Inflation-linked mortgages were a key driver.
The Colombian credit provider hopes to win regulatory approval early next year to start operations mid-2018.
Peru's political troubles, and hopes for an economic recovery, took a turn for the worse, when President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's entire cabinet was forced to resign after losing a vote of confidence in a hostile congress.
Would Latin American governments fall out of love with PPPs once they regain financial strength? BNamericas spoke to US lawyer Fradyn Suárez of Jones Day about this and other topics.
The Chilean subsidiary of Brazil's Itaú eked out a profit last month and posted a loss in July.
Argentina to get first ever bidirectional ATMs that can handle both banknotes and virtual currency as Panama regulator says lenders have improved processes after fines.