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Sustainable energy and infrastructure projects across South and Central America are attracting attention from investors, but the outlook is challenged due to a lack of awareness on the ground.
27 Jan 2017
Emerging market debt took a significant hit after the surprising victory of Donald Trump last November, which was followed by a US interest rate hike weeks later. Concern over the President-Elect’s protectionist policies provoked capital outflows and a significant spike in borrowing costs for US-linked EMs, freezing almost US$10bn worth bonds that were supposed to be issued by Latin American…
12 Jan 2017
After several painful weeks in the currency markets, Mexico’s Central Bank decided to step in and prop the peso, which sank to record lows amid fears of US President-elect Donald Trump’s protectionist policies.
6 Jan 2017
Mexico oil giant’s multibillion dollar issuance on the back of rising oil prices follows a joint Trion oil field exploration deal with BHP Billiton and the country’s successful deep-water oil auction. Are we seeing first signs of the country’s economic recovery?
8 Dec 2016
Few sectors are facing greater uncertainty from the election of Donald Trump as the new US president than green energy and renewables, but experts are sceptical that the self-confessed climate change denier could actually derail the global drive towards sustainability and stifle the rise of green finance, particularly across EM.
14 Nov 2016
Donald Trump will be the next President of the US. Certain emerging market currencies have reacted badly to his victory and the expected trade wars that will follow, and investments are likely to suffer if the president-elect acts in office similarly to the campaign. However, other EMs are set to be more affected by Trump’s foreign policy views.
10 Nov 2016
A Trump presidency would negatively impact EMs globally, with substantial outflows from the asset class expected if Trump wins the US election, but a weaker peso would benefit tourism and increase remittance values in Mexico’s case, whilst the rest of Latin America could suffer from higher risk premiums.
25 Oct 2016
While at the annual Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Mexico conference, Bonds & Loans interviewed Jack Deino, Director, Emerging Markets Debt, BlackRock, about how he thinks the Mexican economy will perform in 2017
21 Oct 2016
While at the annual Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Mexico conference, Bonds & Loans interviewed José Torón, Deputy Director General, Undersecretary of Electricity, Secretaria de Energia (SENER), about the 2014 energy sector reform program and the business opportunities it has created.
21 Oct 2016
While at the annual Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Mexico conference, Bonds & Loans interviewed Juan Pablo Newman, Chief Financial Officer, Pemex, to discuss the company's strategic initiatives, oil price volatility and the criteria that Pemex use when deciding which markets to tap (bonds, loans, different currencies).
21 Oct 2016