Latin Currency Volatility Index
What can corporations and debt issuers expect this year?
The US Federal Reserve is ready for its first rate increase since the financial crisis, while crude oil prices have dropped more than half since June last year. But what does that mean for Latin America’s currencies? Latin Trade’s new Currency Volatility Index gathers data from the region’s central banks and financial institutions to analyze what the year holds for each country’s currency, as well as its possible effects on investors and corporations operating in the region. Latin Trade reports.
Chile’s reforms: Best for business?
Reforms include changes to tax regime
Michelle Bachelet’s second stint as Chile’s president is turning out to be more radical than her first. Since returning to power in March 2014, the Socialist leader has overseen the biggest shake-up of the tax regime in a generation and sent bills to Congress to reform both the education and electoral systems. She has also vowed to give Chile a new constitution during her four years in office. Seldom before has a Chilean president tried to make so many big changes at the same time. But what does the business community think about those changes? Latin Trade reports.
Latin Business Index
Which are the best countries for doing business in the region?
The Latin Business Index, a measure of overall conditions for conducting business in Latin America, reflects more challenging …
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