Central bank leaves rates on hold,...
Central bank cites lower domestic growth...
Surprise rise in inflation in October...
Mexican lender sold tier two capital...
Scotiabank has cut around 30 jobs...
After a period of rapid growth, microfinance is facing its toughest years yet. But as the region’s biggest banks step up their involvement, the industry has become an ever more integral part of Latin America’s financial mainstream. By Lucy Conger
Latin American banks are cutting risky lending, as slower growth cuts into household incomes. But there is scope for expansion, particularly in mortgages, Mexico and infrastructure. By Dominic O’Neill
Technology and new regulations are shaking up banking operations in Latin America, for every customer from the smallest farmers in the Andes to the biggest corporations
High hopes for Mexico’s exports and Latin American corporate growth are fueling a scramble for banks toward the opportunities in operations. By David Wigan
Widespread cellphone ownership in Latin America is bringing banks new clients — and new competitors. By Andre Puglie
Increased competition and regulatory oversight
are creating a tough environment for retail money
transfer operators. By Raúl Gallegos
The IFC has taken 20% equity...
Central bank of Peru keeps interest...
Consensus for rates to remain on...
The Central American development bank expands...
The expansion of Colombian banks into...
Issuance boomed in July, before the market fell into
a slower pace during the northern summer in August.
By Eduardo García
José Darío Uribe is recognized for Colombia’s moves to hike rates early, anticipating a strong rebound in economic growth in the Andean nation. By Phil Thornton
A smattering of companies signaled plans to raise equity
in the months ahead, after a quiet time for the market.
By Katie Llanos-Small
Equity markets, and Brazil, hold much of the blame for lower investment banking fees this year. But there is cause for optimism, especially in Mexico. By Eduardo García
Bank and insurance company acquisitions grabbed attention
in a busy period for deal making. By Katie Llanos-Small
With secondary legislation passed in August ending the state’s monopoly in energy, private firms are already positioning themselves operationally and financially for the opportunities to come. By Dominic O’Neill
Mexico’s biggest telecoms and media firms are preparing for a transformation, of themselves and the industry, after reforms were finalized in July. By Dominic O’Neill
Chilean government plans bank capital increase...
Brazil’s central bank further cut cash...
Private sector financiers have high hopes...
Bank of America-Merrill Lynch has hired...
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