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

The credit granted by banks remained the main source of funding for the private sector. Financial intermediaries have granted one third of the formal loan portfolio to mortgage loans over the past five years. Portfolio balances mirror patterns of economic activity at the end of 2019.
During the month of January, bank deposits remained weak due to the stagnation of economic activity and lower short-term interest rates.
In January 2020, the nominal annual growth rate of the balance of the current credit portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector was 5.3% (2.0% real). This growth was slightly higher than the previous month (5.1%), but significantly below that recorded in the same month of 2019 (10.0%).