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September 15, 2022

Financial Inclusion and Digitalization: Dynamics in LATAM

Both the processes of financial inclusion and digitalization have great potential for dissemination in LATAM, both of which are key to promoting well-being and productivity in the region.

September 12, 2022

Mexico | ENAFIN 2021: Advances in digitization and challenges in access to financing

On August 29, 2022, the results of the National Survey on Business Financing (ENAFIN) 2021 were presented. This report aims to analyze the progress and challenges regarding the financial inclusion of companies, reviewing issues of financing and digital payment methods.

August 22, 2022

Spain | It is good to know how to cover your back

There is consensus on an economic slowdown in Europe in the coming months, and Spain will be no exception. This is compounded by the evolution of inflation and the rise in the cost of credit. The question arises as to how households are coping with this situation according to their concerns and saving and spending habits.

August 3, 2022

Mexico | Do SMS Nudges Promote Financial Health?

We presented the results of a Randomized Control Test (RCT) to people who received nudges through SMS in order to promote financial health variables. The target population was about 95,000 people in two age groups: 27 to 38 and 39 to 56 years old.

May 23, 2022

Mexico | ENIF 2021: Financial inclusion declines and gender gap reaches 13.8pp

On May 11, 2022, the results and databases of the National Survey of Financial Inclusion 2021 were published. This report has the objective of analyzing the advances or setbacks in some indicators of the financial inclusion of the population in Mexico between 2018 and 2021.

April 8, 2022

Mexico | Financial health at Easter, with pandemic and inflationary pressures

Press release | In 2019, there were areas of opportunity in the financial health of Mexicans; in 2020, the Covid-19 begins; in 2021, inflation increased; and in 2022 the conflict in Ukraine adds new pressures to inflation. Therefore, in the following vacations, you have to take care of your physical and financial health.

February 10, 2022

Mexico | Inflation 2021, how it affects and what can be done

As is known, Mexico is at a time of high inflation, the National Consumer Price Index (INPC) stood at 7.36% at the end of 2021 and hasn’t had that level since more than twenty years. How does this fact affect personal finances and financial decisions for 2022?

October 18, 2021

China | All you need to know about the Central Bank Digital Currency e-CNY

We analyze the motivations of the PBoC to promote CBDC, how we define it and how it is going to operate. We also discuss some special characteristics of e-CNY and its potential risks on financial stability etc.