BIG BANK WATCH.
BIG BANK WATCH % CHANGE IIQ98/IIQ99 NET INCOME US$ MILL. BANCO SANTANDER CENTRAL HISPANO (LATAM) 158.7 204.2 BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA (LATAM) 122.1 -6.4 BANCOMER (MEXICO) 55.0 217.3 BANCO GALICIA Y BUENOS AIRES (ARGENTINA) 50.9 78.6 BANAMEX (MEXICO) 181.3 27.3 BANCO SANTANDER CHILE (CHILE) 27.6 20.0 BANCO RIO DE LA PLATA (ARGENTINA) 33.3 4.4 BANCO ITAU (BRAZIL) 188.2 4.4 BANCO SANTIAGO (CHILE) 21.6 -39.7 BANCO BRADESCO (BRAZIL) 114.8 -41.7 BANCO PROVINCIAL (VENEZUELA) 33.2 -44.6 BANCO DE CREDITO (PERU) 1.7 -92.1 BANCOLOMBIA (COLOMBIA) [*] 18.8 -741.6 (*.)% change for IQ99/IIQ99, since IIQ98 results of operations did not reflect the merger between BIC and Banco de Colombia, therefore are not directly comparable. Sources: Company reports, LATIN TRADE
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Mexico's Bancomer tops LATIN TRADE'S Big Bank Watch again with back-to-back quarters that beat the pack. However, the bank's second quarter statement heavily stresses its "year-to-date Year-to-date (YTD)
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A slowdown is an industrial action in which employees perform their duties but seek to reduce productivity or efficiency in their performance of these duties. , the bank managed to charge customers a fifth more in fees from a year ago.
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having some relationship with the country Argentina.
geochelonechilensis. bank earned a one-time jackpot by selling its stake in the Consolidar Group, a pension fund and insurer An individual or company who, through a contractual agreement, undertakes to compensate specified losses, liability, or damages incurred by another individual.
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2. into loan loss provisions, reflecting worries about the future. Otherwise, margins and income grew faster than expenses.
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"Results throughout the Colombian financial system have not been as expected..." The message: Hey, don't blame us. Falling interest rates plus few new loans tanked results at Bancolombia and the rest of the system. The bank also ate another $5 million from a merger last year with Banco Industrial Colombiano.3