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
On March 12, Mexico gave Latin American sovereigns a lesson in increasing their funding options with an audacious 100 year bond issue denominated in sterling
Leading economists have urged Latin American policymakers not to abandon the economic reforms
INTERVIEW: Alejandro Díaz de Léon Carrillo, deputy undersecretary for public credit, Mexican Ministry of Finance
Latin American countries – even those whose macroeconomic management may not earn plaudits from investors – have become smarter and more nimble sovereign issuers in recent years. Their new-found sophistication will be put to the test later this year when a glut of issuance is likely to hit volatile international bond markets
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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