Tahia Rivero, curator of the art collection for Venezuela’s Banco Mercantil, a bank that has been collecting art for 80 years, details her employer’s experience in the art business. When and why did Banco Mercantil begin collecting art? The collection began at the same time as Banco Mercantil, 80 years ago. Initially it comprised works […]
Sharp monetary and fiscal policies have given Latin American economies unprecedented resilience. Now it’s up to policy makers to ensure that this dynamic continues. By Martin Redrado*
Brazil Shows Off Investor ConfidenceIn an unprecedented move, Brazil showed off investor confidence by tapping international markets in October despite being between rounds of voting in its presidential elections. Continuing efforts to build out the yield curve for its local-currency bonds, the sovereign sold a further $300 million of its 2022 real-denominated bonds in the […]
The 4th Brazil Investment ForumSince 2002, the LatinFinance Brazil Investment Forum reputation and audience have grown year on year. It is now the most important annual meeting for financial and business leaders in Brazil to discuss the strategic agenda for this growing market. Since the Forum began, it has sought to advance discussion on the […]
Banco Itaú, our Bank of the Year, has had another blockbuster year studded with bold acquisitions and savvy new business lines.