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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.
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 …
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 o…
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…
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.
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?
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.
ICTs have become an important tool for our life. The access and use of ICTs at the national level has made progress. In 2020, 75.5% of the population aged six years and over was a cell phone user, which represented an increase of 4 percentage p…
A year and a half after the pandemic began, the COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of households having the financial resilience to tackle the economic consequences of a scenario of high uncertainty.
Press release. One of the pillars in financial education syllabi is saving. If this is combined with awareness to contribute to the mitigation of climate change, there is a formula in which not only one-person wins, but also society as a whole.
Cash allowed humanity to abandon bartering, but the use of cash also involves significant problems. It facilitates tax evasion, corruption (Mexicans have become accustomed to watching videos in which corrupt politicians accept cash bribes).