Local economists believe lower inflation will prompt the monetary policy committee to cut the key rate to 7% this year.
Delegates at the LIMRA-LOMA Latin American insurance conference in Santiago were told the region's economy was picking up - but were also urged to devise battle plans for a number of major challenges.
Corruption scandals, political gridlock and generally weak governance are hindering improved credit ratings in Central America and the Dominican Republic.
Gosocket, which is present in 10 countries in Latin America, has unveiled a solution based on the distributed ledger technology to manage accounts payable and accounts receivable.
The state auditor said the bank received warnings as early as 2015 regarding the reputation of the consortium, which received US$41mn in loans, due to the Odebrecht corruption scandal.
The absence of a major fiscal reform in the country is likely to limit room for more aggressive reductions in the interest rate.
Grupo Sancor acquired a 70% stake in Banco del Sol, the country third smallest financial institution by assets at the end of May, according to local daily La Nación.