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Issuing Government Bonds to Finance Bank Recapitalization and Restructuring
			: Design Factors that Affect Banks' Financial Performance

Issuing Government Bonds to Finance Bank Recapitalization and Restructuring : Design Factors that Affect Banks' Financial Performance »

Volume/Issue: 2003/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Michael Andrews

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973662.003

ISBN: 9781451973662

Keywords: Banking crisis, Bank restructuring, Financial crisis, systemic crisis, bank recapitalization, bank privatization, government bonds, government debt management, restructuring, recapitalization

Bonds issued by the government or government agencies are often used to finance bank restructuring following a systemic crisis. Many conflicting considerations affect the design of the bonds used to pay for public...

The IMF's Data Dissemination Initiative After Ten Years

The IMF's Data Dissemination Initiative After Ten Years »

Series: Books

Author(s): William Alexander , John Cady , and Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067004.071

ISBN: 9781589067004

Keywords: sdds, statistics, international reserves, exchange rate, central banks

The Data Dissemination Initiative was launched in the mid-1990s as part of a broader internationally-agreed-upon initiative to strengthen transparency and promote good governance practices by establishing standards...

Bulgaria
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Bulgaria : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria »

Volume/Issue: 2019/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498304665.002

ISBN: 9781498304665

Keywords: Economic growth, Monetary statistics, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Consumption, BNB, staff report, HICP, ERM II, SOEs

Economic performance remains robust but risks to the outlook are tilted to the downside amid slowing external demand. Sound macroeconomic policies notwithstanding, Bulgaria faces a sizable income gap vis-à-vis the...

Bulgaria
			: Technical Assistance Report-Bank Supervision

Bulgaria : Technical Assistance Report-Bank Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2019/142

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498316439.002

ISBN: 9781498316439

Keywords: Central banks, Mortgages, Basel Core Principles, Risk management, Credit risk, Eba, BNB, NPL, KRI, internal control

This mission reviewed the formalization and implementation of a comprehensive SREP that includes an explicit and detailed supervisory Pillar 2 capital requirement. The BNB SREP is based on EU-wide common procedures...

IMF Staff papers, Volume 41 No. 3

IMF Staff papers, Volume 41 No. 3 »

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973303.024

ISBN: 9781451973303

Keywords: payments, central bank, credit, monetary policy, monetary management

This paper focuses on the payments system reforms and monetary policy in emerging market economies in Central and Eastern Europe. The reforms in the payments system are viewed as closely interrelated with the devel...

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 3

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 3 »

Volume: 54

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066519.024

ISBN: 9781589066519

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, terms of trade, gdp deflator

This issue features a timely paper by Vladimir Klyuev and Paul Mills on the role of personal wealth and home equity withdrawal in the decline in the U.S. saving rate. Lusine Lusinyan and Leo Bonato explain how work...

An Institutional Framework for Comparing Emerging Market Currency Boards

An Institutional Framework for Comparing Emerging Market Currency Boards »

Volume/Issue: 2004/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marie-Therese Camilleri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859140.001

ISBN: 9781451859140

Keywords: Precommitment, Credibility, Institutional Design, exchange rate, inflation, central bank, monetary fund,

This paper offers an in-depth review of the institutional arrangements underlying existing currency boards (CBAs) in Argentina (until 2001), Eastern Europe, and Asia. An index of precommitment is derived from an an...

Bank-By-Bank Credit Ceilings
			: Issues and Experiences

Bank-By-Bank Credit Ceilings : Issues and Experiences »

Volume/Issue: 1996/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mitra Farahbaksh , and Gabriel Sensenbrenner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848373.001

ISBN: 9781451848373

Keywords: monetary control, banking, reserve requirements, central bank, monetary fund

Many central banks have abandoned credit ceilings in favor of monetary control frameworks based on indirect instruments. In the long run, ceilings limited competition, hampered the development of a money market, an...

Central Bank Autonomy
			: Lessons from Global Trends

Central Bank Autonomy : Lessons from Global Trends »

Volume/Issue: 2007/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Martin Sommer , Marco Arnone , and Jean-François Segalotto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866520.001

ISBN: 9781451866520

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary fund,

We calculate indexes of central bank autonomy (CBA) for 163 central banks as of end-2003, and comparable indexes for a subgroup of 68 central banks as of the end of the 1980s. The results confirm strong improvement...

Central Bank Boards Around the World
			: Why Does Membership Size Differ?

Central Bank Boards Around the World : Why Does Membership Size Differ? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Tonny Lybek , and Volker Nitsch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865417.001

ISBN: 9781451865417

Keywords: committee, council, decision making, central bank, monetary fund, inflation,

This paper analyzes empirically differences in the size of central bank boards across countries. Defining a board as the body that changes monetary instruments to achieve a specified target, we discuss the possible...