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3 Main Issues and Challenges in Designing Bank-Restructuring Strategies

3 Main Issues and Challenges in Designing Bank-Restructuring Strategies »

Source: Central Bank Reform in the Transition Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756084

Keywords: national bank, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, banking system

Until the late 1980s, the financial sector of the transition countries was characterized by a banking system in which the central bank dominated the financial sector. The savings ba...

2 Monetary Operations and Government Securities Markets

2 Monetary Operations and Government Securities Markets »

Source: Transforming Financial Systems in the Baltics, Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Price , Malcolm Knight , and Arne Petersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757982

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, monetary policy

Country experiences with monetary operations and government securities markets have been highly diverse, but a general pattern seems to have emerged since early 1992: most countries have moved toward more ce...

4 Monetary Operations, Money Markets, and Public Debt Management

4 Monetary Operations, Money Markets, and Public Debt Management »

Source: Central Bank Reform in the Transition Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756084

Keywords: national bank, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, banking system

Transition economies have on the whole made good progress in introducing indirect monetary policy instruments, but much still remains to be done to bring monetary operations to mode...

Monetary Policy in Hybrid Regimes

Monetary Policy in Hybrid Regimes »

Source: Monetary Policy in Hybrid Regimes : The Case of Kazakhstan

Volume/Issue: 2014/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natan Epstein , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498340724

Keywords: Interest Rate, Money Market, Exchange Rate, central bank, inflation, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

This paper analyzes the monetary policy framework in Kazakhstan. The authorities have been successful in containing inflation in the context of a managed exchange rate regime. Over the past two years, the central b...

1 Overview

1 Overview »

Source: Central Bank Reform in the Transition Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756084

Keywords: national bank, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, banking system

Since 1992, the central banks of the Baltic states and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have undertaken to various degrees comprehensive reform of their monetary and exc...

1 Overview

1 Overview »

Source: Transforming Financial Systems in the Baltics, Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Price , Malcolm Knight , and Arne Petersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757982

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, monetary policy

For the past six years, the central banks of the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union have undertaken ambitious programs of reform. 1 The reforms have f...

5 Payment Systems Development

5 Payment Systems Development »

Source: Transforming Financial Systems in the Baltics, Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Price , Malcolm Knight , and Arne Petersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757982

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, monetary policy

In addition to facilitating exchanges of goods, services, and financial assets, effective payment systems play a major role in ensuring the soundness of financial systems by limiting the possibility of syste...

6 Payments System Reform

6 Payments System Reform »

Source: Central Bank Reform in the Transition Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756084

Keywords: national bank, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, banking system

Most transition countries are undertaking far-reaching reforms of their payments systems both to resolve urgent problems and to underpin development of efficient and stable systems...

Recent publications

Recent publications »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 05

Volume/Issue: 32/5

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451935233

Keywords: oil prices, oil sector, exchange rate, fiscal policy, real exchange

Russia’s unexpectedly strong recovery since its 1998 crisis has left people wondering whether it is just a temporary result of higher oil prices and the postcrisis depreciation of the ruble or a sign ofdurab...

Republic of Kazakhstan

Republic of Kazakhstan »

Source: Republic of Kazakhstan : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update-Technical Note-Bank Profitability and Competition

Volume/Issue: 2004/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451820874

Keywords: banking, banking system, savings bank, banking sector, foreign exchange

This technical note explores the reasons for a comparatively high interest rate spread in Kazakhstan in the context of competition in the banking sector. In spite of significant gains in efficiency made in recent y...