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.

Is Argentina headed for the rocks?

Is Argentina headed for the rocks?

February 17, 2020
By ROB DWYER

The rhetorical battle between Argentina’s government, the IMF and bondholders is heating up but the bigger – largely ignored – issue appears to be the country’s looming financial collapse.

Class of 2019: Itaú Unibanco

Class of 2019: Itaú Unibanco

January 09, 2020

The bank may be at the peak of its value creation, as the government looks to promote greater competition in Brazilian banking.