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Luis Videgaray

The thinking behind Mexico's reforms

January 2, 2014

Mexico's finance minister, Luis Videgaray, details the herculean reforms his country is undertaking to improve the economy and increase the standard of living for all Mexicans.

Finance Minister of the Year 2014

Finance Minister of the Year 2014

December 20, 2013

The Banker’s Finance Minister of the Year awards celebrate the officials who managed to restore economic stability and even growth to their countries following a turbulent few years.

The China-Latin America corridor widens further

December 2, 2013

With the US and European crises behind them, South American trade figures are back on an upward slope. Local banks are paving the way for improved relations with China, and Chinese banks are increasing their presence in the region. Even the proximity of the US could have its benefits.

Brazil's big four maintain Latin American dominance

July 1, 2013

Although Brazil's largest four banks remain well clear of the pack in Latin America, there were promising developments in Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela in 2012.

Top Latin American banks ranking, 2012

November 1, 2012

While the top 10 Latin American banks remain unchanged from 2011, it is the region's smaller operations that are leading the pack in terms of profitability and returns.

Brazil and Mexico still top draws for Latam financial FDI

November 1, 2012

São Paulo may have retained its position as the leading financial centre in Latin America with regards to financial services activity, but the most impressive deal was pulled off in Mexico.

Agustin Carstens

Agustín Carstens looks to keep Mexico on steady path to growth

June 1, 2012

The governor of Mexico's central bank, Agustín Carstens, talks to Silvia Pavoni about the legitimacy of the processes for selecting both the head of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, as well as Mexico's role within Latin America.

Mexico continues its reform drive

Mexico continues its reform drive

June 1, 2012

Much of the good work that has gone on in Mexico's banking sector in recent years has its foundations in the regulations brought in in the aftermath of the 'Tequila crisis' in the mid-1990s. But as its financial intermediation levels lag those of Latin American rivals Brazil and Chile, there is still work to be done.

Uruguay

Battlelines are drawn in the fight for Latam's HNWIs

May 1, 2012

Many of Latin America's high-net-worth individuals are repatriating their funds and an increasing number of foreign investors are targeting the region, thanks to its rapidly expanding economy. With such demand for local product providers, domestic firms are finding themselves having to pit their specialist knowledge against the international reach of large foreign banks, making competition tough.

Will new rules kick-start Mexican IPO rush

Will new listing rules bring IPO rush for Mexico?

March 1, 2012

A new proposal in Mexico is urging foreign-owned banks to list on the country's stock exchange. But while these banks achieve high returns on equity and the global equity markets remain volatile, the Mexican regulators may have a wait on their hands before these plans come to fruition.

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