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Why Argentina’s Consumer Confidence Fell in June 2017
President Mauricio Macri’s austerity measures seem to be impacting Argentina’s consumer confidence, as it saw another fall in June 2017.
Performance of Latin American Equities Steady in June 2017
Latin American (ILF) equities in June 2017 remained steady amid the political turmoil among its member nations.
Surge in Imports Increases Argentina’s Trade Deficit in May 2017
Argentina (ARGT) posted a higher trade deficit for May 2017 at $642 million, mainly due to increasing imports as compared to its exports.
Why Consumer Confidence in Argentina Is Falling in 2017
Argentina’s (FM) consumer confidence saw a huge drop in June 2017, as Argentinians are highly unsatisfied with the austerity measures President Macri’s government has adopted.
Did Macri’s Efforts Boost Argentina’s Growth in 1Q17?
Argentina’s economy expanded in 1Q17 after consecutive contractions over the last three quarters.
Is Argentina Outperforming Emerging Markets in June 2017?
The Merval Index, Argentina’s benchmark index, has risen about 10.5% so far in 2017 as of June 23.
Emerging Markets Posted Stronger Gains in Year after Brexit Vote
Economic reforms by the Indian government and improvements in the manufacturing and automobile sectors are the main drivers of EEM.
Is Argentina on the Path to Recovery in 2017?
The leading economic index in Argentina rose 3.0% in May 2017 compared to 0.70% in April 2017.
Is Economic Activity in Mexico Steady despite Trade Fears?
The Mexican economy expanded 0.6% in 1Q17, beating market expectations. Exports and private spending have continued to support growth in Mexico this year.
Why Markets in India Are Scaling New Heights in 2017
India’s equity markets are soaring so far in 2017, pushing valuations above their long-term averages. India’s economy is scoring well due to high GDP growth and government reforms.
Will Mexico Look Past the US to Improve Economic Activity in 2017?
Trump’s anti-trade rhetoric has caused Mexican officials to consider working toward reducing the country’s reliance on the US.
Why Argentina’s Inflation Continues to Surge in 2017
Argentina’s inflation has been surging for a couple of years, spiking to around 40.0% in 2016 compared to 10.0% between 2007 and 2009.
Will Argentina Be Upgraded to an Emerging Market in 2017?
The recent rally in Argentina’s Merval Index (ARGT) reflects improved access to Argentina’s markets with a host of reforms adopted by President Mauricio Macri.
Argentina’s Stock Market Is Soaring: Will It Continue?
With the new government under the leadership of President Mauricio Macri, Argentina seems to be doing much better.
What Argentina’s Capital Flows Suggest about Valuations
Argentina’s capital markets (ARGT) saw a net of $869 million of funds flowing into the country’s portfolio investments in the first half of 2016.
Is Argentina Back in the Game, or Are Dark Clouds Here to Stay?
For more than a decade, the outgoing party’s continual resistance to honoring debt led to Argentina’s exclusion from international financial markets.
Investor Sentiment Favors Peru, Chile, and Brazil
Investor sentiment with respect to Latin American economies has definitely been changing since the beginning of the year.
Does Brazil’s Valuation Support Mark Mobius’s Statement?
The fall in commodity prices (DBC) (BCX) and political turmoil in Brazil have led to a contraction in the economy.
Why are hedge funds holding out on Argentina?
Argentina’s default led to significant shock waves in international financial markets, including the S&P 500 Index (SPY), the NASDAQ-100 (QQQ), and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA). It also led to a 0.52% spike in junk bond (JNK) yields in one week.
Must-know: Will a sovereign default impact your investment?
A significant factor in sovereign default is the presence of significant debt owed to foreign investors—since most sovereign defaults end in partial debt cancellation or debt restructuring, bond-holders are left with no option but to accept a loss on their investments.