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The PR Banking sector reached double digit Pre-Tax Return on Equity in 2020 (10.2%) despite the low interest rate environment, the impact of COVID-19 on business and consumer activity, and higher credit provisions.
Banks remained profitable during the first nine months of 2020 despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, they experienced a moderate reduction in profitability (8.8% Pre-Tax ROE) vs 2018 and 2019 due to lower interest margin and fee income, and higher loan loss provision.
La rentabilidad de la banca dominicana comienza a mostrar una disminución, producto del impacto de la crisis sanitaria en la economía. Los principales indicadores que inciden en esto son: aumento de provisión para cartera de crédito, disminución de comisiones por servicios y disminución del ingreso financiero.
Alfredo Terife, Alexandra Roig and Mario González discuss the new version of our COVID19 Dashboard for Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. This new Dashboard is designed to monitor many relevant aspects of the disease as we continue to open our economy and increase our mobility.
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