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.

854 articles written by James Young:

Argentina readies multi-risk insurance for agribusiness

Friday, June 23, 2017

Argentina's agribusiness minister Ricardo Buryaile said the government would launch a comprehensive, multi-risk insurance product in time for the upcoming harvest season, speaking at an science and te...

Mexico insurance, surety industry shows mixed Q1 performance

Friday, June 23, 2017

Mexico saw net income in this year's first quarter rising for insurers but falling for surety bond providers. Both sectors reported increases in overall premiums in the quarter, shows a 1Q17 report...

Major study offers tough love on Mexican pension reform

Friday, June 23, 2017

Mexico's pension system is "unfair, unsustainable and lacks transparency," according to the key findings of a study conducted by budget watchdog and public policy think tank CIEP. According to the ...

Mexican central bank extends hikes as inflation hits post-crisis peak

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mexico's central bank raised the benchmark rate by 0.25% to 7.00%, the fourth hike this year, which has been marked by economic uncertainty and surging inflation. The bank announcement cited both t...

Argentina Q1 GDP growth faster than expected

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Argentina's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter of 2017, showing a 1.1% increase over 4Q16 and a 0.3% seasonally adjusted increase year-on-year, suggesting some acceleration in econ...