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Chapter II. Monetary Regimes, Transmission Mechanisms, and Monetary Objectives in the MENA Region

Chapter II. Monetary Regimes, Transmission Mechanisms, and Monetary Objectives in the MENA Region »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

This section serves as a precursor to a focus on the monetary operational framework in later sections. Monetary regimes under specific exchange rate arrangements, the sophistication of the monetary system, r...

Chapter III. Monetary Policy Implementation: Purpose and Framework

Chapter III. Monetary Policy Implementation: Purpose and Framework »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

When monetary policy moves from the CB board room to the market place, it is transmitted via the CB’s balance sheet. Commercial banks and other participants in the financial markets will no doubt listen to t...

Chapter IV. Changes to Balance Sheets in Advanced Economies and Regional Central Banks: Before and During Crisis

Chapter IV. Changes to Balance Sheets in Advanced Economies and Regional Central Banks: Before and During Crisis »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

A. MENA Central Bank Balance Sheets For most CBs globally, the most important balance sheet items are foreign assets, lending to government (including holdings of government securiti...

Chapter IX. Country Case Studies

Chapter IX. Country Case Studies »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

A. Central Bank of Egypt 77 Steps towards Reforming Egypt’s Monetary Policy Framework...

Chapter V. Maturity of Central Bank Securities

Chapter V. Maturity of Central Bank Securities »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

A. Objectives of Issuing Central Bank Securities CB securities are one of the monetary policy instruments used primarily to absorb liquidity in the banking system, when there is a st...

Chapter VI. Collateral: Range, Opportunity Cost, Liquidity, and Pricing of Liquidity Risk

Chapter VI. Collateral: Range, Opportunity Cost, Liquidity, and Pricing of Liquidity Risk »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

Most CBs are nowadays required to take collateral when granting credit to banks. In this respect, this section examines the state of play at CBs in the MENA region as well as the operational implications of...

Chapter VII. Basel III Rules and Monetary Policy Implementation

Chapter VII. Basel III Rules and Monetary Policy Implementation »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) 69 issued on December 16, 2010 the “Basel III rules text and results of the quantitative impact study issued by the Basel Committ...

Chapter VIII. ISIMP Results and Analysis for the MENA Region

Chapter VIII. ISIMP Results and Analysis for the MENA Region »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

A. Background Information Drawing from the IMF survey of CB monetary policy instruments (ISIMP) 72 in 2008 and 2010, this section analyzes the use o...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region
			: A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475590562.087

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

This paper documents the main themes covered in two seminars (December 2011 and September 2012) on monetary policy and implementation at the IMF—Middle East Center for Economics and Finance, and includes cou...