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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...

Kuwait
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Kuwait : 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475526929.002

ISBN: 9781475526929

Keywords: oil, banking, banking system, recapitalization, gas

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that high oil prices and increased production have enabled the government in Kuwait to continue to record high fiscal and external surpluses and build strong buffers. Ov...

'But we are different!'
			: 12 Common Weaknesses in Banking Laws, and What to Do About Them

'But we are different!' : 12 Common Weaknesses in Banking Laws, and What to Do About Them »

Volume/Issue: 2015/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wouter Bossu , and Dawn Chew

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513586458.001

ISBN: 9781513586458

Keywords: Banking Regulation, Policy Analysis, banking, laws, bank, banks, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law, Regulated Industries and Administrative Law,

Well-designed banking laws are critical for regulating the market access and operations of banks, as well as their removal from the market in case of failure. While at a financial policy level there is a broad cons...

How Does Bank Competition Affect Solvency, Liquidity and Credit Risk? Evidence from the MENA Countries

How Does Bank Competition Affect Solvency, Liquidity and Credit Risk? Evidence from the MENA Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Almarzoqi , Sami Ben Naceur , and Alessandro Scopelliti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513581910.001

ISBN: 9781513581910

Keywords: Bank Competition, Solvency, Bank Regulation, Supervision, bank, risk, banking, credit, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law

The paper analyzes the relationship between bank competition and stability, with a specific focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Price competition has a positive effect on bank liquidity, as it induces self-d...

Monetary Operations and Islamic Banking in the GCC
			: Challenges and Options

Monetary Operations and Islamic Banking in the GCC : Challenges and Options »

Volume/Issue: 2015/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ritu Basu , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Sergio Rodriguez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513588513.001

ISBN: 9781513588513

Keywords: Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, Liquidity management, Monetary operations, Monetary policy, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Islamic banking, GCC

The assessment provides evidence of market segmentation across Islamic and conventional banks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), leading to excess liquidity, and an uneven playing field for Islamic banks that m...

The GCC Banking Sector
			: Topography and Analysis

The GCC Banking Sector : Topography and Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2010/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdullah Al-Hassan , and Nada Oulidi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982619.001

ISBN: 9781451982619

Keywords: Gulf Cooperation Council, credit growth, financial statements, banking, national bank, banking system, central bank

In this paper, we analyze the evolution of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) banking sectors in the six member countries including ownership, concentration, cross-border linkages, balance sheet exposures and risks...

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdelhak Senhadji , Gabriel Sensenbrenner , Francis Kumah , Maher Hasan , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069718

Keywords: banking, banking sector, capital adequacy, banking system, stock market

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Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead: An Update

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead: An Update »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead : An Update

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589065109

Keywords: External financing, External debt, Economic indicators, Financial sector, Debt restructuring, Bank soundness, Banking sector, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Governance, Nonbank financial sector

Departmental papers are usually focused on a specific economic topic, country, or region. They are prepared in a timely way to support the outreach needs of the IMF's area and functional departments....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdelhak Senhadji , Gabriel Sensenbrenner , Francis Kumah , Maher Hasan , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069718

Keywords: banking, banking sector, capital adequacy, banking system, stock market

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Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead : An Update

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589065109

Keywords: External financing, External debt, Economic indicators, Financial sector, Debt restructuring, Bank soundness, Banking sector, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Governance, Nonbank financial sector

Departmental papers are usually focused on a specific economic topic, country, or region. They are prepared in a timely way to support the outreach needs of the IMF's area and functional departments....