Peru and Bolivia have the best environments for microfinance in global ranking


Peru ranks first followed by Bolivia, Pakistan and Kenya, according to the 2011 ranking, which compares the microfinance sector in countries and regions across two broad categories—Regulatory Framework and Practices and the Supporting Institutional Framework. These are complemented by an adjustment factor for political shocks and stability. The strong results for Latin America have beenContinue reading “Peru and Bolivia have the best environments for microfinance in global ranking”

Latin America and Caribbean weathering global volatility, IDB’s Moreno says


At a Group of 30 meeting, advises countries to offset risks building up in world economy. Latin America and the Caribbean continue to weather relatively well the problems currently afflicting the global economy, Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno said today at a meeting of central bankers and finance ministers. Speaking to members ofContinue reading “Latin America and Caribbean weathering global volatility, IDB’s Moreno says”