TITLE

Latin American Banks' Push for Inclusion

AUTHOR(S)
Joelson, Daniel
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Bank Technology News;Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the move of financial institutions across Latin America to launch technological initiatives to serve the huge underbanked population. In Mexico, Banco Ahorro Famsa is offering banking services in retail stores through full-service branches and kiosks. The Mexican government's drive to enhance banking services to the less privileged has resulted in the initiative known as boletazo that aims to entice the underbanked to transact at point-of-sale (POS) terminals.
ACCESSION #
27213585

 

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