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Gabriel Burin

Is the clock ticking again for Argentine debt? Ask the IMF

Aug 16 2019

BUENOS AIRES A collapse in Argentina's peso currency this week and soaring borrowing costs have fueled investors' concern that Latin America's third-largest economy is heading for another debt restructuring.

Mexico peso faces difficult times as global trade anxiety sets in: Reuters poll

Aug 07 2019

BUENOS AIRES Mexico's peso is falling victim to increasing global trade tensions and will likely struggle in the near future, only a few months after the currency was spared from the impact of direct U.S. tariffs, a Reuters poll showed.

Six points: Argentine markets watching gap as presidential primaries near

Aug 01 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine voters go to the polls for primary elections next week with market-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri widely expected to come in behind the populist-leaning opposition candidate. The market reaction, economists say, depends how big the margin.

Six points: Argentine markets watching gap as presidential primaries near

Aug 01 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine voters go to the polls for primary elections next week with market-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri widely expected to come in behind the populist-leaning opposition candidate. The market reaction, economists say, depends how big the margin.

Political uncertainty to keep clouding outlook for Brazil economy: Reuters poll

Jul 15 2019

BUENOS AIRES Political uncertainty over upcoming reform plans in Brazil will continue to cast a shadow over the outlook of Latin America's biggest economy, a Reuters poll of analysts showed.

Argentine central bank lowers interest rate floor, peso rises

Jul 01 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's central bank said on Monday it would set a new lower interest rate floor on its benchmark "Leliq" notes at 58% for the month of July, buoying the peso currency in morning trading.

Argentina fiscal goals on track for now - but about to get much harder

Jun 28 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 28 Argentina's fiscal targets, on track so far this year, are about to get squeezed as pension payouts rise and tax revenues weaken amid a biting economic rut, potentially leaving a poisoned chalice for whoever is elected president at the end of this year.

Mexico's central bank expected to hold interest rate at 8.25%: Reuters poll

Jun 25 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank is expected to hold its benchmark interest rate steady at 8.25% on Thursday, according to a Reuters poll, after annual inflation slowed this month more than expected, despite signs of weakness in the economy.

U.S. tariff ultimatum throws Mexico peso into choppy waters: Reuters poll

Jun 06 2019

BUENOS AIRES Mexico's peso will navigate choppy waters in the near future, away from its recent stability, following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.

Argentina inflation data could be make or break for Macri

May 17 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina inflation data is coming into the spotlight and could sway the South American nation's political future as it heads towards a knife-edge election later this year that is likely to be a choice between painful market reforms and a return to populism. | Video

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