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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

The 2020 banking dynamics of lower credit granted to the private sector and a sharp increase in banking deposits were among the causes of better financing conditions for the banking system and a higher solvency.
Traditional bank deposits (sight + term) continued to grow in February, supported by the sight segment and despite the fall in the balance of time deposits during the last ten months. However, within sight deposits, there were changes in terms of their sources of growth.
During February 2021, the nominal balance of the current loan portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector fell 2.0%. The annual rate reduction in nominal balances was greater than in January (-1.3%), accentuating the downward trend observed since May 2020.