SOUTH AMERICA - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for reforms across all Latin America as contributions are "often inadequate".
In its regional economic outlook for the Western hemisphere, the IMF said there was a need to reform the public pension systems across Latin America. "Beneficiaries of these systems tend to come from...
AMERICAS- S&P Indices has launched its first in a series of indices designed to measure the performance of the Chilean, Columbian and Peruvian stock exchanges.
LATIN AMERICA - Dutch firm ING Groep has agreed to sell its Latin America pension and life insurance business for €2.7bn ($4bn) to Colombian firm Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana (GRUPOSURA).
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PERU - Peru will seek to toughen laws to prevent presidential front-runner Ollanta Humala from tampering with $30bn managed by private pension funds should he win next month's election, Finance Minister Ismael Benavides said.
PUERTO RICO - Puerto Rico's A3 general-obligation debt rating is under review for a possible downgrade because of pension strains, Moody's Investors Service said.