Felaban's Giorgio Trettenero on banking regulation and technology

Felaban's Giorgio Trettenero on banking regulation and technology

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Latin American banks have proved resilient despite the region’s economic headwinds, says Giorgio Trettenero, the secretary general of the region’s banking federation, Felaban, which represents more than 600 financial institutions. He is optimistic 2017 will be a turning point for many Latin American economies, with banks well-positioned to take advantage of a possible economic improvement. While many Latin American economies have either stalled or contracted, banks have benefitted from strong asset quality, healthy net interest margins and higher profit margins than their counterparts in developed economies. However, weak growth has meant some banks have turned their attention to lower-risk

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