Reposted from The Wall-Street Journal
By Katie Martin
Mongolia is the new Zambia.
Back in September, Zambia snagged the market’s attention when it managed to issue 10-year bonds at a price only slightly above Spain’s borrowing costs.
Wednesday, Mongolia is in the spotlight, More…
Reposted from Haiti Libre
Saturday in the context of XXII Ibero-American Summit, José Manuel García-Margallo, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, and his Haitian counterpart, Pierre Richard Casimir, have signed the Agreement for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments between the Kingdom of Spain and the Republic of Haiti. More…
Reposted from Bloomberg Businessweek
Freetown, Sierra Leone
By Roben Farzad
As far as investing goes, the economic battlefronts of Europe, China, and the U.S. seem like the only concern.
Meanwhile, as if it could not care less about all that, Sierra Leone, the West African nation still shellshocked from years of truly horrific bloodshed, is building a stock market. Sitting on the corner of the edge of what they call the investing frontier—tiny, illiquid markets aspiring to graduate to emerging-market status More…
Pdt Santos and Rajoy in Bogota
Reposted from Latin American Herald Tribune
BOGOTA – Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday acted as the ambassador of Spanish companies in Bogota and was received with open arms by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who emphasized the legal security his country offers for foreign investment.
After visiting Mexico, Rajoy concluded his first Latin American tour in Bogota and departed for Spain satisfied with the situation of Spanish firms in the region and encouraged by the possibilities for commercial exchange. More…