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Technology helps hoist homebuying Hispanics into better deals

August 3, 2022

US fintechs are breaking down language barriers to the rapidly growing Hispanic market, which is also capturing the investment interest of major US lenders.

Mexico

Mexico’s rebounding economy at a crossroads

August 1, 2022

Inflation and the rate hikes are likely to dominate Mexico’s economic landscape this year, although foreign and domestic investment might address long-term challenges.

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Mexican banks show resilience amid macroeconomic headwinds

July 29, 2022

Solid capitalisation is a key strength but Mexican lenders may face slower credit demand this year.

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Banco de México confident inflation can be kept under control

July 29, 2022

Victoria Rodríguez Ceja, governor of the Mexican central bank since January, shares her views about inflation, monetary policy, financial inclusion and the banking sector in the country.

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SEC’s ‘aggressive’ rule-making agenda sets it on collision course with industry

July 25, 2022

Directed by its ambitious chair, Gary Gensler, the SEC is pursuing an agenda which many in the industry believe is too much, too quickly, and it looks set to face legal challenges.

RBC crowned best performer in solid year for Canada’s banks

July 4, 2022

Canada’s biggest bank has topped the table in profitability and overall performance.

Inbursa keeps best-performing crown in Mexico

July 4, 2022

Mexico's banks have proved their resiliency, improving asset quality and profitability metrics. 

Latin American banks rebound but face challenges

July 4, 2022

Brazilian banks top the regional table once again, led by Itaú Unibanco.

Profitability bounces back at US banks

July 4, 2022

Following a profit squeeze last year, the US banks benefitted from a more resilient economy than expected.

Bancolombia outperforms rivals

July 4, 2022

The Colombian banking sector outperformed analysts' expectations in 2021, with improved profitability and higher Tier 1 capital.