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CoDi: Citibanamex readies data centers for opportunity

More electronic transactions will make it easier for Citibanamex to offer micro loans, says Rodrigo Kuri

16 September, 2019
PayPal’s Mexico move shows banks’ regulatory strength

PayPal’s retreat from financial services in Mexico highlights how complicated it can be to become a regulated financial institution

9 September, 2019
Card fraud hub set to centralize LatAm bank cybersecurity

EXCLUSIVE: Latin American banks will share debit and credit card fraud information, under Felaban-backed initiative

2 September, 2019

As big techs gain territory, banks warily seek partnerships

Banks are teaming up with big tech platforms at the same time as they compete with them

26 August, 2019
Brazilians rush to digital banking options

Santander, Bradesco and Itaú have posted double-digit growth in digital customers

5 August, 2019
Coffee, banking, and a new sales channel in Bolivia

Inside the coffee banking model in Bolivia

29 July, 2019

Bci braces for payments competition in Chile

Chilean bank Bci is preparing for new competitors to its digital brand Mach, as MercadoPago preps for roll out

22 July, 2019
QR code competition intensifies in Argentina

Regulatory changes are set to shift, again, the dynamics of the digital payments sector in Argentina

8 July, 2019
Latin banks study blockchain for cross-border payments

Banesco Panamá and Scotiabank Chile get serious about payments disruption

17 June, 2019

Old core, new services: Inside Banistmo’s digital strategy

Panamanian bank Banistmo is testing gamification and QR payments

3 June, 2019
Bank or platform? Banregio’s digital bank aggregates services

Banregio integrates e-commerce and deliveries into its app

27 May, 2019
Old infrastructure, new services create fresh bank cybersecurity risks

Innovations on top of old tech amplify challenges for bank cybersecurity in Argentina

6 May, 2019

Brazil’s C6 Bank preps for commercial launch

Sao Paulo-based neobank prioritizes data analytics, shuns blockchain

29 April, 2019
Colombia moves on bank risk regulation, fintech licensing

Financial regulator updates KYC/AML rules, plans new fintech licensing system

8 April, 2019
Competition intensifies in cross-border payments for LatAm banks, startups

Banks and startups in Latin America are using new technology that will cut costs for cross-border payments and currency conversion

25 March, 2019
East Caribbean plans world’s first digital currency

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to test blockchain-based digital dollar, to evaluate financial inclusion and cost-cutting potential

18 March, 2019
BTG makes blockchain bet with STO real estate fund

BTG Pactual has launched a security token offering (STO), using blockchain to facilitate investment in Brazilian real estate fund

11 March, 2019
Mexican fintechs plan last-minute license requests

“No need” to do it sooner, says industry association

25 February, 2019
Citibanamex innovation: A work in progress

An in-depth study of Citibanamex’s digital strategy

18 February, 2019
Empty queue for Mexico Fintech Law registrations

Five months in, no companies have requested approval to operate under Mexico’s Fintech Law

11 February, 2019
Brazil plans changes to instant payments

Brazil’s Central Bank is advancing with a new instant payments infrastructure that will allow low-cost transfers around the clock

21 January, 2019
BancoEstado plans wallet, aims for scale with ComprAquí

Payments Chile: State bank targets new mPOS, wallet options for retail and small business clients

14 January, 2019
Slow UX could hurt Mexico’s CoDi payments system

Mexico’s CoDi payments system is designed to help small businesses get paid electronically

7 January, 2019
The three key tech innovations for LatAm banks in 2019

Bank and fintech innovation leaders highlight the tech to watch in 2019

10 December, 2018
Political transition rattles Mexico’s fintech industry

Ahead of Mexico’s change in government, startups complain about delays while the central bank assures continuity

27 November, 2018

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