The Brazilian bank will wait for better equity market conditions to hold a share offer for the Argentine bank.
The head of the country's central bank says the World Bank's Doing Business ranking is aimed more at policymakers than investors.
The surge in remittances in El Salvador stemmed from a stronger US economy as well as widespread fears over US immigration policy. The new data comes a week after the US has announced the end of protected status for some 200,000 Salvadorans.
The exchange is preparing an app and special funds to attract more small investors.
The speaker of the house now sees approval of the unpopular pension reform as possible in February.
More construction companies are coming under scrutiny for collusion practices in the fallout from the ongoing Odebrecht probe.