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Where’s the Growth???

February 20, 2015                     Playa 9 So, with stock markets in the developed world on a tear and the Fed and the Bank of England considering hiking interest rates, one would think economic growth is back with a vengeance. After all, stock markets are fueled by expanding

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Careful what you wish for!

February 6, 2015                        Playa 8 Finally, after months of fretting by investors, they got what they so desired from the European Central Bank, and more. At the end of last month, the bank at long last decided to show all its cards and announced

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Crédito de la banca comercial a diciembre 2014

Sofía Robles Ligero repunte En diciembre del 2014 el saldo del financiamiento otorgado por la banca comercialpresentó un incremento nominal de 9.74%. De este indicador, el financiamiento otorgado al sector privado, que constituye el 75% del financiamiento total, presentó un incremento de 8.2% en la Cartera Vigente, un crecimiento mayor al presentado los últimos 4

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Venezuela Devalues Currency for Airlines, Remittances

Venezuela devalued its currency for airline tickets and incoming foreign direct investment as it attempts to halt the hemorrhaging of dollars that has pushed international reserves to a 10-year low. Airlines will be reimbursed for ticket sales at the exchange rate used at weekly auctions, which last sold dollars at 11.36 bolivars, compared with the official

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Investors Flee Developing Countries

Investors dumped currencies in emerging markets, underscoring growing anxiety about the ability of developing nations to prop up their economies as they face uneven growth. The Argentinian peso tumbled 16% against the dollar as the South American nation’s central bank stepped back from its efforts to protect the currency. The Turkish lira sank to a

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