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Coronavirus returns to bite China again

Coronavirus returns to bite China again

March 20, 2020
By ELLIOT WILSON

While the West is consumed by its own mounting panic, it is easy to forget that China, where coronavirus began, is still in all sorts of trouble: growth rates are tumbling and stimulus is a certainty.

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Mexico resists triple whammy of risks

Mexico resists triple whammy of risks

March 05, 2020
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Analysts still see a sanctuary through the mist, despite Mexico experiencing little growth, confronting a debt overhang at Pemex and bracing for a supply shock as the coronavirus disease spreads.

Financial inclusion: Mexico plans a bank-building spree

Financial inclusion: Mexico plans a bank-building spree

March 04, 2020
By BEN EDWARDS

The government’s response to the lack of financial inclusion is to build thousands of new banks throughout the country, but it faces a big challenge in weaning potential customers away from the black economy.

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ECR risk experts contemplate another financial crisis

ECR risk experts contemplate another financial crisis

March 20, 2020
By JEREMY WELTMAN

As coronavirus puts Europe in lockdown, with no indication of how long it might last, contributors to Euromoney’s risk survey are scrambling to re-jig their assessments and make sense of all the fear, panic and uncertainty.

Mexico resists triple whammy of risks

Mexico resists triple whammy of risks

March 05, 2020
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Analysts still see a sanctuary through the mist, despite Mexico experiencing little growth, confronting a debt overhang at Pemex and bracing for a supply shock as the coronavirus disease spreads.