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  • Fundamentally sound

    Fundamentally sound

    September 27, 2013

    With more than $26 billion in assets, Morocco’s banking system is well-capitalized and growing fast. The country’s strategy is to become the dominant regional platform, thanks to conservative monetary policies and banking regulations, as well as expansive outbound tactics. Morocco has a healthy interest in its financial sector. The country’s political stability and low risk… Read more

    #Africa #Morocco
    #Guide Morocco 2012
  • Money flows south

    Money flows south

    September 24, 2013

    Chile is developing a strong financial services sector, based on its political stability, strong savings rate, and low lending rates. The best benchmark for the growth of the Chilean financial sector? As in many countries, it seems to be the sprouting number of skyscrapers that dot Las Condes, the neighborhood of Santiago that hosts many… Read more

    #America #Chile
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Post-reform picture

    Post-reform picture

    September 7, 2013

    Snapshots of Nigeria’s leading banks in order of revenues posted through third quarter 2011. FirstBank of Nigeria – Founded in 1894 and listed on the Nigerian stock exchange in 1971, FirstBank is Nigeria’s oldest bank and largest by 2011 revenues. It provides commercial banking services, including merchant and investment banking, fund management, registrars, advisory services… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012
  • Good drives out bad

    Good drives out bad

    September 7, 2013

    Nigerian regulators responded to impact of the global economic crisis with reforms that have strengthened the country’s banking system. In 2009, Nigeria’s banking sector was on the verge of collapse as the aftershocks of the global financial crisis washed onto the country’s shores. When the capital market bubble burst, the balance sheet of Nigeria’s banks… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012