Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses why he thinks there are investment opportunities in Brazil, and why he expects to hear a lot of "bad news" about China but still sees profit opportunities in private companies there.» Read More
CARACAS, March 14- President Nicolas Maduro on Friday warned airlines not to limit flights in and out of Venezuela, a day after reports a Colombian airline was reducing services to Caracas amid industry complaints of billions of dollars in unpaid debts.
LONDON, Jan 21- Latin American miner Hochschild beat its production target for 2013 and reduced costs by between 12 and 16 percent last year, as it attempts to improve performance in an environment of lower precious metals prices.
TORONTO/ BUCHAREST, Jan 7- Facebook and other social networks are making it easier for anti-mining activists to derail projects, helping them get their message out and organize more quickly against an industry that is already struggling with high costs and volatile prices.
LIMA, Dec 17- Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean likely fell slightly this year to its lowest rate ever, but is largely a result of workers scrapping job searches, the International Labor Organization said Tuesday. The United Nations agency estimated the rate for all of 2013 would also be 6.3 percent.
Negotiators from around 195 countries are working to lay the foundations for a new global climate accord that is due to be agreed in 2015 in Paris, and come into force after 2020, but few concrete steps have emerged from two weeks of talks in Warsaw.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 28- Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras has proposed a new fuel-pricing plan, hoping to generate more cash and cut debt levels by improving the timing of gasoline and diesel price adjustments, Chief Financial Officer Almir Barbassa said on Monday.
PARIS, Oct 3- Private equity firm Ardian, which was recently spun off from French insurer AXA, has completed fundraising for a new 2.4 billion euro buyout fund with fresh money from the United States and Asia.
*Copper rebounds 10 pct since 3- yr lows hit in June. LONDON, Sept 27- Copper rose on Friday, supported by optimism about improving demand in China, although lingering concerns about the U.S. fiscal outlook kept investors cautious and capped further gains for the metal.
*Copper rebounds 10 pct since 3- yr lows hit in June. LONDON, Sept 27- Copper rose on Friday, supported by improving demand in China, although lingering concerns about the U.S. fiscal outlook kept investors cautious and capped further gains for the metal.
*China physical trade dries up ahead of Oct. 1-7 holiday. SINGAPORE, Sept 27- London copper hovered above $7,200 a tonne on Friday, underpinned by steady Chinese demand, although worries over U.S. fiscal policy clouded the outlook for investors. China, which accounts for 40 percent of global refined copper demand, takes its national holiday over Oct. 1-7.
*China physical trade dries up ahead of holiday- trader. *China out for week of holidays from next Tues. Schnider said that gains could peak in the fourth quarter, although a holiday in China next week could weaken near-term demand.
SINGAPORE, Sept 27- London copper was steady on Friday but was set for its second weekly loss in three as worries over U.S. fiscal policy clouded the outlook for investors.
Julio Velarde, governor of the Central Bank of Peru, discusses how Fed tapering fears have impacted Peru by putting pressure on the currency and why he has downgraded his GDP forecast.
Will Landers, BlackRock, explains why he believes investment prospects remain positive south of the border.
Being socially and environmentally responsible does not have to be achieved at the expense of profits. In Mayorga Coffee's case, focusing on sustainability has been a competitive advantage.
Brazil's economy promises to expand and infrastructure stocks should see more interest as the country gets ready for 2014 World Cup.
James Lockhart Smith, head of Latin America at Maplecroft, tells CNBC that Brazil has some real problems with its growth story, including a high cost of doing business.
Latin American markets have been a prime target for Spanish companies because of their language advantage, and giants such as Telefonica and Banco Santander have increased their exposure there to compensate for problems in their domestic market.
*Argentina will appeal, case could reach U.S. Supreme Court. BUENOS AIRES, Nov 5- Argentina could face a credit crisis a decade after its $100 billion default due to a U.S. court ruling that says the country must pay creditors, who still hold defaulted bonds, every time it services its restructured debt.
WASHINGTON- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in October and a small increase in the jobless rate was due to more workers restarting their job hunts, a hopeful sign for a lackluster economy that has been a drag on President Barack Obama's re-election bid ( USA- ECONOMY/JOBS, moved, 900 words).