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Cooperative and Islamic Banks

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Source: Cooperative and Islamic Banks : What can they Learn from Each Other?

Volume/Issue: 2013/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Saeed Al-Muharrami , and Daniel Hardy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484380833

Keywords: Islamic Banks, Cooperative Banks, Profit and Loss Sharing, Mutualization, islamic bank, murabahah, islamic finance, General,

Islamic and cooperative banks such as credit unions are broadly similar in that they both share some risk with savers. However, risk sharing goes along with ownership control in cooperatives, whilst Islamic banks s...

The Determinants of Commercial Bank Profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Determinants of Commercial Bank Profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Determinants of Commercial Bank Profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valentina Flamini , Liliana Schumacher , and Calvin McDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871623

Keywords: market structure, bank profitability, banking, return on assets, bank profits, causation,

Bank profits are high in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) compared to other regions. This paper uses a sample of 389 banks in 41 SSA countries to study the determinants of bank profitability. We find that apart from credit...

Banking and Trading

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Source: Banking and Trading

Volume/Issue: 2012/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arnoud Boot , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475511215

Keywords: Bank regulation, proprietary trading, relationship banking, Volcker rule, moral hazard, financial markets, bank profits, bank profitability, Government Policy and Regulation,

We study the effects of a bank's engagement in trading. Traditional banking is relationship-based: not scalable, long-term oriented, with high implicit capital, and low risk (thanks to the law of large numbers). Tr...

Banks' Maturity Transformation: Risk, Reward, and Policy

Banks' Maturity Transformation: Risk, Reward, and Policy »

Source: Banks' Maturity Transformation: Risk, Reward, and Policy

Volume/Issue: 2018/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierluigi Bologna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345184

Keywords: Banks, Banks, Credit risk, Financial stability, Interest rates, Profits, Macroprudential Policy, profitability, maturity transformation, macroprudential

The aim of this paper is twofold: first, to study the determinants of banks' net interest margin with a particular focus on the role of maturity transformation, using a new measure of maturity mismatch; second, to...

Bank Risk-Taking and Competition Revisited

Bank Risk-Taking and Competition Revisited »

Source: Bank Risk-Taking and Competition Revisited : New Theory and New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/297

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Abu M. Jalal , and John Boyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865578

Keywords: Bank Competition, Concentration, Risk, Asset Allocations, banking, predictions, instrumental variables, probability, bank profits, Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets,

This paper studies two new models in which banks face a non-trivial asset allocation decision. The first model (CVH) predicts a negative relationship between banks' risk of failure and concentration, indicating a t...

Monetary Policy and Bank Risk-Taking

Monetary Policy and Bank Risk-Taking »

Source: Monetary Policy and Bank Risk-Taking

Volume/Issue: 2010/09

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455253234

Keywords: Banks, Asset prices, Monetary policy, Interest rates, Macroprudential Policy, Profits, United States, banking, leverage, risk

This paper contributes to the current debate on what role financial stability considerations should play in monetary policy decision and how best to integrate macro-prudential and monetary policy frameworks. The pa...

Mundell-Fleming Lecture: Contractionary Currency Crashes in Developing Countries

Mundell-Fleming Lecture: Contractionary Currency Crashes in Developing Countries »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, No. 2

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064485

Keywords: exchange rate, currency crashes, international monetary fund, currency crises, economic research, Bank Profits, Banks And Banking. Accounting, Capital Market, Consumption (economics), Credibility

This paper examines contractionary currency crashes in developing countries. It explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. The...

From “Hindu Growth” to Productivity Surge: The Mystery of the Indian Growth Transition

From “Hindu Growth” to Productivity Surge: The Mystery of the Indian Growth Transition »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, No. 2

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064485

Keywords: exchange rate, currency crashes, international monetary fund, currency crises, economic research, Bank Profits, Banks And Banking. Accounting, Capital Market, Consumption (economics), Credibility

This paper examines contractionary currency crashes in developing countries. It explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. The...

Comments on “From ‘Hindu Growth’ to Productivity Surge: The Mystery of the Indian Growth Transition”

Comments on “From ‘Hindu Growth’ to Productivity Surge: The Mystery of the Indian Growth Transition” »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, No. 2

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064485

Keywords: exchange rate, currency crashes, international monetary fund, currency crises, economic research, Bank Profits, Banks And Banking. Accounting, Capital Market, Consumption (economics), Credibility

This paper examines contractionary currency crashes in developing countries. It explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. The...

Reply to Comments by T. N. Srinivasan

Reply to Comments by T. N. Srinivasan »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, No. 2

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064485

Keywords: exchange rate, currency crashes, international monetary fund, currency crises, economic research, Bank Profits, Banks And Banking. Accounting, Capital Market, Consumption (economics), Credibility

This paper examines contractionary currency crashes in developing countries. It explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. The...