Armando Armenta

Armando Armenta

Senior Economist—Global Economic Research

Armando Armenta is a Vice President and Senior Economist for Global Economic Research, responsible for economic analysis and strategy of Latin America’s fixed-income and currency markets. He joined the firm in August 2019. From 2016 to 2019, Armenta was an emerging-market strategist with the Global Macro Strategy division at UBS. In this role, he conducted macroeconomic and quantitative research to generate new, macro-driven investment strategies across emerging-market asset classes. From 2015 to 2016, Armenta was an investment macro-strategist with BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies team, where he assisted portfolio managers in the development of investment strategy for a multi-asset emerging markets fund. Earlier in his career, he worked at Invesco and Deutsche Bank, where he was a Latin America economist. Armenta holds both a BA and an MA in economics from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and a PhD in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. Location: New York

Latin America: Improving Fundamentals, but Policy Uncertainty
Navigating Political Risk in Latin America’s Andean Region

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