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    1. 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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      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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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,...

    11. 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,...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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,...

    23. 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...

    24. 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”...

    25. October 5, 2015

      What hope from Lima for emerging markets?

      Should investors be hoping for support from global policymakers who are meeting in Peru later this week in their guises...

    26. October 4, 2015

      World Bank head opens case over capital

      The World Bank’s president has begun making the case for an increase of the institution’s capital base, arguing that a...

    27. October 4, 2015

      Emerging market turmoil flashes warning lights for global economy

      Emerging economies risk “leading the world economy into a slump”, with lower growth and a rout in financial markets,...

    28. October 1, 2015

      The credit bubble, the bears and the central bankers

      When officials at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank first decided to hold this year’s annual meeting in...

    29. September 30, 2015

      IMF chief warns of ‘disappointing’ growth

      The International Monetary Fund chief has warned of “disappointing and uneven” global growth, with emerging economies...

    30. September 27, 2015

      Pacific Alliance seeks leverage by joining bigger groupings

      Latin America’s rival trade blocs — the two-decades-old Mercosur anchored by Brazil and the much younger Pacific...

    31. September 27, 2015

      Pension funds prove slow in crossing frontiers of the Pacific Alliance

      Several years since Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia signed a landmark trade agreement promising to unify their...

    32. September 27, 2015

      Peru mining protests prompt alarm

      More than 4,000 metres above sea level in Peru’s central highlands is one of the biggest construction sites in the...

    33. September 27, 2015

      Pacific Alliance: Like minds aim to tread united line

      Does the environment create the mindset, or the mindset the environment? This philo­sophical “nature versus nurture”...

    34. September 27, 2015

      Pacific Alliance countries draw strength from liberal worldview

      Economic integration is often presented as a matter of intensified cross-border activity. As such, the Pacific Alliance...

    35. September 21, 2015

      Emerging markets and the Fed: good, bad and indifferent

      There are three kinds of policymakers at the Federal Reserve, goes the chatter in the markets: hawks, doves and...

    36. FT Alphaville

      September 9, 2015

      So where did that Chinese dollar liquidity end up?

      Everyone has been trying to figure out why the PBoC shed a record $94bn in FX reserves in August. But did you know...

    37. September 9, 2015

      How a Peruvian start-up remodelled a US cosmetics concept

      It is a common misperception that successful entrepreneurs have to hit upon an original idea. Lourdes Pinillos Delgado,...

    38. August 23, 2015

      World’s poor start to bank on a better future

      Campaigners for years have been battling to get the world’s poor better access to banking, arguing that something as...

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