Archive

September / October 2018

On the defensive: Cyber threats and the C-suite · Crypto currencies arriving in remittances market · China and Latin America · Q&A with Peru's Fin Min Carlos Oliva · PPPs, the infrastructure financing challenge

On the defensive

Features Regulation In Depth

Latin American’s financial sector is increasingly targeted in cyberattacks. Hackers are growing more creative and sophisticated, but countries are not cooperating enough ...

Setting ground rules

Loans Regulation Features

As technology disrupts traditional financial services, industry players across Latin America are demanding rules of the game.

Cyber cash

Economy & Policy Regulation Features

Blockchain based providers are entering the remittances market in Latin America.

China Inc.

Debt Capital Markets Loans

China and Latin America’s ties have evolved from direct government financing to commercial lending via locally-acquired banks.

A tight rein

Despite external and internal political and economic challenges, Mexico’s central bank has kept inflation on a steady course

Tricky trade

Economy & Policy Regulation Features

As political overtones began impacting trade, Mexico and the US found common ground for their deal negotiations.

No signs of slowing

Economy & Policy M&A People

Mexico’s telecoms sector is likely to escape sweeping reform under AMLO, but a renewed focus on expanding coverage could spark increased infrastructure investment and spu...

Stoking growth

Interviews Peru Economy & Policy

There are threats of a trade war in the north, global rates are rising and China’s growth rate has slowed, but Peru continues to see the potential for expanding its econo...

Colombia's new oil

Economy & Policy Features Colombia

The Andean country’s new pro-business leader has pledged to make tourism a key engine of economic growth. The challenges are to attract investment and insure the country’...

Tough choices

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy People

With a fiscal plan in the works, Colombia’s new government looks to balance fiscal prudence and stimulate economic growth.

Getting in the game

Bank innovation and broader investment opportunities are fueling a taste for risk among Brazil’s middle class, pushing commercial banks to develop a brokerage model.

Asia's answer

Features Interviews Project & Infrastructure Finance

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank arrival was hailed as competition for traditional multilateral players, but AIIB’s president Jin Liqun says the world needs more,...

Balancing act

Bonds Debt Loans

Latin America increasingly relies on PPPs to boost infrastructure investment but it’s not always financially smart to use private financing for public projects.

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A new role

Comment & Opinion Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

Brazil’s BNDES is changing its long-standing role as main provider of funding for infrastructure in Brazil says Dyogo Oliveira.

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