Searcher
Mariana Angélica Torán
Mariana Angélica Torán
Principal Economist
Mexico

Mariana Torán is a Senior Economist in the Banking team in Mexico. Her main functions focus on the analysis of the Mexican banking system, including conjuncture and long-term analysis on the evolution of credit and savings, as well as the forecasts of the banking variables.


Mariana Torán worked as Deputy Director of Supervision at the National Retirement Savings System Commission (CONSAR), and as Director of Industrial Banking and Commerce in the Development Banking Unit at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP). She also worked as Associate Director in the Public Finance group of Standard & Poor's Rating Services and as Head of Office in the General Directorate of Economic Research at Banco de Mexico.


She obtained a BA in Economics from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), a Master’s in Economics from the University of Michigan and a Diploma in Dynamic Econometric Models (ITAM).

Latest publications

In July 2020, the balance of current credit granted by commercial banks to private sector grew at a nominal annual rate of 4.9% (1.3% real), lower than the nominal rate observed the previous month (6.5%) and the nominal rate of 8.6% registered in the same month of 2019, reducing its dynamism for the third consecutive month.
The financial system maintains its stability, five months after the start of the pandemic, supported by the adequate levels of capitalization and liquidity of the banking system, as well as the special regulatory measures adopted by the financial authorities.
In June, total credit granted to the private sector and total banking deposits slowed down as the tailwind effects associated with the pandemic (e.g. precautory savings, demand of credit lines) slowly fade and gradually leave the spotlight to the adverse effects of the economic recession.