Latin America Argentina

  • SANTIAGO- Central Bank of Chile holds monetary policy meeting MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 SYDNEY- Remarks by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the 2018 ISDA Annual Australia Conference, Sydney- 2235 GMT. SYDNEY- Remarks by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the Finalists Announcement for Walkley Business Journalism Awards 0200 GMT. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank...

  • appetite@ Oct 16- Latin American stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, lifted by an upbeat Wall Street, with Brazil stocks gaining more than 2 percent while currencies firmed as the dollar steadied. Strong earnings from blue-chips sent Wall Street higher, bolstering investor sentiment toward developing market assets after a slew of geopolitical issues and a...

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds its rate-setting meeting- 1200 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Speech by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the 2018 Citi Conference- 2120 GMT.

  • Oct 12- Most Latin American currencies steadied on Friday, giving up some gains from earlier in the session as the dollar gained momentum on a rebound in Wall Street after its two-day slide. The outperformance can be attributed to gains in Brazil due to optimism on the presidential election, and in Argentina on the country's attempts to shore up its currency and...

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he told China's central bank chief that currency issues need to be part of any further U.S.- China trade talks and expressed his concerns about the yuan's recent weakness. Mnuchin also told Reuters in an interview that China needs to identify concrete "action items" to rebalance the two countries' trade...

  • Oct 11- A dented dollar lent support to most Latin American currencies on Thursday, with the Argentine peso firming for the seventh session in nine, while regional stock markets mirrored the gloom on Wall Street. The dollar weakened after a lower-than-expected rise in U.S. inflation dampened the case for an aggressive rate hike pace by the Federal Reserve, but...

  • White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters at the White House on Thursday that a meeting between the two leader at the global gathering in Buenos Aires is under discussion.

  • Kevin Hassett, Economist.

    A severe emerging markets fall is the biggest economic risk to the U.S., not inflation, a top economic advisor to President Trump says.

  • A man walks past the International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo at its headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The International Monetary Fund warned on Wednesday that "a further escalation of trade tensions, as well as rising geopolitical risks and policy uncertainty in major economies, could lead to a sudden deterioration in risk sentiment."

  • A look at the emerging markets sovereign space

    Hartmut Issel of UBS Global Wealth Management why the recent movement in the Chinese markets "feels a bit like an overreaction."

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on October 4, 2018. 

    The IMF said the global economy is now expected to grow at 3.7 percent this year and next year — down 0.2 percentage points from an earlier forecast.

  • Oct 8- Brazil's real firmed more than 2 percent on Monday and stocks were on track to mark their highest close in nearly five months, after a strong first-round showing for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro raised hopes for much needed economic reforms. Investors overwhelmingly prefer Bolsonaro as they believe that he will tackle the cost of...

  • SpaceX launches the first Block 5 version of its Falcon 9 rocket for the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 mission.

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's first stage has landed back at its California launch site after carrying an Argentinian satellite into space.

  • Cows graze on a dairy farmin Porterville in California's Central Valley. 

    Despite gains from the new NAFTA deal with Mexico and Canada, it falls short in reaching "more ambitious goals" of certain agribusiness sectors, a CoBank report said Friday.

  • Blake Mycoskie, founder of Toms Shoes, pictured in 2018

    Toms donate a pair of shoes for every one it sells, and has donated more than 60 million pairs since it was founded in 2006. In 2014, Mycoskie sold a 50 percent stake in the business to Bain Capital, valuing the company at an estimated $625 million

  • Paper ballots are counted after the end of voting in the Italian general elections on March 4, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

    It's "probably one of the most important political variables we have to look at," said Michael Hasenstab, chief investment officer at Templeton Global Macro.

  • Michael Hasenstab of Templeton Global Bond Fund says Argentinian President Mauricio Macri's administration has done "about everything correct in terms of implementing orthodox policy."

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 2- Argentina's peso opened unchanged at 39.55 per dollar on Tuesday, the second day under an International Monetary Fund deal that includes containing the currency within a trading band after the peso lost more than half its value this year. On Monday, the peso rose 4.42 percent, boosted by the central bank's sale of $1.78 billion worth of...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 2- Argentina's peso opened unchanged at 39.55 per dollar on Tuesday on the second day under a new International Monetary Fund deal that includes containing the currency within a trading band after the peso lost more than half its value this year.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- President Donald Trump on Monday touted a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a win for U.S. workers while investors breathed a sigh of relief that the key pillars of NAFTA had survived his hardball strategy to reshape global commerce. The United States had forged a separate trade deal with Mexico, the third member of NAFTA, in August.