The economy expanded 2.7% year-on-year from July to September, up from 1.7% a year earlier, statistics agency Dane said on Thursday.
The financial institutions said they were launching an alliance with support from Mexico's two stock exchanges to provide mid-sized companies with access to local capital markets.
Dollar refinancing needs are high for Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Brazil in the coming years, said the Institute of International Finance in a report on debt.
Panamanian banker Carlos Eduardo Troetsch Saval was elected Felaban's new president for the 2018-20 period.
Mexican banks extended a streak of massive market cap losses Tuesday, sparked by an initiative to eliminate many bank fees. The bill's author, senator Ricardo Monreal, announced forums to discuss the proposal and put off a vote to the spring congressional session.