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July 21, 2022

Argentina Economic Outlook. Third Quarter 2022

The deviations from the targets agreed with the IMF triggered a deterioration of expectations and the economic situation, deepened by political tensions. Economic activity will slow down more than expected in the coming quarters.

April 8, 2022

Argentina Economic Outlook. Second Quarter 2022

The government reached an enforceable agreement with the IMF, avoiding a default scenario. This is good news for Argentina, but its gradual approach does not change the overall macroeconomic scenario, nor does the absence of structural reforms create the conditions for a sustainable growth path.

November 29, 2019

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. November 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reported on the results of the annual assessment of the Mexican economy for 2019. The IMF approves a new flexible credit line for Mexico. Commercial banking contributed to growth in 1H19. Adjustments for securities operations. Amendments for bank correspondents.

October 31, 2019

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. October 2019

National Corporate Financing Survey (ENAFIN 2018). The International Monetary Fund (IMF) updates its Global Financial Stability Report. Real estate services grow 1.3% in the first half of 2019.

October 28, 2019

Negative Rates in Washington

The most frequently repeated words during meetings and conversations last week in Washington were: low growth, political interference, trade war, downside risk, negative rates, financial instability, green economy, uncertainty, unilateralism and fiscal policy.

April 15, 2019

Spain: greater risks for economic activity

The Spanish economy is currently solid, although there seems to be a growing feeling of vulnerability. The growth in GDP remained at around 0.6% per quarter at the start of the year, which in annualized terms means a growth rate of approximately 2.5%.

October 22, 2018

Prospects, risks and challenges

The annual and spring meetings of the IMF and the World Bank have taken the pulse of the global economy and assessed its prospects, risks and challenges. There were no surprises in the forecasts. The IMF revised its world growth rate forecast downwards to 3.7% for 2018 and 2019, with rather more disparity than previously am…

April 9, 2018

Rainy days in Europe

The debate on how to advance towards greater integration in Europe is intensifying with the approach of June, the self-imposed deadline for Europe’s leaders to come up with specific new reforms for the euro zone. The International Monetary Fund has recently joined the fray with a proposal for a stabilisation fund to cushion…