Business Peru

  • THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 SHANGHAI- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy" before the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum City Lecture event- 1015 GMT. LIMA- Central bank of Peru chief Julio Velarde Flores will deliver a public presentation on macroeconomics...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Aug 3- Most Latin American currencies are set to stabilize further because of growing optimism on policy fine-tuning, although the Mexican peso is increasingly prone to agitation over the U.S. election in November, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. This remarkable tightening of the gap between the strategists' projection and the current rate of...

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand holds its monetary policy committee meeting- 0730 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 SHANGHAI, China- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy" before the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum City Lecture event- 1015 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy" before the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum City Lecture event- 1015 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea to release the minutes of its July policy meeting- 0700 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 SHANGHAI, China-...

  • Peruvian presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (R) of the 'Peruanos por el Kambio' (PPK-Peruvians for Change) party, flanked by his wife Nancy Lange, makes a victory announcement in Lima on June 9, 2016.

    Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took office as Peru's president on Thursday, asking the opposition-controlled Congress to help him fight income inequality.

  • LIMA, July 28- Failure to ratify the U.S.-led sweeping trade pact TPP would hand China "the keys to the castle" on globalization and do nothing to solve the real problems underlying American anxiety over jobs, the top U.S. trade official said Thursday. Trade Representative Michael Froman said he was still optimistic Congress would pass the 12- member TPP, in part...

  • LIMA, July 28- Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took office as Peru's president on Thursday, asking the opposition-controlled Congress to help him fight income inequality and ensure all Peruvians have access to running water, health care and free primary education. The 77- year-old Oxford-educated former investment banker, deemed "elitist" by opponents in last month's...

  • SAO PAULO/ LIMA, July 21- Lenders could accelerate the disbursement of a $4.125 billion loan to Peruvian gas pipeline operator Gasoducto Sur Peruano GSP SA if Brazilian engineering group Odebrecht SA fully exits the project overseeing the construction of the pipelines, three people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Odebrecht, which is ensnared in a...

  • July 21- Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governments now need to borrow and spend, Reuters polls showed. "Given how fragile the global economy is nearly eight years after the start of the global financial crisis,...

  • Peru-China Relations

    Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo says China's large market offers huge opportunities for Peru, which should export more than just commodities.

  • Peru Economy

    Former Peru President Alejandro Toledo says the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal will help Peru diversify export production away from just raw materials.

  • THURSDAY, JULY 14 WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund's head Christine Lagarde speaks at Center for Global Development in Washington on "Redoubling our Resolve for Global Development". PRETORIA- South African central bank Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo speaks at South Africa's first ever Public Economics Winter School, where tax policy, industrial...

  • SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Vice President Philip Bennett visits Bosnia. MANILA- Philippines central bank governor Amando Tetangco to speak at the central bank's luncheon for stakeholders- 0200 GMT. SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bosnia to sign a 71 million euro infrastructure loan- 0730 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, JULY 12 JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at a South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry meeting- 0730 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank to publish the minutes of its June board meeting- 0700 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting.

  • LIMA, July 6- Peru President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski vowed on Wednesday to make his "strongest effort" to reopen the polymetallic smelter La Oroya, part of his goal of wringing more value out of the country's key mineral exports. The former operator of the smelter, Doe Run Peru, owned by U.S.-based Renco Group Inc, halted operations at La Oroya in 2009 when it ran...

  • SAO PAULO, June 27- Odebrecht SA has sold a 57 percent stake in a Peruvian toll road project to Brookfield Asset Management Inc, as Latin America's largest engineering firm sheds assets to cope with fallout from a sweeping corruption probe on its home turf. In a statement, Salvador, Brazil- based Odebrecht said the transaction will allow it to keep a 25 percent in the...

  • LIMA, June 24- President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wants China to help transform Peru into a metals refining hub to boost the Andean country's key mining exports as prices for them slump, the incoming finance minister said. China is Peru's top trading partner and owns two major new copper mines in Peru, Chinalco Mining Corp International's Toromocho deposit...

  • A pedestrian looks at prices displayed on digital screens at a foreign currency exchange bureau in London, U.K., on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

    While Britain possibly voting to leave the EU has been talked about in U.K. assets, the bigger question is what happens to the rest of the world.

  • The bucket of a drag line unearths phosphate at the Mosaic Co. South Fort Meade phosphate mine in Fort Meade, Florida, U.S., on Thursday, July 9, 2015.

    Mosaic, the world's top producer of concentrated phosphate, has entered talks to buy Vale's fertilizer unit, sources familiar with the matter said.

  • FRIDAY, JUNE 17 MAKATI CITY, Philippines- World Bank lead economists Jan Rutkowski and Aleksandra Posarac to discuss the report "Labor Market Review: Employment and Poverty in the Philippines"- 0300 GMT. HANOI- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao holds a press conference as he wraps up his three-day Vietnam visit- 0630 GMT. BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand...