BNamericas provides a roundup of the most important Banking stories in Latin America.
The violent attack on presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro at a rally on Thursday is likely to fuel support for the controversial ultra-right wing lawmaker.
After falling steadily in 1H18, prices in Mexico are reversing course, as stubborn increases in energy prices eliminate chances of a rate cut for now.
Morena party lawmakers have begun the task of cutting costs to fund president-elect López Obrador's various social and infrastructure programs, while the markets are watching out for any signs of fiscal irresponsibility.
Consumer protection agency Sernac launches legal action against Itaú CorpBanca over alleged cases of online bank fraud. The lender says the security of its systems was not compromised.
Statistics agency releases August inflation data as insurance and securities watchdog CMF introduces new rules designed to boost resilience of the local financial market.
The British research company expects Argentina's GDP to fall by 4% this year and by 2% in 2019.