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 combination of weak economic activity and high short-term interest rates maintain low growth over demand deposits, the main component of traditional deposits.
In April 2019, the nominal annual growth rate of the balance of the current loan portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector was 10.3% (5.6% real). This growth rate was lower than that of the previous month (11.1%) and was also lower than the rate of the same month of 2018 (11.5%).
The CNBV publishes a new financial education indicator. The dynamism in private sector credit in 1Q19 reflects moderation in economic activity. Trade Tensions between the USA and China Increase Risks for Global Growth.