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Infrastructure investors eye flexible debt terms in Latam

July 8, 2021

Demand for more flexible borrowing terms is putting pressure on international and local banks to be more accommodating in order to remain competitive.

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Credit policies amid Brazil’s worsening Covid-19 crisis

April 12, 2021

As the country grapples with a soaring death toll, emergency measures have tackled credit scarcity in different ways.

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Banks can offer Amazon rainforest shelter from the storm

March 19, 2021

Lenders have an important role to play in preserving the world’s largest rainforest.

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Deforestation hurts both banks and the Amazon

March 19, 2021

By committing to the principles of ESG, not just saying the letters out loud, banks stand to gain from pulling out of the rainforest.

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Santander chair on group’s Brazil strategy

November 2, 2020

Pandemic has thrown up unique challenges, admits Santander's executive chair Ana Botín.

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How banks can help build a better post-Covid Brazil

November 2, 2020

Brazil is looking at how to bounce back in a more sustainable way with healthier cities and wider access to financial services.

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Brazil’s banks brace for impact as crisis deepens

July 8, 2020

As the death toll rises and a recession looms how will pandemic impact Brazil’s banks?

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The Banker's Best-performing Banks ranking: BRICS countries

January 2, 2020

Which banks across Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have performed the best in The Banker’s newly introduced ranking that measures a lender's performance across various key criteria? 

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Banks line up to take advantage of EU-Mercosur deal

October 1, 2019

A landmark agreement between the EU and the customs union of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay has been reached, and several banks are already positioning themselves for a boost in trade and investment.

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Senior women join forces to tackle Brazil's banking gender gap

July 2, 2019

Four leading female bankers in Brazil have launched a project to tackle the problem of women being under-represented on the boards of the country's lenders.

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