Monthly inflation came in above expectations in September, boosted by fuel prices and a basis of comparison effect from last year's earthquakes.
Central bank data shows lending contracted at a faster pace in September than in August.
The Chinese tech firm has purchased a 5% stake in the Brazilian digital lender, according to a Brazil-based daily.
Employees rejected a proposal from the state-run bank's administration to make changes to a health insurance scheme.
Transbank, whose main stakeholders are local banks, is currently the dominant player in the local payment acquisition market.
The senate rejected a request that argued that Alberto Carrasquilla profited from a failed initiative that allowed municipalities to issue bonds to finance water projects.
In its semi-annual growth report, the multilateral lender identified multiple problems for Latin America and the Caribbean that are stymying a recovery in regional growth.
Ultra-right wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro won the first round of Brazil's presidential election and gave a major boost to his small PSL party in congress.
The country's biggest players are better positioned to go up against the hundreds of fintechs that have popped up in recent years.