Swiss bank raids competitors to build up regional capital markets footprint.
Latin America’s financial institutions have weathered the tough economic times well. Global regulations and rapidly evolving technology will keep them focused in the years ahead, says the secretary general of the region’s banking federation.
For years, Bolivia has pushed to make microfinance a part of the country’s financial mainstream. Now, several Latin American nations are trying to follow in its footsteps.
Swift, the global financial messenger, is hoping to inject a much-demanded dose of transparency into the cross-border payments system.
Roads between Colombia’s major cities are notoriously difficult to traverse: narrow, winding thoroughfares that make a journey far longer than it should be. The 4G highway building program now underway hopes to change that, but it has been a long time coming. The experience, however, is perhaps an apt metaphor for the country’s path to peace.
As Latin America’s biggest bank by market value prepares for a leadership transition, the operating environment is rapidly evolving with new competitors, a new political backdrop and major economic changes. Katie Llanos-Small examines Itau´ Unibanco’s plans for the years ahead.
Citi is refining its focus as it rebalances its business in Latin America.
Debt capital markets are expected to maintain pace for another few weeks, but may shut up shop for the year early.
Leading financial institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean have successfully negotiated a tricky economic background and now have their sights set on the digital revolution
After a long wait, some of the region’s largest equity and M&A trades have finally arrived.