Political Risk Analysis - Quick View: Corruption Allegations Threaten Pi?era Campaign - 02 OCT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Chile / Political Risk
The attorney general's office announced on September 26 that an investigation into irregular payments linked to the 2009 election campaign of former president Sebasti?n Pi?era has been launch...
Industry Forecast - Banking Sector: Deterioration Set To Continue - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Venezuela / Economy
Deposit and loan growth will continue to fall in real terms in Venezuela, as the country's ongoing economic and political crisis weighs heavily on the banking sector. However, we do not expect the...
Political Risk Analysis - Quick View: Sendic's Departure Bodes Ill For Frente Amplio Coalition - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Uruguay / Political Risk
On September 9 Uruguay's Vice President Ra?l Sendic announced he would resign, tendering his resignation on September 11.
Political Risk Analysis - Quick View: Morales On Firmer Footing As Immunity Remains Intact - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Guatemala / Political Risk
On 11 of September, Guatemala's congress voted down a motion to lift President Jimmy Morales's immunity from prosecution related to allegations of illicit campaign financing during the 2015 elect...
Economic Analysis - Quick View: Earthquake Damage Mitigated By Location And Stricter Building Codes - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Mexico / Economy
An earthquake of 8.1 on the Richter scale struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on September 7, the strongest to hit the country in over a hundred years.
Economic Analysis - BCRP To Conclude Cutting Cycle In 2017 - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Peru / Economy
Peru's Central Reserve Bank will continue its interest rate cutting cycle in the coming months, as economic growth remains weak and inflation stays within the bank's target range. A growth recovery...
Industry Forecast - Banking Sector: Corporate Sector A Source Of Weakness - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Brazil / Economy
The Brazilian banking sector faces a dim growth outlook over the coming quarters, as political uncertainty weighs on investment decisions and loan demand. Though household deleveraging will offer...
Economic Analysis - Currency Roundup: Little Upside Left This Year - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Latin America / Economy
We are moderately bearish on Latin American currencies over the coming months, as major commodities face further price weakness and sentiment-driven rallies lose steam
Market Strategy - Break Of Resistance Would Be Bullish Signal - 22 MAY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor May 2017 / Brazil / Finance
The MSCI Brazil Index is set to test key technical levels, which could see the index make a break through multi-year downtrend resistance.
Economic Analysis - Quick View - Dovish Stance Will Be Tested By Persistent Inflation - 22 MAY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor May 2017 / Peru / Economy
On May 11, the BCRP unexpectedly cut its benchmark rate by 25 basis points from 4.25% to 4.00%