Business Mexico

  • Stephanie Boyse

    We  have confidence in Mexico’s ability to perform to our financial and social expectations, creating high quality products, delivering value, and operating as a true extension of our North American business.

  • Shoppers pass a branch of the newly-branded Santander bank on Oxford Street, in central London, on January 11, 2010. Spanish banking giant Santander on Monday declared that it wants to become Britain's biggest bank, as it began rebranding its British operations with its own name. Chairman Emilio Botin said that the ambitious group "wants to be the number one bank in the UK" and may buy more assets from struggling rivals. Botin told a London press conference that the Madrid-based banking titan wo

    It was the right time for Spain’s Banco Santander to list its Mexican unit in both the U.S. and Mexico, Santander Mexico chief Marcos Martinez told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” after the listing on Wednesday.

  • Santander's Mexico Unit Celebrates IPO

    Marcos Martinez, Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico CEO, celebrates his company's IPO today on the NYSE, and discusses growth opportunities in emerging markets.

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    Mexico is not only in good shape to deal with a global downturn, but finally its growth prospects look bright.

  • Mexico City, Mexico

    With daily news reports of drug-related violence on the U.S.-Mexico border, our neighbor to the South may not be the first place most wealth managers think of in search for returns on investment. But in recent years, Mexican businesses have grown at an impressive pace, making the country a new destination for venture capital firms in search of returns.

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    While the U.S. real estate market is still struggling to rebound, things are picking up fast in Mexico. Here's where the action is.

  • Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui

    Global investors are finally taking note of the attractive opportunities generated by Mexican entrepreneurs and startups.

  • Mayan Riviera, Mexico

    With competition from Latin American hot spots, a decline in visitors since the recession, and a drug war image problem, Mexico tourism has suffered lately.

  • Stock Exchange Building, Mexico City

    U.S. investors who've been cringing over the Chinese and Brazilian stock markets the past few years might have looked closer to home for an emerging market.

  • Puerto Aventuras Homes Villas, Casa Delfines

    Mexico is doing its best to target investors for its real estate market. Even with drug violence, analysts say opportunities are good for foreign investment.

  • Mexico City, Mexico

    Long considered a second cousin to its northern neighbor — not to mention a source of illegal immigration and drug violence — Mexico is underrated in the global economy.

  • A worker solders components at the Suntron de Mexico assembly plant in Tijuana, Mexico.

    With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.

  • Mexican Pesos

    Investors looking to sample Mexico will find a limited number of ADRs, but many open-ended mutual funds and exchange traded funds.

  • Incoming Mexican president, Enrique Pena Nieto.

    The agenda of incoming Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto has profound implications for Latin America’s second largest economy. But no industry stands to be potentially transformed the way energy does.

  • Mexican marines present to the press the alleged member of Zetas drug cartel Eric Jovan Lozano Diaz (C), aka 'Cucho', and some money seized during his arrestation in Mexico city, on June 15, 2012.

    In the border city of Nuevo Laredo, the bodies of nine people were found hanging from a bridge  —  the result of a turf war between drug cartels. It exposed the Mexican government’s inability to keep the country’s violence level low enough not to scare away tourists and investors.

  • Mexico City, Mexico

    World leaders must take swift action to avert a possible food price shock in 2013, Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon says, warning unchecked price volatility in staple food items could trigger an escalation in poverty to crisis levels.

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    Latin America’s second-largest economy—Mexico— wants to reduce economic dependence on the United States, says President Felipe Calderon, who warns of “very weak growth” from its northern neighbor.

  • ADT Petroservicios

    US companies and individuals have been prohibited from doing business with Mexican oil company ADT Petroservicios and the company’s U.S. assets have been frozen due to owner Francisco Antonio Colorado Cessa’s links to the Los Zetas drug-trafficking cartel.

  • HSBC

    HSBC opted to continue with a business relationship with one of the key financiers to the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad even after its own compliance officials raised concerns about a trust linked to him, according to an investigative report into money-laundering by the U.S. Senate. The Financial Times reports.

  • An oil drilling rig in the Junin 10 field in the Orinoco Oil Belt, in Anzoategui, Venezuela on January 24, 2012.

    For a variety of reasons there still exist many untapped oil fields in the world. Those reasons may be political, technological, geological, or economical; but as time goes on they are being resolved to the extent that some huge fields are now becoming available for exploration and production.