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Source: Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Impact on the Insurance Sector of a Low Interest Rate Environment-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2014/68

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484330272

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, policyholders, insurance products, accounting standards

This paper discusses Canada's Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) impact on the insurance sector of a low interest rate environment. It highlights that actuarial standards on valuation of liabilities require...

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			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Impact on the Insurance Sector of a Low Interest Rate Environment-Technical Note

Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Impact on the Insurance Sector of a Low Interest Rate Environment-Technical Note »

Volume/Issue: 2014/68

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330272.002

ISBN: 9781484330272

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, policyholders, insurance products, accounting standards

This paper discusses Canada's Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) impact on the insurance sector of a low interest rate environment. It highlights that actuarial standards on valuation of liabilities require...

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068506.084

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The economic and financial crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually every country. Public sector support for the financial system, fiscal stimulus and the automatic stabilizers, as well as the revenue d...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The economic and financial crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually every country. Public sector support for the financial system, fiscal stimulus and the automatic stabilizers, as well as the revenue d...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The economic and financial crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually every country. Public sector support for the financial system, fiscal stimulus and the automatic stabilizers, as well as the revenue d...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The financial and economic crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually all IMF members through several channels. First, many countries have supported the financial sector directly, primarily through...

II Fiscal Implications of the Crisis: Direct Costs

II Fiscal Implications of the Crisis: Direct Costs »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

Government support to the financial sector can take various forms, with different implications for gross and net debt. Operations undertaken directly by the government typically entail an upfront rise in gro...

III Fiscal Implications of the Crisis: The Cost of the Recession

III Fiscal Implications of the Crisis: The Cost of the Recession »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The recession (and actions to alleviate it) will involve fiscal costs through three channels: automatic stabilizers; other nondiscretionary effects going beyond the normal impact of the cycle, including from...

IV Fiscal Implications of the Crisis: Effects Through the Funded Component of the Pension System

IV Fiscal Implications of the Crisis: Effects Through the Funded Component of the Pension System »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

A key fiscal risk presented by the crisis is its effect on funded components of the pension system, both public and private. The level of funding for pensions has increased rapidly in recent yea...

V The Outlook for Public Finances in Light of the Crisis

V The Outlook for Public Finances in Light of the Crisis »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

This section assesses the short- and medium-term outlook for public finances, bringing together the themes discussed in earlier sections. There is, of course, considerable uncertainty around this outlook, an...