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Mexico is well positioned for any global recovery

May 28, 2010

Mexico's ties to the US economy, its well-capitalised banks and the business-friendly reforms it has in the pipeline mean the country is perfectly positioned to ride the wave of any global economic recovery. Optimism is such, that there is even talk of the country being classified alongside the BRIC economies. Writer Silvia Pavoni

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Bond boom fires up Latin America

March 3, 2010

With bank lending drying up last year, many Latin American corporates turned to the bond market to strengthen their cash positions. The resulting boom has instilled a sense of confidence in the region, with firms in Brazil, Mexico and Colombia leading the way. Writer Jason Mitchell

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Central Bank Governor of the Year 2010 - Global & Latin America

December 30, 2009

The Banker toasts the talents of the world's top central bank governors whose leadership has been at the forefront of the battle to contain the global financial crisis.

Agustin Carstens

October 5, 2009

Mexico's finance minister discusses the country's close relationship with the US, and whether the banking sector should play a bigger role in reactivating Mexico's stuttering economy. Writer Jane Monahan

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A ray of light for Mexico

October 5, 2009

Although Mexico's exports and remittances are in decline, its oil production and tourism sectors weakened and unemployment rising, the country's banking industry entered the global crisis in good shape and may be able to provide the credit needed to reactivate the economy. Writer Jane Monahan

A different kind of support

June 4, 2009

National development banks in Latin America such as Brazil's BNDES and Mexico's Nafinsa are playing an important role in keeping funds flowing in the region, but there is a danger of them being over-stretched. Writer Jane Monahan

Silence deafening in Mexican markets

February 2, 2009

Mexico’s equity markets have succumbed to global malaise and recovery will depend less on commodity prices, as is the case for most of Latin America, and more on improved debt markets and a US recovery. Writer John Rumsey.

Better prepared to defy the storms

October 6, 2008

Given the lessons learnt during the Tequila Crisis of the mid-1990s, analysts and bankers are positive about Mexico’s ability to survive, and even thrive, during current worldwide economic turbulence. Writer Theresa Braine.

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