The government brought its forecast for 2018 in line with that of local economists.
The austerity plan of Mexico's president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador could see MetLife's local unit not only lose important health insurance business but also savings that it manages for government employees, according to Mexican media.
With lithium prices multiplying, the miner plans to ramp up investment in Chilean lithium carbonate expansion through 2021, while also pushing lithium investments in Argentina and Australia.
In a briefing note, ratings agency A.M. Best outlined multiple areas facing potential negative impacts from the sweeping initiatives backed by Mexico's president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who assumes power in December with a very strong political mandate.
The Houston-based company beat analysts' expectations by reporting a 24% jump in quarterly revenue on Monday, driven by booming US oil production.
The project comes as the oil-rich country attempts to kick-start a local industry battered by corruption, government interference and international sanctions.
Watchdog CMF puts out to public consultation proposed new rules that require market infrastructure institutions to follow international best practice.
Authorities in the country have amended insurance rules for storage, transport and distribution of hydrocarbons, among other areas.
Companies issue corporate and development updates relating to copper, vanadium and gold assets in Peru, Brazil and the Dominican Republic.
The company is the first Spanish utility to have emission reduction targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative