China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
Moody's may upgrade its credit rating for Peru to "Baa2" within the next year, analysts at the ratings agency said. That would put it on par with countries like Brazil and Bulgaria.
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The turmoil in Peru may not exactly match up to what’s happening in Libya, Japan or some of the other world’s hotspots, but traders are carefully watching political upheaval in the metal-producing South American nation.
Colombia, the fourth largest economy in South America, could see its NYSE listings double in the next year. The NYSE currently has two Colombian listings, totaling a market cap of $97.4 billion — only 7 percent of the NYSE’s Latin American total — and well behind Brazil’s 65 percent and Mexico’s 18 percent stakes.
The Peruvian currency has room to rise if the government would just let it happen, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch's David Beker.
After decades of boom to bust behavior, economies from Mexico to Brazil are looking dynamic, diverse and durable, helped by a wealth of natural resources and a good measure of fiscal discipline.
Thirty years ago on Monday, followers of Abimael Guzmán, a philosophy professor who believed he was “the fourth sword of communism” after Marx, Lenin and Mao, burned ballot boxes in the remote town of Chuschi on the eve of the first democratic elections in 12 years.
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The South American country is the world's No. 3 copper and zinc producer, a top-two silver producer and No. 5 in gold, and labor unrest in Peru has flared in recent weeks.