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Neves closes the gap

16 Oct

Opinion polls suggest that the opposition candidate is running neck-and-neck against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ahead of the October 26 second round.

Ecuador under pressure to raise funds

10 Oct

The government will need to borrow more from abroad if it is to sustain an ambitious public investment programmme.

Diavaz highlights local interest in Mexico’s oil opening

08 Oct

Exxon Mobil has approached Diavaz about a potential partnership according to the Mexican oil service provider’s chief executive.

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18 September 2014

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Consumer Survey

Faint improvement in LatAm consumer sentiment

Consumer confidence edged upwards in the LatAm region in 3Q14, according to our latest survey. But the recovery is modest at best.

3Q14 LatAm Confidential Consumer Survey

Confidence improves QoQ, but remains weak relative to a year ago.

Resources and Trade

Mexican energy sector heating up

The Mexican private sector is beginning to grasp the opportunities opened up by the reform.

Finance

Investors increase their bets on Brazil

The prospect of government defeat in Brazil’s elections is exciting fund managers.

Infrastructure

LatAm homebuilders hit by regional slowdown

Government spending is crucial to helping the sector ride out difficulty.

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