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Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 13, 2016 1 comment

Peru president courts Chinese investment in first international trip

Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is in China for his first official visit abroad to court investment in Peruvian mining and infrastructure projects. Kuczynski will meet with government and business  Full Article »

Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 5, 2016 1 comment

Law may open foreign investment in Peru’s border regions

Legislators in Tacna and Tumbes are looking to attract hundreds of millions of dollars in investment by amending Peru’s Constitution to allow foreign capital into border regions. Article 71 of  Full Article »

Ruling signals MSCI likely to keep Peru as ‘emerging market’
Posted by Colin Post on May 12, 2016 2 comments

Ruling signals MSCI likely to keep Peru as ‘emerging market’

Index-fund provider MSCI has kept the Southern Copper stock in the Peru universe, a move which indicates Peru will remain classified as an “emerging market.” Southern Copper is one of  Full Article »

Veronika Mendoza will not ruin Peru’s economy
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 5, 2016 3 comments

Veronika Mendoza will not ruin Peru’s economy

A Veronika Mendoza presidency will not wreak the economic havoc which some analysts fear. “Ruin” is a subjective term. To be clear, Veronika Mendoza’s policies would ruin Peru’s economy if  Full Article »

Rise of Veronika Mendoza hammers Peru markets
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 5, 2016 1 comment

Rise of Veronika Mendoza hammers Peru markets

Peru’s currency and equity markets have fallen drastically on news that leftist candidate Veronika Mendoza may qualify for a runoff in 2016 presidential elections. The sol had strengthened 5.8% in  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Pacific Alliance pitches emerging-market investors in US

The finance ministers from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are showcasing their bloc’s economies and investment opportunities to investors in the Unites States. Peru’s finance minister Alonso Segura is making  Full Article »

What would Veronika Mendoza do with Petroperu?
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 29, 2016 2 comments

What would Veronika Mendoza do with Petroperu?

A list of questions to leftist presidential candidate Veronika Mendoza about her ambiguous plans for Peru’s state oil firm, Petroperu. Polls show left-wing presidential candidate Veronika Mendoza commands 4% of the  Full Article »

Julio Guzman stumbles over indigenous rights law
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 25, 2016 2 comments

Julio Guzman stumbles over indigenous rights law

Julio Guzman has backtracked in an early gaffe committed just after emerging as a contender in Peru’s presidential elections next April. Less than one week after new polls indicated that Guzman  Full Article »

MSCI maintains Peru’s ‘emerging market’ classification
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 30, 2015 Leave a comment

MSCI maintains Peru’s ‘emerging market’ classification

Leading equity-index provider MSCI will not downgrade Peru’s classification from “emerging market” to “frontier market” this year. Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) announced last month that it was reevaluating its  Full Article »

Peru moves to avoid “frontier market” classification
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru moves to avoid “frontier market” classification

Peru looks to cut capital gains taxes and take other measures to avoid being reclassified a “frontier market” by a key equity-index provider. Deputy finance minister Enzo de Defilippi said  Full Article »