BNamericas provides a roundup of the week's most important stories in the region's Banking sector.
NEC's NeoFace Reveal platform enables law enforcement agencies to enhance poor quality face images for comparison with their mugshot repositories.
Rating agency Moody's expects non-performing loans to hold steady as the economy slowly improves, aided by rising oil prices. Loan growth is expected to average 11%.
Data from statistics agency Indec shows the pace of Argentina's slowdown eased in August but that several key sectors weakened.
Loans for the purchase and construction of homes rose by 25% in January-September.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed today the first review of Argentina's economic performance under the 36-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) that was approved on June 20, 2018.
The state-run entity became the first bank to open a branch in the poor municipality of Lo Espejo in capital Santiago.
The insurer will now offer pension products at the XP investment platform.