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August 12, 2019

LATAM: recovery delayed again

The recovery of growth in Latin America has not materialized for several quarters and the return to average growth rates above 2% has been consistently delayed. The second quarter of 2019 was no exception.

August 1, 2019

Mexico | Economic slowdown

Yesterday, the INEGI published preliminary growth data for the second quarter. As we know, this showed growth of 0.1% compared with the previous quarter.

July 30, 2019

Global Funds Outlook | Third Quarter 2019

‘Search for yield’ has emerged as the predominant driver of funds flows in the current low yield backdrop marked by a complicated global macro outlook and supportive central banks.

July 24, 2019

Inertia won't be enough

The Spanish economy is showing enviable resistance in the face of an internal and external environment surrounded by uncertainty. When GDP data is published for the second quarter, it is highly likely that growth will have remained between 2% and 3% year-on-year.

July 22, 2019

Portugal | The 2019 and 2020 growth forecast is raised

Growth for 2019 and 2020 would stand at approximately 1.7%YoY, 2 pp above that previously estimated in both cases. In 2019, it is expected that the slowdown in consumption will be offset by the increase observed in investment, whilst next year, improved exports should continue against a backdrop of recovery of global demand

July 19, 2019

Colombia | Gradual recovery in a challenging international and local context

Over the last few weeks we have been reviewing our global and local economic outlook scenario and the year economic performance has been especially challenging due to the change in international conditions, mainly.

July 3, 2019

U.S. | Business Investment – Lower, Higher or just Different?

Lower net investment in real estate and high depreciation rates of intangibles account for most of the slowdown in net business investment over the last 30 years.
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June 7, 2019

Mexico | Underinvestment in E&P prompts Fitch to downgrade Pemex’s bonds to junk status

Fitch downgrades Pemex’s bonds to junk status as the company keeps facing serious underinvestment in E&P because of its relatively high fiscal burden.