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Mortgage lending is growing apace with inflation-linked products being the key driver.
Banco Macro keeps its M&A radar switched on and says it is also eyeing organic growth.
The development bank is offering a credit line of close to US$50mn reais to finance projects in the Amazon region
The state-run bank said it will not change its plan of selling at least a portion of its controlling stake in Argentina's Banco Patagonia.
The state-owned bank now expects the loan portfolio to contract this year.