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January 12, 2022

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. January 2022

During October 2021, traditional private sector deposits increased in real terms, driven by employment and the rate hike cycle. The current credit portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector (NFPS) grew 0.2% in nominal terms.

December 27, 2021

Global | 2021 - a disappointing end after a promising start

The markets have performed well in 2021, even taking into account the recent corrections. A successful vaccination rollout supported the reopening of the economy which, along with the various fiscal stimulus packages, helped drive the recovery in domestic demand and increased investor appetite.

December 7, 2021

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. December 2021

In 3Q21, the percentage of companies that obtained financing increased, while the recovery in demand for automotive credit has lagged in comparison to other segments. In a context of increased volatility in financial markets, the International Monetary Fund renewed a USD 50 billion flexible credit line for Mexico

December 6, 2021

Colombia | Food prices push inflation in November to 5.26%.

Inflation in November had a monthly variation of 0.50% and reached 5.26% in annual terms. Food for home consumption was once again a protagonist in the month's result, with a monthly variation of 1.45%.

December 2, 2021

Country Risk Annual Report 2021

Agencies’ Ratings have remained relative stable since the start of the COVID pandemic and through 2021. Changes have been mainly concentrated in Emerging Economies. Sovereign spreads have been clearly influenced by the strong and coordinated reaction of Central Banks in both Advanced Economies and Emerging Economies

November 24, 2021

Mexico Banking Outlook. Second half 2021

The banking system maintains solid capital and liquidity levels that allowed it to weather the effects of the pandemic and will help sustain a more vigorous financing recovery. The nominal growth of financing to the Non-Financial Private Sector recovered 7.2 percentage points between April and September.

November 8, 2021

Colombia | No-VAT day in October gives temporary relief to inflation: stood at 4.58%

Inflation in October had a monthly variation of 0.01% and stood at 4.58% YoY. The fall in the price of goods benefiting from the VAT-free day policy offset the price increases observed in the rest of the basket, mainly in food and related items.

November 5, 2021

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. November 2021

Housing credit from commercial banks registered better granting conditions and a recomposition in their destination, while the automotive segment showed a drop in real terms, despite offering better conditions on both terms and interest rates. Business credit fell 3.1% YoY during August.