iShares MSCI Peru ETF
Peru’s Inflation in 2017 and Slower Economic Activity
Peru’s economy continues to suffer in 2017 from the damage caused by floods in March 2017 due to the ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation).
Why Global Mining Leader Peru Is Seeing Slower Growth in 2017
According to Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance, the El Niño–related infrastructure damages were close to $4 billion.
Peru’s Flood and the IMF
Peru is one of the fastest-growing economies among emerging markets.
Emerging Markets Have Been Leading Stock Returns in 2016
While developed markets have been caught in a lull, we’ve seen emerging markets grab the spotlight. Emerging markets have been leading stock market returns so far in 2016.
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.
Investing in Latin America Can Bear Fruit, but Should We?
With commodity prices recovering and major developed markets (EFA) (VEA) caught in the lull, Latin America should see sunnier days ahead.
How Mobile Banking Boosts Financial Inclusion in Latin America
World Bank data reveal that since 2011, more than 60 million people in Latin America have opened bank and mobile money accounts.
Brazil’s Growth Story: Why Will It Accelerate?
Brazil (EWZ) (BRZU) is a favorite emerging market (EEM) (VWO) (EDC) for Mark Mobius. According to Mobius, there are tremendous opportunities in Brazil.
Equity Issuance: Freeport Says Maybe, Teck Says ‘Not an Option’
To combat the mining industry slowdown, Freeport-McMoRan is looking at alternatives, including asset sales of both energy and copper and equity issuance.
Copper in 2016: Could Curtailments Balance New Supply?
Although copper producers such as Glencore (GLNCY) and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) have announced some production curtailments, other copper producers have not followed suit.
Peru’s GDP expectations increase across the board
The latest survey by the Peruvian Central Bank showed that GDP growth expectations were up in January, which is a positive development after many investors thought Peru was losing steam.