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Chapter 6 Conclusions and Recommendations

Chapter 6 Conclusions and Recommendations »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

In this final chapter, we first present our conclusions on major issues discussed in this report. We then draw from our findings six recommendations, designed to enhance the ongoing efforts to improve the ef...

Chapter 5 Internal Governance

Chapter 5 Internal Governance »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

The evaluation of experiences in the three cases studied reveal some important lessons relating to internal process issues. These involve human resource management, the role of major shareholders and the Exe...

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

The decade of the 1990s saw a succession of currency crises in emerging market economies, against the background of the increasing integration of these economies with global capital markets. These crises wer...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462360628

Keywords: Banking sector, foreign currency, financial derivatives, domestic currency, foreign exchange, banking

The recent global crisis originated from rapid defaults on subprime mortgage loans in the U.S. housing market and spread rapidly to other sectors of the economy. The speed and transmission was particularly a...

CHAPTER 6 Key Lessons

CHAPTER 6 Key Lessons »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462360628

Keywords: Banking sector, foreign currency, financial derivatives, domestic currency, foreign exchange, banking

Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda had differing degrees of exposure to the financial crisis. Their central banks lost reserves partly as a result of shocks to the exchange rate and also due to stepped up demand fo...

CHAPTER 3 Long-Run Trends in Sectoral Balance Sheets

CHAPTER 3 Long-Run Trends in Sectoral Balance Sheets »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462360628

Keywords: Banking sector, foreign currency, financial derivatives, domestic currency, foreign exchange, banking

Overview The banking systems in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda grew strongly during the period under review. In Kenya, combined financial assets grew by about 20 percentage points, from...

Chapter 3 Precrisis Surveillance

Chapter 3 Precrisis Surveillance »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

In this chapter, we present our assessment of IMF surveillance in the precrisis period in the countries covered in this evaluation, focusing on two aspects: how informative was surveillance about the risks t...

Chapter 4 Program Design and Implementation

Chapter 4 Program Design and Implementation »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

Given the nature of capital account crises, the primary objective of crisis-management programs in such cases should be to restore confidence as quickly as possible in order to restore normalcy to the capita...

CHAPTER 5 Responses to the Financial Crisis

CHAPTER 5 Responses to the Financial Crisis »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462360628

Keywords: Banking sector, foreign currency, financial derivatives, domestic currency, foreign exchange, banking

The impact of the crisis on the overall financial condition of banks has been modest (Table 3). In Kenya, total banking system assets and liabilities increased by 24.4 percent between December 2007 and 2008....

Chapter 2 The Three Crisis Cases

Chapter 2 The Three Crisis Cases »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

The three cases covered by this evaluation share several features common to capital account crises. In each case the crisis occurred because of massive reversals of capital flows triggered by a shift in mark...