In July 2023, the balance of traditional bank deposits (demand + time) registered a real annual growth rate of 1.5%, while the balance of the current credit portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector (NFPS) recorded real annual growth of 5.1%.
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Although bank assets continued to expand in 2022, banks' profitability is weighed by narrowing interest margins amid a challenging operating environment. Asset risks are rising, the risks associated with the property market could exacerbate the debt overhang problem.
The current credit portfolio to the Non-Financial Private Sector closed 2022 with real growth of 4.6%. The 9.1% real annual growth of consumer credit stood out. Traditional bank deposits grew by a real annual 1.8% in December 2022. Among these,…
Recent troubles at some shadow banks show the vulnerabilities of its funding model and could translate into liquidity problems for the sector. However, at present, this situation does not represent a risk for the financial system as a whole.
Credit to households has shown greater recovery and is the main impulse for the growth of financing to the private sector, while the weakness of business financing lingers. Likewise, demand deposits maintain their dynamism, while the growth of …
December 23, 2021
Differentiated recovery of credit and deposits in the face of moderation of the pandemic.
The reduction in COVID-19 cases during October seems to have influenced a heterogeneous boost to credit, while the relevant rise in formal employment and the cycle of monetary tightening were reflected in an incipient change in the trend of term deposits.
Fundamentals have been overweighted by Pandemic dynamics when explaining banking deposits, as consumption constrains and precautionary savings have supported sight deposits since March 2020. Going forward, the absence of a winter COVID wave could pave the way to a normalized behavior of consumption and savings.
In August 2021, the nominal balance of the current loan portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector fell 3.1% annually (-8.3% in real terms). By credit aggregates, the annual nominal variations were: consumption, -…
For the third consecutive month, the contraction in the annual growth rate of current portfolio balances to the non-financial private sector has been milder, which reaffirms that total bank credit is on the way to a recovery, although its magni…
Households did not consolidate their spending pattern and increased their liquid balances again in June, while bank credit reduced the magnitude of its contraction, falling 6.1%.
August 20, 2021
Mexico | Bank lending falls 6.1%, a decline of a lesser magnitude than in previous months
A milder contraction in the annual growth rate of outstanding balances for the second consecutive month provides encouraging signs that the negative impact of the pandemic on banking credit has moved past its worst point and could be on a recovery path.
May could represent a turning point in the dynamics of total credit to the non-financial private sector, with an aggregate contraction smaller than the one experienced in April and a better performance by portfolios, while bank deposits also showed signs of a change in trend in its dynamics.