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Brazil’s economy improving despite strong headwinds

July 1, 2022

Brazil’s economy has performed better than expected in the first few months of the year. However, it faces strong headwinds with regards inflation and political uncertainty. 

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Brazil's open banking, digital currency and ESG agenda

June 30, 2022

The strength of Brazil’s banks indicates that they will be able to stay the course as they navigate regulatory reforms and the emergence of new competitors.

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Itaú’s strategy on digital payments and open banking

June 30, 2022

The scope of Brazilian open finance is broader than other markets, according to Itaú Unibanco's group head of investor relations and marketing intelligence. 

BTG Pactual outperforms Brazilian peers

September 1, 2021

BTG Pactual showed good profitability, as Brazil dealt with its worst year in decades

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Brazil sees fintech FDI outperform financial services

August 11, 2021

Covid-19 has dampened investment into Latin America’s largest country, but the fintech space has remained buoyant.

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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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