James Young

Banking and Insurance Reporter, Mexico Bureau  in BNamericas

James Young has worked as an editor and journalist in Mexico City since 2004, working for The Miami Herald, Variety and MarketNews, among others. Starting at BNamericas in August 2016, he continues to develop his focus on macroeconomics and the banking industry in Mexico and Latin America. He holds a BS in physics from Florida State University.

676 articles written by James Young:

MACRO WATCH: Mexican Q1 GDP, Argentine construction

Mexico's economy grew 2.5% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, according to a preliminary estimate provided by national statistics agency Inegi. The result, adjusted for seasonal effects, comes as estimates for GDP growth...

MACRO WATCH: Mexican Q1 GDP, Argentine construction

Mexico's economy grew 2.5% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, according to a preliminary estimate provided by national statistics agency Inegi. The result, adjusted for seasonal effects, comes as estimates for GDP growth...

Mexican insurers sticking by growth forecast

Mexican insurance association AMIS is sticking to its forecast of 7.5% real growth for the industry this year, despite the economic volatility seen in the country recently. "I think the Mexican economy will be on a rollercoaster...

Banorte 1Q17 results shine on rates and consumer loans

Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte reported a solid first quarter, including a 24% year-on-year increase in net income to 5.53bn pesos (US$291mn), bolstered by loan diversification and higher interest rates. While substantial, net...

Experts caught off guard by latest Trump Nafta scare, wary of tax proposal

Fears sparked by an apparent reversal in US policy on the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), combined with emerging details of US President Donald Trump's long-awaited tax reform proposal, sparked a bout of uncertainty in...