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August 10, 2020

Spain | Financial inclusion and COVID-19

As with other health crises throughout history, the world will change in many ways as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these transformations will be in the way people relate to their finances.

August 5, 2020

Colombia | The financial system as a public policy instrument in the pandemic

The economic situation that the world is facing is different from what we have experienced in the last 70 years. In this crisis, the Colombian financial system entered with strong capital and liquidity positions, which has allowed it to absorb the shock and serve as an instrument for the implementation of public policies.

August 4, 2020

U.S. Banking Outlook 3Q20: Interesting times

Banks remain critical for supporting the economy during the crisis. Total bank loan growth will slow and deposit growth revert to normal rates. Banks will be operating with higher levels of deposits relative to loans, credit quality will deteriorate and profitability edge down, but systemic risks remain contained.
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  • USA

August 3, 2020

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. July 2020

CNBV designates commercial banking institutions of local systemic importance. BIS annual economic report. The origination of mortgage financing from banks fell 18.2% in real terms. Adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak in the US slows down the recovery at the end of July.

July 31, 2020

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. 31 July 2020

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

July 29, 2020

U.S. Macroeconomic Pulse. July 2020

Baseline assumes real GDP declines by 5.1% in 2020. Peak unemployment reached, but risks to the labor market remain. Disinflationary headwinds abate, but inflation to remain low in 2020.
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  • USA

July 24, 2020

Mexico | Less dynamism of credit to the non-financial private sector and deposits in May

In May 2020, the balance of current credit granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector grew at a nominal annual rate of 8.2% (5.2% real), lower than the rate observed the previous month (11.2%) and the nominal rate of 8.9% registered the same month of 2019.

July 24, 2020

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. 24 July 2020

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.