| Shanker Satyanath and Arvind Subramanian1
IMF Working Paper
Well-capitalised and experiencing a slowdown in growth, Latin American banks are not likely to rush to print bonds in either the bank capital market or the funding space this year. But that doesn’t mean people don’t want them to – and the continent’s lenders are finding new fan bases abroad
The impact of energy and telecom reforms will be powerful for Mexico and will create attractive investment opportunities, says deputy governor of the Bank of Mexico
In the enviable position of boasting low inflation as EM currencies tumble, Colombia appears well placed to withstand the shocks of changing global monetary policy. But for the economy to make sustainable strides, long-term improvements are needed – starting with infrastructure
It is crunch time for Brazil as it battles to prevent power blackouts during the Fifa World Cup this summer
Venezuela’s annual inflation hit 57.3% in February, but a group of chamber of commerce leaders defied experts’ analysis to present a bullish case for investment in the country
President Putin's actions in Russia could see the economy plunge into recession and jeopardise LatAm growth
Infrastructure bonds are one possibility because it provides an opportunity for long-term investors like pension funds and life assurance companies.
Takehiko Nakao, ADB president
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