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Lat Am sovs to come under pressure as tensions rise

Bogota, Colombia, protest, LatAm, paro, 575
By Oliver West
13 May 2021

Investors in Latin America are growing increasingly concerned that social unrest in Colombia, where tax reform plans are in tatters and more than 40 people have been killed, is a sign of things to come, with sovereigns facing severe pressure as they attempt to improve credit profiles that have been battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Yet sovereign bond markets are seeing only modest, short-lived sell-offs, given the enormous liquidity still in bond markets.

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By Oliver West
13 May 2021