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Tag Archives: Latin America

JP Morgan’s New Derivatives for Trade Finance | Banking Insight

Trade Finance could be a new money spinner for banks as the business volumes of traditional products keep growing at more than 30%. For example China’s import bill alone is … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

When everything else fails, there’s Mastercard | Earnings Insight

Though the earnings growth may be unseemingly low at 20%, Mastercard’s growth to $2 Tln in purchase volume on Credit Cards in 2011 and $1.1 Tln on Debit cards is … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

A time to buy: The Retail Lifestyle Stars: Amazon reports $600mln profit for the year

As Amazon prices follow its not so confident peers like Radioshack and Sears Holdings after the results announcement, it is one of those great buying sprees you get at Amazon, … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

China in Brazil: Moving beyond resources: CCB makes a purchase in Brazil

A gameplan for resource based Economies After China completed the purchase of Standard Bank in LatAm(ICBC pending shareholder approval), we indicated a hope that this was in response to oversaturated … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 8 Comments

And this week it’s Europe on the chops | Advantage zyaada

For those familiar with economic pulls and the symptoms of dullness and slowing jobs hitting markets Asia’s considerable assumption of power last week and today’s RBA decision to try and … Continue reading

June 7, 2011 · 2 Comments