Banking: Argentina is back where it started

Banking: Argentina is back where it started

August 15, 2019
By ROB DWYER

When Mauricio Macri won the last presidential election in 2015, the future for Argentina’s banks looked rosy: a spate of international debt and equity deals confirmed the optimism.

Brazilian banks carry on regardless

Brazilian banks carry on regardless

July 30, 2019
By ROB DWYER

The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded.