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Bailouts and Systemic Insurance

Bailouts and Systemic Insurance »

Source: Bailouts and Systemic Insurance

Volume/Issue: 2013/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475514742

Keywords: Financial crises, Banking crises, Bank resolution, Moral hazard, Systemic risk, Bailouts, contagion, banking, bank risk, bank risk taking

We revisit the link between bailouts and bank risk taking. The expectation of government support to failing banks creates moral hazard-increases bank risk taking. However, when a bank's success depends on both its...

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation? »

Source: Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Volume/Issue: 2015/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anton Korinek , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513506463

Keywords: pecuniary externalities, macroprudential regulation, inequality, exchange rate, exchange, lenders, borrowers, markets, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics

International capital flows can create significant financial instability in emerging economies because of pecuniary externalities associated with exchange rate movements. Does this make it optimal to impose capital...

Coordinating Climate and Trade Policies

Coordinating Climate and Trade Policies »

Source: Coordinating Climate and Trade Policies : Pareto Efficiency and the Role of Border Tax Adjustments

Volume/Issue: 2012/289

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , and Christos Kotsogiannis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475552942

Keywords: Environmental taxation, cap-and-trade, Pareto efficiency, border tax adjustments, carbon taxes, border tax, trade policies, trade taxes, Trade and Environment, General,

This paper explores the role of trade instruments in globally efficient climate policies, focusing on the central issue of whether some form of border tax adjustment (BTA) is warranted when carbon prices differ int...

Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area

Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area »

Source: Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2010/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Florence Jaumotte , and Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201228

Keywords: financial liberalization, current accounts, current account deficits, current account balance, current account balances, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The paper examines the causes, consequences, and potential cures of the large current account deficits in the Southern Euro Area (SEA). These were mostly driven by a decline in private saving rates. But it was the...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451809985

Keywords: credit, banking, prices, stress testing, counterparty

This paper discusses key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment on Cyprus. The assessment reveals that the banking system of Cyprus has managed to avoid the worst effects of the global financial cris...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Insurance Supervision, and Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2006/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451809879

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, collective investment schemes, money laundering, beneficial owners

The report summarizes the assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation on Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) on banking supervision, insurance supervision, and securities regulatio...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Detailed Assessments of Observance of Standards and Codes for Banking Supervision, Insurance Supervision, and Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2006/376

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451809886

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, supervisory authority, banking supervisors, internal control

The Compliance of the Basel Core Principles welcomes the assessors' recognition of the overall quality and effectiveness of Cyprus's banking regulatory and supervisory framework in place, and the resulting high deg...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 1996/16

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1996

ISBN: 9781451809787

Keywords: central bank, inflation, current account, liquidity ratio, external debt

This paper provides background information to the report for the 1995 Article IV Consultation with Cyprus. It reviews developments in the real, fiscal, monetary, and external sectors during the 1990s. The effects o...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1995/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451809770

Keywords: central bank, inflation, balance of payments, external debt, current account

This paper reviews economic developments in Cyprus during 1990-95. Economic growth slowed down and became more volatile in the early 1990s compared with the 1980s. External shocks, compounded by unfavorable domesti...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2000/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2000

ISBN: 9781451809824

Keywords: central bank, banking, current account, banking system, banking law

Cyprus is broadly compliant with International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) core principles in a number of areas including enforcement, cooperation with domestic and foreign regulators, principles...