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?

Santander’s second LatAm engine

Santander’s second LatAm engine

December 14, 2018
By ROB DWYER

Santander’s Brazilian bank took lots of deserved acclaim when Santander released its global third-quarter results, but keep an eye on Mexico.