Cryptocurrencies present an existential threat to banks given that the new industry also provides transactional services and financial records at lower cost and with greater flexibility.
Julia Buxton, a Latin America political expert at the Central European University, speaks to BNamericas about Sunday's election, which several nations have vowed not to recognize.
HSBC makes blockchain trade operation with ING, while CariNet announces rollout of nodes for digital payments across Caribbean.
The treasury minister says market volatility will impact growth and inflation as the primary fiscal deficit shrank in April and Moody's says bank profit margins face pressure.
The state-owned Brazilian oil giant is suing eight local and international banks for alleged FX manipulation, according to a report by local daily Valor Econômico.