Argentina at Mercy of Debt Markets to Fund Reforms, Macri Says – Bloomberg – 08/11/2017

Argentina’s ambitious reform plans will be vulnerable to global debt markets in the coming years, said President Mauricio Macri, who gave his clearest indication yet that he will seek a second term to fulfill them.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/11/08

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Argentina Doubles Down On Shale Gas And Renewables – – 13/09/2017

Traditionally one of the most prominent oil and natural gas markets in South America, Argentina is increasingly turning towards alternative forms of energy, with the government exploring shale gas and renewable options as it looks to diversify its power market. The shift comes amid challenges to longstanding hydrocarbons production, which has seen Argentina record export [...]

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Pan American Energy to invest $1.2 billion in Argentina in 2017 – Reuters – 27/06/2017

Argentina-based Pan American Energy, a unit of BP Plc (BP.L), will invest some $1.2 billion in the South American country this year, a company spokesman said on Tuesday, down from the $1.4 billion that the company had announced for 2016.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/06/27

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Latin America Roundup: Mexico GDP Upside, Brazil & Venezuela Angst – Barron’s – 23/06/2017

The Brazilian equity market is a big loser this year, but Latin America GDP could expand at a 1.2% pace this year and Mexico could grow at twice the pace, Credit Suisse says in a quarterly review.

Source:  Barron's, 2017/06/23

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Argentina Century Bond Shows Market Will Forgive for Yield – Bloomberg – 20/06/2017

The government sold $2.75 billion of bonds Monday that it may not have to pay back until the year 2117. The leap of faith comes just 14 months after Argentina issued its first international bonds since an economic collapse in 2001 that resulted in a record-setting $95 billion default and years of litigation with Wall [...]

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Macri Increases Argentine Debt by Almost $80 Billion – TeleSur – 30/04/2017

Macri's party, the External Debt Observatory of the Metropolitan University for Education and Labor said, hiked the foreign currency debt over $25bn.

Source:  TeleSur, 2017/04/30

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Argentina weighs bond sales in Swiss francs, euros and yen – Latin Finance – 19/04/2017

Argentina's Finance Minister Luis Caputo says the sovereign issuer could raise $2.5bn in Swiss francs, euros or yen through the end of the year

Source:  Latin Finance, 2017/04/19

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The 5 Countries That Illustrate the Decline of the Latin American Left – Time – 03/04/2017

Not so long ago, there were five stars of the 21st century Latin American left: Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador. But with Venezuela imploding and the narrowest of victories for a leftwing candidate in Ecuador's election this weekend, it looks like this particular chapter of Latin American history is drawing to a close.

Source:  Time, [...]

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S&P upgrades Argentina as outlook improves – FT – 04/04/2017

Standard & Poor’s provided Argentine president Mauricio Macri a much-needed fillip on Tuesday after the rating agency raised the country’s long-term credit rating by a notch from ‘B-’ to ‘B’.

Source:  FT, 2017/04/04

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2017 Is Renewable Energy Year In Argentina – Planetsave – 23/01/2017

Argentina has declared 2017 as the ‘Renewable Energy Year’ as the South American country looks to increase awareness about the advantage of renewable energy and the important of sustainability.

Source:  planetsave, 2017/01/23

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