- Nuns from Colombia serenade crowd while rowing in Central Park
It was a “Sister Act” in Central Park. A group of nuns from Colombia were spotted serenading park goers in Manhattan on a sunny Tuesday afternoon during a visit to the city for Holy Week. The sisters, who were clad in all-white robes, were strumming a guitar and singing a Holy hymn while rowing through...
- EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX weaker; Brazil stocks cut losses on pension progress
Latin American currencies weakened in
quiet trade on Monday, and most while most regional stock
indexes tracked Wall Street lower, pension reform optimism
helped Brazil stocks retrace earlier losses to end flat.
Following a three-day holiday weekend, Mexico's peso
lost 0.3 percent, while the Colombian peso gave up narrow
gains from earlier in the session amid surging oil prices.
Analysts at Banco Base said
- EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam shares slip, Brazil pension proposal in focus
Most Latin American stocks dipped in
lackluster trade on Monday, in line with world stocks, while
Brazil's real rose slightly as investors were encouraged that
congress will take up a pension overhaul, while Colombia's peso
rose as surging oil prices supported the crude exporter.
Returning from Easter extended holidays, stocks in Mexico
were little changed while Argentina shares
tumbled nearly 4 percent, as Wall Street's lower open tacked on
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