Latest articles from Americas

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Which way will the US Fed jump?

June 17, 2021

The direction of US Treasury yields will depend on the way that the Fed exits from its ultra-loose monetary policy.

El Salvador’s banks wait for details on bitcoin adoption

June 15, 2021

As the cryptocurrency is made legal tender, questions remain on regulation and links with the financial system.

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Financial services FDI into the US looks beyond New York

May 19, 2021

New York remains the top location, but investment is on the rise elsewhere as the pandemic forces a strategic rethink.

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Haitian bank outperforms Caribbean peers

May 17, 2021

In a troubled year, Haiti’s Sogebank was the best Caribbean performer of 2020.

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Deals of the Year 2021 – Americas

May 4, 2021

The Banker reviews the best deals of the past year in the Americas. 

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US bank M&A surges as tech investment drives deals

April 30, 2021

As the country exits the pandemic, institutions are looking to cut costs and scale up to invest in digital services.

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Lessons from corporate bond market fragility

April 28, 2021

A major crisis was only averted last year because of swift intervention by the Fed. Are reforms needed?

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Peru’s plan to bounce back

April 27, 2021

Peru's foreign trade and tourism minister Claudia Cornejo expects foreign investment to rebound in 2021.

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US fiscal measures could help community banks most

April 21, 2021

The fiscal stimulus package looks like good news for US banks, particularly smaller community lenders. 

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US agencies probe banks over artificial intelligence risks

April 15, 2021

Federal regulators seeking details about how tech is employed in fraud prevention and credit underwriting.