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June 24, 2019

How is the level of financial literacy of Mexicans?

On April 12, the Mexican National Banking Commission (CNBV) published the level of financial literacy of Mexicans in 2018, which was 58.2 out of 100 points. This note describes the main questions related to financial "knowledge", "behaviors" and "attitudes" that were answered incorrectly by more than half of Mexicans.

December 21, 2018

Mexico | ENIF 2018: 63.2% of Mexicans use informal savings, 70.2% use informal credit

The main results of ENIF 2018 (the National Survey on Financial Inclusion 2018) are being presented, and the situation and challenges that the government of AMLO and the financial institutions will face with regards to inclusion and financial education. 47.1% of the population has a bank or financial account (savings), 31.1…

April 5, 2018

Central bank digital currencies: An assessment of their adoption in Latin America

This document focuses on identifying factors affecting the implementation of a Central Bank digital currency (CBDC) in Latin American countries. The adoption of a CBDC (non-universal) for the interbank and wholesale payment system would lead to a relatively minor level of disruption in the economy. In this case, the impleme…

March 13, 2018

Digital Economy Outlook. First quarter 2018

In this issue we focus on: The framework for digital regulation in Latin America: How to balance innovation and safety?; Decentralized Applications (DApps): The building blocks of the future Internet; Instant payments; The cloud vs. mainframe conundrum; Enhancing Economic Empowerment through Financial Inclusion.

December 30, 2016

Financial Inclusion in Argentina

An overall view. Argentina step by step. Regulation for financial inclusion.

March 16, 2016

Digital Economy Outlook. March 2016

In this issue we focus on: regulatory sandboxing: a risk-based approach to promote innovation in financial services; cyber-attacks: one of the main threats in 2016; Bim: the Peruvian mobile wallet of the unbanked; regulation of digital consumer credit; robo-advisers: the automation of financial advice.

February 16, 2016

Digital Economy Outlook. February 2016

In this issue we focus on: RegTech, the new magic word in FinTech; Focus on innovation in Australian banks’ DNA; Remote opening of financial products in Latin America; Big Data management and use in the financial services industry; and Financial services trends for 2016

November 23, 2015

Digital Economy Outlook. November 2015

In this issue we focus on: Internet availability in the Spanish households; Alternative Lending; Transatlantic data flows; Financial Inclusion Data; and Digital issues in the EC's work plan 2016.