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Mexico to bear the brunt of Trump

The news of Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US election has focused investors’ attention on the implications for Mexico. However, there many other regional implications – particularly for the economies of central America – that will play out over … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic: BanReservas’ new mission challenges status quo

Enrique Ramírez, CEO of the Dominican Republic’s BanReservas, denies that the overhaul of the state-owned bank is intended to compete head-on with banks in the private sector. Analysts have questioned, whether or not the newly invigorated public bank – Ramírez … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic epitomizes LatAm’s problems and promise

The Dominican Republic perfectly illustrates many of the financial and economic challenges facing Latin America. The country’s recent growth has been facilitated by access to cheap international capital that has financed its current-account deficit: its first international bond in 2009 … Continue reading

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