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Monday, 19 February 2018

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  • Brazil and Ecuador lead charge in busy day for LatAm

    Ticker | 18 January 2018

    Sovereigns are leading the charge in the Latin American primary markets on Thursday as both Ecuador and Brazil for vie for investor attention in their first bond deals of the year.

  • Brazil

    Brazil sets IPTs of 5.80% area on tap of 2047

    Ticker | 18 January 2018

    Brazil, rated Ba2/BB-/BB, has set initial price thoughts of 5.80% area on a tap of its 5.625% 2047 bond, according to sources.

  • Ecuador flag

    Ecuador sets IPTs of low 8% area on 10-year US dollar bond

    Ticker | 18 January 2018

    Ecuador has set initial price thoughts of low 8% area on a new US dollar 10-year bond ahead of expected pricing on Thursday, according a lead bank on the deal.

  • Hidrovias debuts on quiet day for LatAm

    Ticker | 17 January 2018

    Hidrovias do Brasil launched a US$600m seven-year non-call four bond on Wednesday, the latest debut borrower to come to market out of the LatAm region in the first weeks of the year.

  • US dollar bills

    Investor bond allocations at four-year low: survey

    Ticker | 16 January 2018

    Bond allocations among investors have fallen to four-year lows as equity exposure climbs, according to Bank of America’s January fund manager survey.

  • Ecuador bonds fall on debt probe

    Emerging Markets | 12 January 2018

    Ecuador bonds moved lower last week after news that the country’s comptroller’s office will audit debt issued in the last five years of the administration of former president Rafael Correa.

  • PDVSA

    Vene bonds 'should trade minus interest'

    Top News | 12 January 2018

    The Emerging Markets Traders Association last week in effect joined the chorus of voices calling a credit event in Venezuela when it recommended that sovereign bonds trade flat – the way defaulted debt is typically priced.

  • A BBVA Bancomer logo is seen on a bank branch

    LatAm sees bond supply surge

    Ticker | 11 January 2018

    LatAm borrowers stormed to market Thursday, as investors welcomed four issuers looking to price US$3bn of bonds despite some significant headline risks ahead.

  • Brazil

    LatAm borrowers defy rates volatility to raise US$700m

    Ticker | 10 January 2018

    Brazilian railroad operator Rumo and Peru’s Interbank successfully raised a combined US$700m in bonds on Wednesday despite another topsy-turvy day in the US Treasury market.

  • PIIGS

    IFR SNAPSHOT: Junk hogs limelight in slow day for high-grade

    Ticker | 10 January 2018

    It’s all about high-yield issues this morning as a string of high-profile junk names prep bond sales, while the pace of activity in high-grade slows.