Guatemala’s private exchange and banking sector have both groaned into 2018 with a long road ahead of them. Plagued by persistent underperformance, the country’s markets have suffered from political instability impacting its private exchanges.
There is much rhetoric around the opportunities provided by emerging markets. And there is plenty of discourse around the fact that banks are de-risking and retreating from such areas. The fact of the matter is that some regions of the world are riskier to operate in.