BUENOS AIRES/JOHANNESBURG Emerging market currencies are at significant risk of weakening this month as the coronavirus epidemic expands, putting pressure on policymakers to step up efforts to prevent further economic damage, a Reuters poll showed.
BUENOS AIRES Brazil's economy will slowly regain health this year, buoyed by firmer consumer spending and a boost from privatizations, dispelling fears of the kind of social unrest affecting other Latin American nations, a Reuters poll of economists showed.
BUENOS AIRES Brazil's real will trade not far off record lows into the new year, receiving eventual support from a tentative economic recovery after months of unconvincing macro performance that has dragged the currency down, a Reuters poll showed.
BUENOS AIRES, Nov 26 Argentine President-elect
Alberto Fernandez hinted on Tuesday he may not seek an
outstanding $11 billion from an International Monetary Fund loan
as the indebted South American country grapples to renegotiate
its debts and avoid a painful default.
By Marc Jones, Karin Strohecker, Rodrigo Campos and Gabriel Burin
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez has called on incumbent Mauricio Macri to keep the peso stable after the next round of their election battle on Sunday and avoid a repeat of the currency crash that followed the August primary.
BUENOS AIRES Argentine markets, in a holding pattern since a crash in August, are set for a new bout of nerves after the country holds a presidential election on Sunday, likely to confirm defeat for business-friendly President Mauricio Macri.
BUENOS AIRES Mexico will have to keep up its surprisingly good exporting performance to avoid a recession in coming months as it faces risks from slackening global demand and campaign politics before next year's U.S. presidential vote, a Reuters poll showed.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's volatile markets look to have been tamed by capital controls imposed by President Mauricio Macri after a sharp sell-off in August. Beneath the surface, however, signs suggest trouble is brewing.
BUENOS AIRES A federal judge in Argentina on Friday ordered a case involving ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to go to trial over allegations that public construction projects were awarded to firms that paid bribes to government officials.