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Alfa’s oil ambitions

23 Oct

The Mexican company's plan to raise capital is part of a broader advance by local groups into the newly liberalised energy sector.

Dilma edges ahead

21 Oct

Three polls suggest the tide is turning in favour of the governing party ahead of the election on October 26.

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.

In the latest report

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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