Hunger for LatAm currency debt undimmed

31 Mar 2011

Favourable market conditions and international investor demand for local currency debt has not been derailed by events in Japan and the Middle East, investors said last weekend, as reported by EuroWeek’s sister publication, Emerging Markets.

Latin sovereigns such as Peru and Uruguay, as well as corporates, are using current demand to further dedollarise economies and develop local capital markets. They are keen to explore the window of opportunity before interest rate rises attract capital back to developed markets.

Mario Bergara, president of the ...

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