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The challenge for commercial banking consists in channeling resources towards “green” activities that promote biodiversity, generate value spillovers in ecological terms, and do not sacrifice long-term efficiency in the productive network.

In November 2022, the nominal balance of the current credit portfolio granted by commercial banks to the non-financial private sector (NFPS) grew at an annual rate of 12.8% (4.7% real), while traditional bank deposits (sight + term) exhibited a nominal variation of 7.5%YoY (-0.3% real).

One of the non-forward-looking tools used for inflation analysis by central banks and academia in general is core inflation, but it may include distortions that lead to misleading conclusions. This paper explores trimmed means as an alternative…

In December, monthly inflation rose to 1.26% and annual inflation reached 13.12%, accelerating by 59 bps from the previous month's figure and again exceeding market analysts' expectations of 12.64% (according to Banco de la República's survey …

2022 has been a year of transition for banking. It started off with a lot of dynamism, as the economic recovery was expected to consolidate, leaving the pandemic behind us. But the war initiated by Russia in Ukraine radically changed the course…

According to the Financial Stability Report (Banxico) and the Analysis on the Stability of the Mexican Financial System (IMF), the most relevant risk to the Mexcian financial system is that of additional and sustained tightening of financial conditions in a context of high inflation and lower prospects for economic growth.

The momentum of the credit to the private sector lingered in October underpinned by the highest monthly growth of the credit card balance since 2013. The composition of bank deposits is leaning towards term deposits as interest rates remain high and economic activity has surprised to the upside recentley.

Monthly inflation in November rose to 0.77% and annual inflation to 12.53%, up 31 bps from October's annual figure. The results were again above the median of market analysts' expectations of 12.27% and what we expected at BBVA Research (12.42%…

Over the last few months, an attempt has been made to build a simple but straightforward narrative, according to which the banking sector must make an additional fiscal effort due to the increase in its hypothetical extraordinary profits, with …

The banking system’s capital and liquidity levels remain above regulatory minima. Financing to the private sector regains its dynamism. All the portafolios that make up commercial banking credit to the non-financial private sector have achiev…

Monthly inflation in October was 0.72% and annual inflation was 12.22%, close to market analysts' expectations of 0.62%, according to Banco de la República's survey, and BBVA Research's of 0.64%. The data increased 78 bps from September's annual figure.

At its October meeting, Banco de la República increased its monetary policy rate by 100 basis points, taking it to 11.0%, its highest level since July 2001. The decision was unanimous, seeking to consolidate a positive signal to reassure local financial markets.