Business South America

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer," followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer", followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Argentina expects to issue no more than $10 billion to $15 billion in international debt next year, Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said on Monday. President Mauricio Macri ended a decade-long legal battle with mostly U.S. creditors who refused to accept payment terms from a record 2002 default, enabling Argentina to issue international...

  • Sept 20- Australia has crimped its forecast for beef exports by nearly 7 percent, with farmers easing off on slaughtering cattle as they look to rebuild herds from 20- year lows following three years of drought. They are also giving rival beef exporting nations like Brazil the chance to ramp up market share in key consumers such as China, where a...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Argentina expects to issue no more than $10 billion to $15 billion in international debt next year, Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said on Monday. President Mauricio Macri ended a decade-long legal battle with mostly U.S. creditors who refused to accept payment terms from a record 2002 default, enabling Argentina to issue international...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co will invest $10 billion in Argentina over the next decade, Vice Chairman John Rice said on Monday, the latest foreign company to announce new plans since President Mauricio Macri took office. GE has already invested $1.2 billion alongside local partners and customers in the past four months, the...

  • LIMA, Sept 19- Peru is in talks with BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, about obtaining infrastructure financing, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Monday after meeting with the company's chief executive officer Larry Fink. "They're interested in doing financing in Peru on infrastructure, and I'm in talks with them about that."

  • LIMA, Sept 19- Peru is in talks with BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, about obtaining infrastructure financing, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Monday after meeting with the company's chief executive officer Larry Fink. "They're interested in doing financing in Peru on infrastructure, and I'm in talks with them about that."

  • Sept 20- Australia has crimped its forecast for beef exports by nearly 7 percent, with farmers easing off on slaughtering cattle as they look to rebuild herds from 20- year lows following three years of drought. They are also giving rival beef exporting nations like Brazil the chance to ramp up market share in key consumers such as China, where a...

  • BRASILIA, Sept 19- Brazilian airlines are up in arms over a decision by Brazil's tax authority to list Ireland as a tax haven, which means about 1 billion reais in new taxes on aircraft leases for carriers struggling to regain profitability. Brazil's tax authority announced on Thursday it was adding Ireland, Austria, Curaçao and Saint Martin to its list of...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 19- Brazil's heavily indebted state-led oil company Petrobras will likely cut planned investment by about a sixth and its 2020 output goal by 14 percent under a five-year strategic plan that could be released as early as Monday after markets close, according to analysts. "This plan is very important for setting expectations at a company that...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer," followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a speech on...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer", followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a speech on...

  • CARACAS, Sept 16- Venezuela's opposition failed to draw large numbers on Friday in its latest protests against President Nicolas Maduro, and the national election board delayed a decision on the next stage of a possible referendum on his socialist rule. Venezuela's 30 million people are suffering shortages, triple-digit inflation and a third year of...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer", followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a speech on...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer," followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a speech on...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 16- Cia Energética de Minas Gerais SA, Brazil's No. 3 power utility, is currently in advanced talks with potential partners with which it would share control of electricity distributor Light SA, Chief Executive Officer Mauro Borges said on Friday. Several banks that form part of an investment vehicle called Parati SA and shares control of Light...

  • CARACAS, Sept 16- Venezuela's opposition failed to draw large numbers on Friday in its latest protests against President Nicolas Maduro, and the national election board delayed a decision on the next stage of a possible referendum on his socialist rule. Opposition leader Henry Ramos said given the last-minute call for protests and that people were facing a "...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 16- Executives applauded the opening of Argentina's economy at a major business forum in Buenos Aires this week but many said they are looking for improved infrastructure, more flexible labor laws and other reforms before committing investments. Argentina's oil sector, blessed with one of the world's largest shale reserves, faces one of the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 16- Executives applauded the opening of Argentina's economy at a major business forum in Buenos Aires this week but many said they are looking for improved infrastructure, more flexible labor laws and other reforms before committing investments. Argentina's oil sector, blessed with one of the world's largest shale reserves, faces one of the...