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.

992 articles written by James Young:

In Brief: Argentina hikes pensions

Friday, August 18, 2017

Argentina's social security administration (ANSES) announced a 13.3% increase in pensions going into effect September 1, bringing the 12-month hike in retirement benefits to 28%. Cabinet chief Marc...

Spotlight: Proposed changes to Chile's AFP system

Friday, August 18, 2017

The pension reforms now before Chile's legislature include profound changes to the current AFP (private pension fund manager) system, generally aimed at reducing the number of years workers hold funds...

Mexico's Fovissste on solid footing to meet lending goals

Friday, August 18, 2017

Mexican federal mortgage lender Fovissste is well on track to complete its scheduled lending for 2017 and to expand lending in 2018 with the injection of additional funds from a recent issuance of bon...

In Brief: Argentina hikes pensions

Friday, August 18, 2017

Argentina's social security administration (ANSES) announced a 13.3% increase in pensions going into effect September 1, bringing the 12-month hike in retirement benefits to 28%. Cabinet chief Marc...

Mexico's Alfa explores IPO options for Sigma unit

Friday, August 18, 2017

Mexican conglomerate Alfa is exploring options to reinitiate IPO proceedings for its foods division Sigma. "In view of (Alfa's) strategy to continuously seek alternative financing and generate grea...