The bank hikes its policy rate 25 basis points to 2.75%, ending a lengthy easing cycle.
Measures to kick-start the sector include buying bonds and providing guarantees.
The controversial ultra-rightwing candidate favored to win Brazil's presidential runoff election continues to woo the country's establishment.
A controversial judge fled the country, while the judiciary released an opposition leader also accused of corruption, sparking street protests.
The Caribbean financial services player - which operates in the banking and insurance sectors - has made a move for Cayman Islands lender Cayman National.
One of Peru's most influential and controversial economists and politicians, Carlos Boloña, has died at the age of 68.