The latest markets news from Latin America

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The ‘Indiana Jones’ of emerging market investing, Mark Mobius, stepping down as lead manager

Well-respected emerging markets investor Mark Mobius said he will step back from the company he co-founded five years ago.

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Diageo shares plunge as drinks seller warns of 20% drop in sales in Latin America and the Caribbean

Shares in the Guinness seller plunged as the company said macroeconomic pressures are set to see its Latin American and Caribbean sales drop

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he’s back home after having a minor stroke in Mexico

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he suffered a minor stroke while attending a business conference in Mexico City.

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Ole! Mexico becomes biggest U.S. importer amid tensions with China

China is losing its title as biggest U.S. importer amid growing tensions. See who is taking China's place.

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It’s hard to believe, but emerging markets are handling debt better than the U.S.

When did these serial defaulters become bastions of economic resilience? writes Kenneth Rogoff.

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Orange-juice futures suffer their biggest weekly decline in over 6 years after hitting record

Orange-juice futures post a drop of nearly 11% for the week on Friday, the largest such decline since 2017, just days after settling at a record.

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The Day of the Dead in Mexico is a celebration for the 5 senses

The Day of the Dead in Mexico smells like cempasuchil flowers and copal incense. It has a sweet taste. Sounds and colors abound. There are photos and music.

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Hurricane Otis death toll rises to 48, dozens still missing around Acapulco

In Acapulco, families began to bury the dead on Sunday and continued the search for essentials while government workers and volunteers cleared streets clogged with muck and debris from the powerful Category 5 hurricane.

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Hurricane Otis weakens after slamming into Acapulco as ‘catastrophic’ Category 5 storm earlier

Otis could be more devastating than Hurricane Pauline that hit Acapulco in 1997, destroying swaths of the city and killing more than 200 people, López said.

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Why sugar prices have risen nearly 40% so far this year

Sugar prices have climbed by nearly 40% year to date, on track to mark their best yearly performance in 14 years, with U.S. and global supplies expected to remain tight.

Markets Overview

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
SPMERVAL S&P MERVAL Index 660,274.69 36,279.10 5.81%
A1DOW Dow Jones Americas Index USD 999.05 0.17 0.02%