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Rodrigo Campos

Time to buy? Argentina's bargain basement stocks start to gain appeal

Sep 13 2019

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK Argentina's stocks, which crashed last month to multi-year lows, are starting to lure in hardy investors tempted by bargain basement prices, even as the country teeters on the brink of default ahead of a general election next month.

'Fictitious calm': Argentine controls steady markets, but more uncertainty lies ahead

Sep 06 2019

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK Argentine markets ended the week on a high after capital controls helped arrest a sharp plunge in the peso currency and local bond prices, but investors said the outlook remained shaky amid swirling political and financial uncertainty.

Brazil's Cemig privatization plan could pass within six months: CEO

Aug 27 2019

NEW YORK State approval for the privatization of Brazilian power company Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais , known as Cemig, may take "at the maximum" six months, Chief Executive Officer Cledorvino Belini said on Tuesday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold, Treasuries rise as recession, trade fears rattle investors

Aug 27 2019

NEW YORK, Aug 27 Declining stocks on Wall Street weighed down a global equities gauge on Tuesday on lingering worries about the U.S.-China trade war, while demand for U.S. Treasuries and precious metals rose on recession fears.

Stocks tumble, yen rallies as U.S. and China escalate trade war

Aug 23 2019

NEW YORK Stocks, the dollar and oil prices fell on Friday while safe havens rose after President Donald Trump demanded U.S. companies look at alternatives to China for manufacturing, following Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on American goods.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks tumble, yen rallies as Trump threatens to counter new China tariffs

Aug 23 2019

* U.S. two-year/10-year yield curve inverts (Updates with U.S. market close)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks and oil fall, yen rallies as Trump threatens to further escalate China trade war

Aug 23 2019

NEW YORK, Aug 23 Stocks and oil prices fell sharply on Friday while traditional safe havens rose after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to further escalate his trade war with China "this afternoon," following a new round of retaliatory tariffs from Beijing.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks and oil fall, yen rallies as Trump threatens counter to China tariffs

Aug 23 2019

* Trump expected to announce action on China later in the day

Stocks rise with focus on stimulus; U.S. yield curve briefly inverts

Aug 21 2019

NEW YORK A global equities gauge rose on Wednesday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospect of a global recession.

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