A round up of the week's most important Banking stories in Latin America.
In a Tweet, the president-elect criticized the money that state-run Caixa spends on advertising.
XP alleges that BTG used confidential information to launch a digital platform, according to a report by local business daily Valor.
A new central bank governor has already been appointed by president-elect Jair Bolsonaro.
The bank regulator cleared the way for the merger and absorption of the two Credicorp-owned units.
"Fitch expects the tightening external financing conditions, a mild economic recovery, and fiscal, political and governability risks to challenge the region's economic and ratings outlook in 2019," says Shelly Shetty, Senior Director and Head of Latin America sovereigns.