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Address by the Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Address by the Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2009

ISBN: 9781589067899

Keywords: debt, financial markets, bank group, globalization, financial market

Mr. Chairman, Governors, honored guests, it is a pleasure to welcome you to these meetings on behalf of the International Monetary Fund. I would also like to extend a special welcom...

5 Alternative Approaches to Regulation and Corporate Governance in Financial Firms

5 Alternative Approaches to Regulation and Corporate Governance in Financial Firms »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The objective of this paper is to draw lessons from recent banking sector crises especially with respect to the design of an optimum “regulatory regime.” Just as the causes of banki...

9 Assessing Current Prudential Arrangements

9 Assessing Current Prudential Arrangements »

Source: Integrating Europe's Financial Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Wim Fonteyne , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2007

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

This chapter analyzes regulatory and supervisory frameworks in the European Union, building on assessments carried out under the IMF-World Bank Financial Sector Assessment Program(FSAP). 1...

18 Assessing Financial Sector Soundness: The Role of the IMF

18 Assessing Financial Sector Soundness: The Role of the IMF »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The need to strengthen countries’ financial systems has been a major focus of the IMF’s work in recent years. This paper focuses on the Financial Sector Assessment Program—or FSAP—which is the key initiative...

8 Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress: A Market Perspective

8 Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress: A Market Perspective »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

“Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress” is an interesting and somewhat challenging topic for a rating agency professional such as myself, since t...

ATTENDANCE

ATTENDANCE »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2009

ISBN: 9781589067899

Keywords: debt, financial markets, bank group, globalization, financial market

Members of Fund Delegations Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Governor...

4 Background paper Dollarization of Liabilities: Beyond the Usual Suspects

4 Background paper Dollarization of Liabilities: Beyond the Usual Suspects »

Source: Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Introduction Dollarization of liabilities (DL) is receiving increased attention in the literature that analyzes the vulnerabilties faced by emerging economies. It is now recognized t...

9 Background paper Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting

9 Background paper Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting »

Source: Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Introduction A growing number of emerging market countries are requesting technical assistance from the Fund to help them adopt an inflation-targeting monetary framework. In recent y...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Financial Sector Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2013/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484357675

Keywords: offshore banks, banking supervision, financial soundness, international standards

This article is an overview of the structure of the Bahamian financial system. After the financial crisis in the United States, the Bahamian financial structure showed fragile growth. Tourism, the main source of in...

8 Bank Business Correlations

8 Bank Business Correlations »

Source: Integrating Europe's Financial Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Wim Fonteyne , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2007

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

This chapter 1 investigates bank business correlations within individual countries and across countries in Europe. In doing so, it seeks to disentangle the relative importance of...