People: Senate approves new Mexican deputy; Lagarde appoints Jihad Azour

Alejandro Díaz de León: takes up deputy post at the Bank of Mexico in January

Mexico: The senate has confirmed Alejandro Díaz de León as the new deputy governor of the Bank of Mexico. He will replace outgoing deputy Manuel Sánchez in January.

Díaz de León is well known to international investors from his previous role, running the finance ministry's debt office. However, he also has central banking experience, having served as the Bank of Mexico's director of economic studies and macroeconomic analysis in the early 2000s.

Media have speculated that Díaz de León could be a

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