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Mariana Angélica Torán
Mariana Angélica Torán
Principal Economist
Mexico City

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 November 2022, the nominal balance of the current credit portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector (NFPS) grew at an annual rate of 12.8% (4.7% real), while traditional bank deposits (sight + term) exhibited a nominal variation of 7.5%YoY (-0.3% real).
According to the Financial Stability Report (Banxico) and the Analysis on the Stability of the Mexican Financial System (IMF), the most relevant risk to the Mexcian financial system is that of additional and sustained tightening of financial conditions in a context of high inflation and lower prospects for economic growth.
The momentum of the credit to the private sector lingered in October underpinned by the highest monthly growth of the credit card balance since 2013. The composition of bank deposits is leaning towards term deposits as interest rates remain high and economic activity has surprised to the upside recentley.