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.
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As some signs of an economic slowdown lurked in June, households were unable to consolidate their spending pattern and, once again, contributed to an increase of total bank deposits. Corporates unexpectedly supported this increase possibly influenced by the outlook of higher interest rates.
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 …
Deposits was the component of bank intermediation that most changed its trend as a result of the pandemic. As of last March, it became aware of the continuous increase of this component, which closed 2020 with 10 consecutive months with double-…
In November 2020, recent trends in MoM growth of bank deposits were reinforced. On the one hand, sight deposits rose again supported by savings from individuals. On the other hand, term deposits kept falling in a context of lower rates and a hi…
December 10, 2020
Mexico | Evolution of pandemic will continue to pose challenges for the financial system
The financial system has shown strength in the face of the adverse shocks generated by the pandemic and has maintained high levels of capital and ample liquidity, however, there is still uncertainty about the magnitude of the effects that this may have on the credit portfolio of the more vulnerable sectors.
In August, total demand deposits' (Sight deposits + Term deposits) monthly growth rate slowed down further, as a result of another monthly decline in Term deposits and the first monthly drop of Sight deposits from individuals in the last six months.
Bank deposits in July maintained the trend observed during the last two months. The balance of the bank's traditional deposits was lower in July compared to the previous month, both in its demand and in its term segments, in real terms.
The rapid outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), which has spread far beyond China, has wreaked havoc on financial markets. World stock markets have fallen by around 30% in just over a month, led by the transport, tourism, hotel industry a…
In December 2019, the nominal annual growth rate of traditional bank deposits (demand + term) was 5.5% (2.6% real), showing a slight recovery from the result observed in November (4.7%), but insufficient to reverse the slowdown observed as of A…
In November 2019, the growth of bank deposits maintained its deceleration trend compared to what was observed at the beginning of the year, although it registered a marginal advance with respect to October, which may be associated with seasonal factors.
During September 2019, bank deposits seems to have been more influenced by the prolonged weakness of economic activity in Mexico than by the environment of lower interest rates. This was reflected in a slower pace of joint growth of demand and term deposits, a fact that has not been observed since December 2018.