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  • LONDON, March 31- Emerging market borrowers raised just over $100 billion worth of debt in the first quarter of 2014, slightly below year-ago levels as geopolitical noise and uncertainty over U.S. The shortfall was most pronounced in company debt, with issuance running at $67.5 billion, compared to just over $100 billion in the first three months of 2013..

  • SANTIAGO, March 26- U.S. planemaker Boeing is positive that it can reach a market share in Latin America of least 50 percent of orders in coming years, a senior regional executive told Reuters on Wednesday.

  • SANTIAGO, March 25- Argentina's government is studying different options to replace its Mirage fighter jets and would like to close a deal this year, Defense Minister Agustin Rossi said on Tuesday. Among those options, Argentina is in talks with Israel regarding Kfir jets.

  • SYDNEY, March 25- London copper was treading water on Tuesday, with hopes of economic stimulus by Beijing providing a floor for prices after a survey showed that growth in the country's factories slowed for a fifth month in March. *The most-traded June copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange edged up by 0.1 percent to 45,300 yuan a tonne.

  • SANTIAGO, March 24- Airbus believes it can eventually drive its Latin American market share up to 65 percent, although it is not in talks to sell its A380 superjumbo in the region, the company's Latin American president told Reuters on Monday.

  • COPENHAGEN/ FRANKFURT, March 21- A deepening economic standoff between Russia and the west over the future of Ukraine has rippled through trading floors and boardrooms with exporters scrambling to protect revenues and global financial firms halting services.

  • PARIS/ MOSCOW, March 21- U.S. and European sanctions against Russia are already having a ripple effect beyond their immediate targets, with Visa and MasterCard halting payment transaction services for clients of a bank not even on the blacklist. The lender described the move by Visa and MasterCard as unlawful.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to April 1 Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    Mar 20- For other related diaries, please. MUMBAI, India- The Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor Kamalesh Chandra Chakrabarty will give a keynote address at an industry event- 0330 GMT. SANTIAGO- Chile Central Bank President Rodrigo Vergara Montes and Finance Minister Alberto Arenas will give presentations at a business forum- 1230 GMT.

  • SANTIAGO, March 19- Latin American nations are looking ahead at a period of weaker regional currencies, while the widespread growth model based on commodities exports is nearing a "plateau", an International Monetary Fund official said on Wednesday.

  • *Worries over China credit weigh on copper outlook. LONDON, March 18- Chilean copper miner Antofagasta paid out an unexpectedly large dividend for 2013, despite a 30 percent drop in annual core profit, opting to distribute cash rather than hold it at low interest rates.

  • *Worries over China growth weigh on copper outlook. LONDON, March 18- Chilean copper miner Antofagasta announced on Tuesday a unexpectedly large dividend payout for 2013, despite a 30 percent drop in annual core profit as falling metal prices and soaring costs offset an increase in output.

  • SANTIAGO, March 13- Chile's central bank cut its key interest rate on Thursday to boost economic growth, and suggested more reductions could be in the pipeline if domestic and external macroeconomic conditions merit it.

  • Activist targets 'sweetheart deal' at CorpBanca     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Teresa Barger, Cartica Capital, discusses her plans to challenge Chile's CorpBanca plans to merge with the local unit of Brazilian bank Itaú.

  • SANTIAGO, Feb 28- Some investors are fretting over fragility in Chile's economy, dragging its currency to a multiyear low in recent weeks, but the world's top copper exporter has underlying strengths that should support it even if emerging markets face more volatility ahead.

  • SANTIAGO, Feb 28- Unemployment in Chile rose more than expected and manufacturing output slid in January, adding weight to signals that the economy of the world's top copper exporter is entering a weaker phase.

  • Emerging entrepreneurial hot spots Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 6:39 AM ET
    Iman Fadaei, Kevin Ackermann and Marten Wetterberg of Aha Design

    Entrepreneurial activity is bubbling up around the globe—from Africa to South America—as more governments look for avenues of economic growth.

  • Bottoms up: There's enough wine to go around Saturday, 2 Nov 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Harvesting grapes in the Ribeira Sacra region of Spain on Oct. 8, 2013.

    A recent report of a wine shortfall just marks a return to a more typical level of production and won't lead to bottles vanishing from store shelves.

  • Value opportunities in emerging markets     Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    BlackRock's head of emerging markets Jeffrey Shen says he is "finding micro opportunities in a macro obsessed world." Shen discusses why he likes the markets in Taiwan and Chile.

  • Felipe Larrain Bascunan, Chile finance minister, highlights that while Chile is concerned about copper demand from China, the recovery in Europe and U.S. should help the country stay on a growth path.

  • Felix De Vicente Mingo, Chile¿s economy minister, tells CNBC they are working on diversifying their exports away from just copper.