| Anne Krueger
A strong, well-functioning financial sector is crucial for any economybe it industrial, emerging market, or even low-income, says Anne Krueger, first deputy managing director at the IMF
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
President Putin's actions in Russia could see the economy plunge into recession and jeopardise LatAm growth
The first investment package of $8bn for 12 roadway projects would be offered in April, Colombia's finance minister said
As the world economy moves to a ‘new normal’, Latin America must not sit back and relax but instead focus on boosting sustainable growth and eradicating inequality
The past five years in Latin America have been all about Brazil. The next five could well be all about Mexico
These days, the attempt to create faster growth without necessarily addressing supply-side effects has led to a hunt for yield which threatens misallocation of capital.
Stephen King, chief economist, HSBC
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