Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage

May 23, 2019
By ROB DWYER

HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems.

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem

April 26, 2019

The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent.

Latin America across the decades

Latin America across the decades

March 08, 2019

Recoveries, reschedulings, crises and scandal: no region’s financial markets have been as turbulent as Latin America’s over the last five decades.

Latin America: An end to boom and bust?

Latin America: An end to boom and bust?

March 06, 2019
By ROB DWYER

Argentina is on a precipice, Venezuela has a humanitarian crisis and Brazil is just exiting its worst-ever recession – so far, so Latin America.

Latin America: Colombia's Cárdenas calls for a new vision

Latin America: Colombia's Cárdenas calls for a new vision

March 06, 2019
By ROB DWYER

While the region has proved its economic and financial resilience in recent years, it’s time to look ahead and become competitive for whatever the next 50 years will bring, says former Colombia finance minister Mauricio Cárdenas.

Digital retail: Latin America’s banking revolution

Digital retail: Latin America’s banking revolution

March 06, 2019
By BEN EDWARDS

The region’s leading banks produce some of the best numbers in the global industry, and success in retail banking – and a hard-learned approach to risk management – are core; could the growth of digital banking bring a new era of change?