A combination of low inflation and reduced interest rates is fueling economic growth.
The speaker of the house now sees approval of the unpopular pension reform as possible in February.
More construction companies are coming under scrutiny for collusion practices in the fallout from the ongoing Odebrecht probe.
Colombia reiterated its offer of humanitarian aid to Venezuela amid growing food shortages and looting.
Peru's private pension fund managers release 2017 figures, as the government amends financial transaction rules and the central bank trims the country's key interest rate.
Regulator CVM said Bitcoin and its ilk cannot be classified as financial assets.
Standard & Poor's downgrades Brazil to 'BB', among others factors due to difficulties in approving a pension reform.