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Mexico City: Mexico in the Global Economy

Wednesday, March 28, 2007  |  2007 Latin American Cities Conferences

Just as the Mexican Senate was approving a groundbreaking federal pension reform law, the Americas Society and Council of the Americas (AS/COA) held its 2007 Mexico City Conference to look at Mexico’s role in the global economy. With over 180 private and public sector leaders in attendance, the conference, hosted in association with the Mexican Business Council of Foreign Trade Investment and Technology (COMCE), highlighted key reforms—including labor, energy, and fiscal reforms—to improve Mexico’s competitiveness. ... Read More

Latin American Equities: Another Nasdaq-Style Bubble or a Long-Term Bull Market?

Thursday, January 25, 2007  |  Viewpoints Americas

Global Head of Equities at Grupo Santander Dario Lizzano believes 2007 will mark a fifth consecutive year of positive returns for regional equities and outperformance over both emerging and developed markets. Improvements in the region’s economic position are linked to both domestic and external factors. ... Read More

Latin America 2007: Economic, Financial and Business Predictions

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Looking ahead to growth and investment prospects in the coming year, AS/COA convened leading financial analysts to reflect on regional and country-specific trends in a conference held on November 15. Conference speakers, including experts from the private sector, academia, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), provided critical insight into the opportunities and challenges facing the region. ... Read More