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This note contains some relevant characteristics and results of the recently published National Survey on Financial Health (Ensafi) 2023, carried out to understand all the aspects that can define the state of financial health of adults in Mexico.

Banca de las Oportunidades recently published its 2023 financial inclusion report. According to the report, in 2023, Colombia reached almost universal financial inclusion. However, its credit inclusion is still low.

Financial inclusion has four pillars, one of them has to do with “access”, generally it is seen as the supply of financial products; therefore, this note presents information on the coverage of traditional mechanisms that the population has to …

Poverty was reduced in Colombia last year. In 2023, 338 thousand people were lifted out of multidimensional poverty, bringing poverty from 12.9% of the population in 2022 to 12.1% in 2023. And it was reduced mainly in the countryside. Informali…

This press article contains some indicators from the point of view of consumers, and public and private companies related to the reduction in the use of cash in Mexico after the pandemic and mentions some of its challenges.

This press article provides advice on some general considerations that must be taken into account when investing in financial assets.

Care work has a significant impact on women's approach to work. Promoting between family members a balance in the time spent on care and unpaid work would make it possible to increase women's labor participation, their income and their individual as well as collective well-being.

The latest gender gap figures for Peru show some deteriorating indicators for women in the country. The greater burden of household chores and the abandonment of the labor market after their first child, condition their situation in the labor m…

Transferring money or making a payment should be as easy as moving money from one pocket to another, without the hassles and risks of cash. The Colombian authorities and in particular the central bank have been working on a new payment system t…

Mobile banking represents a turning point in traditional banking and a new paradigm for the financial system. The study seeks to show the most current statistics regarding the main trends in access, having and use of this technology and to offe…

In December 2023, the CNBV presented the latest update of its quarterly database on Financial Inclusion for 2023-2Q (financial services of banking and Popular Savings and Credit Entities). This note describes some results and compares them with the information before the pandemic.

In 2022, 34.7 million adults had at least one formal financial product in Colombia. This is more than fourteen million more than in 2012. With this, in the last decade, the percentage of adults with some financial product increased from 67.2% to 92.3%.