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A glimmer of hope in Peru?

July 27, 2021

Political tensions risk getting in the way of Peru’s economic rebound, but a freshly ratified trade agreement may keep investors’ interest alive.

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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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Peru prays for political stability

April 1, 2021

Huge risks loom over Peru’s economy, as the country pulls out of its worst crisis in decades. 

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Peru’s banks brace for another tough year

April 1, 2021

The South American country's financial institutions anticipate 2021 will not be easy.

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Pandemic and political upheaval weigh on Peruvian banks

November 20, 2020

Bad loans expected to show up on banks' balance sheets in 2021, according to S&P Global.

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Banking optimism prevails as Peru falters

February 5, 2020

Despite sluggish economic growth and political turmoil in the country, Peru’s banks continue to perform impressively.

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Peru’s finance minister shrugs off stability concerns

August 1, 2018

Following his predecessor’s resignation, Peru’s new finance minister Carlos Oliva talks to Silvia Pavoni about achieving political stability and the potential of public-private partnerships.

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Peruvian banks face digital challenge as cash appeal endures

July 4, 2018

A change of president and an uptick in GDP is cause for optimism in Peru. However, as the economy improves, the country’s banks face a challenge in prising citizens away from their traditional faith in cash. Silvia Pavoni reports.

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Alfredo E Thorne: Priming Peru’s new engines of growth

January 2, 2017

Economic growth in commodity-dependent Peru is unlikely to surpass 5% in 2017, prompting the Kuczynski government to devise a plan to boost the economy that focuses on investment in infrastructure and improved productivity. 

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Peru targets financial and social inclusion through e-wallet initiative

July 1, 2016

The culture of informal work is a topic that Peru’s new president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, is promising to tackle, and which banks are already addressing through financial inclusion initiatives such as the creation of a pioneering, sector-wide e-wallet. Silvia Pavoni investigates its potential to ease one of the country's main pressure points.

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