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    1. Fast FT

      August 15, 2016

      Peru quake leaves at least 4 dead

      The earth grumbled in southern Peru in a 5.2-magnitude earthquake that killed at least four people*. A 66-year old US...

    2. August 12, 2016

      Postcard from . . . Lima

      Villa Maria del Triunfo, one of the Peruvian capital’s most underprivileged and crime-blighted neighbourhoods, seems an...

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    1. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      Vinci continues LatAm push with €1.5bn Peruvian deal

      French construction company Vinci is continuing its push into Latin America. Vinci Highways, a subsidiary focused on...

    2. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Pedro Pablo Kuczynski sworn in as Peru president

      Former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was sworn in on Thursday as Peru’s new president. He said, as he...

    3. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Hong Kong (re)introduces closing auction mechanism

      A big welcome to the Hong Kong closing auction, launching today. This would seem a very small step for other markets...

    4. July 15, 2016

      Peru's economy accelerates on mining rebound

      Peru continues bucking the trend of other commodity producers in Latin America. Its economy accelerated 4.88 per cent...

    5. July 5, 2016

      Latin American co-operation scales new heights

      When Hugo Chávez, the late Venezuelan leader, shot down attempts a decade ago by President George W Bush to promote...

    6. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Venezuela leftist coalition may push to dissolve legislature

      An “auto-coup” in the making? A spokesman for Venezuela’s ruling leftist coalition said on Tuesday his side is...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Pakistan: unsung winner in MSCI's EM decision

      While much has already been made of MSCI’s decision not to add China to its emerging markets index, the gatekeepers did...

    10. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Peru stocks remain in MSCI EM indices

      Peruvian economic and bourse officials can finally lean back and relax. On Tuesday, MSCI ratified the Andean country’s...

    11. 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,...

    12. June 9, 2016

      Former World Bank economist wins knife-edge Peru election

      Former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has won the tightest presidential election in Peru in more than 50...

    13. Fast FT

      June 9, 2016

      Peru's Kuczynski wins election by 41,438 votes

      Peru’s electoral authority has confirmed economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is the country’s new president. In a...

    14. June 8, 2016

      Kuczynski clings to lead as Peru vote count enters final stages

      Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was clinging to his narrow lead in Peru’s presidential election as the nail-biting vote count...

    15. June 7, 2016

      Peru election comes down to last few votes

      Peru’s presidential election hung in the balance on Tuesday, as the narrow overnight lead that the economist Pedro...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      June 6, 2016

      Polishing up the news

      A man has his shoes shines while he reads the front page of a newspaper with a headline that reads in Spanish; “PPK to...

    17. Fast FT

      June 6, 2016

      Peru presidential runoff in dead heat

      Peru‘s presidential runoff was in a dead heat on Sunday night with Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, a former World Bank...

    18. June 3, 2016

      Fujimoris continue to divide Peru as Keiko closes on presidency

      It was outside a school that members of the Maoist-inspired Shining Path riddled the woman’s parents with bullets. At...

    19. June 3, 2016

      Peru hits back at US hedge fund over $1.6bn claim

      Peru has accused a US hedge fund of “threats and blackmail” after it filed a $1.6bn legal claim against the Andean...

    20. June 2, 2016

      Big rating agencies steer clear of Peru’s defaulted debt

      The world’s largest credit rating agencies are resisting efforts by a US hedge fund to embroil them in a $1.6bn dispute...

    21. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      ABInBev deal costs take fizz out of SAB's profits

      Full year pre-tax profits at SABMiller have fallen 16 per cent after the brewer booked a large number of exceptional...

    22. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      AB InBev shuffles Latin American assets

      Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, is playing a game of swapsies with businesses in Latin America as it...

    23. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      Abengoa posts net loss as restructuring gets underway

      Abengoa has reported a net loss in the first quarter, as the heavily indebted Spanish engineering and construction...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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