The capital markets trade group now sees the Brazilian economy expanding 2.80% next year.
The multilateral development bank has bought, in local currency, the equivalent of US$50mn in senior notes issued by MercadoLibre's FIDC fund, established to provide a source of financing for SMEs.
The Mexico City Airport Trust sweetened its offer to bondholders after the original offer was rejected.
"Stable economic growth will help support the operating environment for Latin American banks, keeping problem loans at bay in most countries," says Moody's Vice President Felipe Carvallo.
The unprecedented rise in Venezuelan migrants in 2017 and 2018 linked to the country's economic crisis could increase social and political tensions in neighboring countries, says Fitch Ratings.
Antigua and Barbuda's PM is insisting Scotiabank give local banks a first right of refusal before selling its subsidiary in the country to a group from Trinidad and Tobago.
Each of the country's six private pension fund managers, or AFPs as they are known, manages five individual funds - A, B, C, D and E - which their affiliates can choose from, with A being the highest risk and E the lowest.
The federal government approved a US$49mn loan from Kuwait's economic development fund for Córdoba province.