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1. How Susceptible Are the EAC Economies to Asymmetric Shocks?

1. How Susceptible Are the EAC Economies to Asymmetric Shocks? »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This section assesses susceptibility of the EAC countries to asymmetric shocks by first, looking at the similarity of economic structures across the region; second, examining the nature of recen...

I. THE WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION

I. THE WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

A. The Payments Problem and the World Economy The year 1950 was the first postwar year in which progress towards general balance of payments equilibrium appeared to brin...

II. PAR VALUES AND EXCHANGE RATES

II. PAR VALUES AND EXCHANGE RATES »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

The general structure of par values established in September 1949 has been maintained through an initial testing period of nine months, followed by more than a year of drastic changes in trade resulting from...

III. EXCHANGE RESTRICTIONS

III. EXCHANGE RESTRICTIONS »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Restrictions under Existing Conditions In its Second Annual Report on Exchange Restrictions, transmitted to its members and to the Governors in April 1951, the Fund reviewed the role...

Australia
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program:  Technical Note:  Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy

Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy »

Volume/Issue: 2006/437

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802160.002

ISBN: 9781451802160

Keywords: corporate governance, continuous disclosure, disclosure requirements, corporate governance principles, shareholders

This study reviews selected issues on investor protection and corporate governance in Australia, and concludes that the corporate governance framework for Australian-listed companies is largely healthy and dynamic....

Israel
			: Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Israel : Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503180.002

ISBN: 9781475503180

Keywords: securities law, stock exchange, corporation, financial statements, capital market

Israel's compliance with International Organization of Securities Commissions' objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation has been assessed. The regulatory regime is well developed and in most respects is c...

Kuwait
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504590.002

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Liechtenstein
			: Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation

Liechtenstein : Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2008/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823332.002

ISBN: 9781451823332

Keywords: due diligence, money laundering, beneficial ownership, insurance companies

The financial sector in Liechtenstein provides primarily wealth-management services, including banking, trust, other fiduciary services, investment management, and life insurance. The establishment of the Financial...

Russian Federation
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Russian Federation : Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502213.002

ISBN: 9781475502213

Keywords: market participants, insider trading, securities law, prudential supervision, securities regulation

This assessment reviews the regulatory framework in place for the oversight of the capital markets of the Russian Federation as of June 2011. The Russian securities markets, in particular, have been volatile, refle...

People's Republic of China
			: Detailed Assessment Report:  IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

People's Republic of China : Detailed Assessment Report: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502985.002

ISBN: 9781475502985

Keywords: securities companies, securities law, stock exchanges, asset management, futures trading

This paper discusses a detailed assessment report on the observance of China's compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commission's objectives and principles of securities regulation. The refor...