campaign to convince Peru to repay $5bn of long-defaulted 40-year-old bonds by...

    36. beyondbrics

      October 6, 2015

      Infrastructure: the road to greater prosperity in Latin America

      Almost every week, a new infrastructure project is announced in Latin America. Roads, wind farms, hydroelectric dams,...

    37. October 6, 2015

      Cristina Planas — Emerging Voices 2015 art winner

      Cristina Planas is often accused of “impertinence” in her native Peru. The Lima-based sculptor has an unerring instinct...

    38. October 6, 2015

      Latin America hails TPP trade opening

      Three of Latin America’s most dynamic economies — Mexico, Chile and Peru — will be part of an integrated “factory”...

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