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Banks need to slow pace of lending, says Moody's

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Central America's leading banks will need to slow the pace of their loan growth as their core capital levels remain modest, said Moody's Investors Service in a new report.

The relatively low core capital levels at three of Central America's largest banking franchises -- Guatemala's Banco Industrial, Banco de Costa Rica and Banco Nacional de Costa Rica -- are credit negative.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service