In the latest edition of its semiannual report on Latin America and the Caribbean, “Renewing with Growth”, The World Bank investigates whether technological disruption could boost productivity. The report examines two disruptions: the pandemic-induced escalation of digitization and potential for more competition in the electricity sector.
The International Banker 2020 North and South America Awards Winners. The best banking institutions in retail, commercial, private and investment banking are highlighted along with two outstanding CEOs from their regions.
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.