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
LIMA, Peru-- Clashes between Peruvian police and hundreds of protesters in the tourist region of Cuzco have left at least five people injured.
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.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- AT&T Inc is planning to announce on Wednesday that it will expand its Latin American reach for business customers through a collaboration with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil.
AREQUIPA, Peru, Sept 17- Peruvian miner Volcan expects two new silver projects to add 8 million ounces to its current annual output of 22 million ounces, the company's president said on Tuesday. "These two projects will allow Volcan to add another 8 million ounces of silver on top of current production," he said.
*Peru copper production likely do more than double by 2016. LONDON, Sept 17- Copper steadied near a five-week low on Tuesday in cautious trade ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting at which the U.S. central bank is widely expected to announce it will begin rolling back its monetary stimulus.
*Copper rises 0.2 pct, trades near Friday's 5- week low. SINGAPORE, Sept 17- Copper edged higher on Tuesday but stayed close to five-week lows in cautious trade ahead of a U.S. The most-traded December copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange closed 0.2 percent higher at 51,460 yuan a tonne.
*Copper little changed, trades near Friday's 5- week low. SINGAPORE, Sept 17- Copper was largely unchanged on Tuesday, hovering close to its lowest in five weeks in cautious trade ahead of a U.S. The most-traded December copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange dropped 0.3 percent to 51,190 yuan a tonne.
SINGAPORE, Sept 17- Copper edged lower on Tuesday, falling for three out of four sessions and trading close to five-week low on positioning ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting at which it is widely expected to begin withdrawing stimulus. *The most-traded December copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange dropped 0.7 percent to 50,980 yuan a tonne.
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.