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Financial Institutions in Brazil, Mexico, and Chile Take the Latin American Lead Oct 00 Product Image

Financial Institutions in Brazil, Mexico, and Chile Take the Latin American Lead Oct 00

  • ID: 1869523
  • October 2000
  • Region: Latin America, Brazil, Chile, Mexico
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Banco de Chile
  • Banco Santander S.A.
  • Banco Santander-Chile
  • BBVA Bancomer S.A.
  • HSBC Bank Argentina S.A.
  • MORE

Abstract
Latin America, often politically and economically volatile, presents financial institutions with particular challenges. Since CreditWeek last examined financial institutions in this region of the world six months ago, those in three countriesBrazil, Mexico, and Chileare showing greater strength than the rest, as rejuvenated economies and government policies help them achieve their goals. Argentina and Colombia serve as examples of economies that, to varying degrees, have not fared as well, and their financial institutions reflect the national condition. Making consistent progress in recovering from the economic upheaval caused by the early 1999 currency crisis, Brazil has lots of good news to report. "Banks have benefited from GDP growth, an inflation rate that is under control, and declining interest rates," explained Daniel...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Banco Santander S.A.
- Banco Nacional de Mexico S.A.
- BBVA Bancomer S.A.
- Banco Santander-Chile
- HSBC Bank Argentina S.A.
- Banco de Chile
- Bancolombia, S. A. y Companias Subordinadas
- Banco Santander-Chile S.A.
- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A.

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- Banco Santander S.A.
- Banco Nacional de Mexico S.A.
- BBVA Bancomer S.A.
- Banco Santander-Chile
- HSBC Bank Argentina S.A.
- Banco de Chile
- Bancolombia, S. A. y Companias Subordinadas
- Banco Santander-Chile S.A.
- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A.

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