Iván Fernández
Iván Fernández
Senior Economist
Mexico City

Iván Fernández specializes in the macroeconomic and financial analysis of Mexico and the United States. He holds a BSc in Economics and an MSc in Finance from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He passed all three exams of the CFA Program on his first attempt.

Previously, he worked in the public sector as Director of Financial Oversight in the National Commission of the Retirement Savings System (CONSAR). In the private sector, he served as the Evaluation Coordinator of the Financial Education Program of BBVA Mexico.

He teaches statistics and econometrics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Latest publications

We will learn this month about the last monetary policy decisions of the year in Mexico and the United States. The announcements from the central banks will be crucial for analysts, market participants, and the general public to obtain a clearer understanding of the direction monetary policy will take in 2024.
Following a less hawkish tone from Chair Powell in his press conference early this month, the yield curve now suggests a potential turning point has been reached, reflecting investors’ belief that the Fed is done raising rates and growing expectations of rate cuts in 2024.
After signaling in September that the policy rate was set to remain unchanged “for an extended period,” Banxico now says that it must be kept unchanged “for some time.”