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Appendix Summary of Central Bank Reforms

Appendix Summary of Central Bank Reforms »

Source: Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

The following tables provide a summary of the reforms in the key central banking areas for each of the 15 countries under review. The tables start with the implementation of monetary policy—specifically, the...

Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756985.084

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

Since 1991, the 15 countries under review - have to varying degrees, been pursuing reforms whose broad objectives have been to achieve market-based determination of interest rates and exchange rates, manage banking...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

Since 1991, the 15 countries under review - have to varying degrees, been pursuing reforms whose broad objectives have been to achieve market-based determination of interest rates and exchange rates, manage banking...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

Since 1991, the 15 countries under review - have to varying degrees, been pursuing reforms whose broad objectives have been to achieve market-based determination of interest rates and exchange rates, manage banking...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

Since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, there has been renewed public interest in informal funds transfer (IFT) systems. Press coverage, which often focused on the putative conn...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

Since 1991, the 15 countries under review—the Baltic countries, Russia, and the other countries of the Former Soviet Union—have, to varying degrees, been pursuing reforms whose broad objectives have been to...

II Introduction

II Introduction »

Source: Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

This study responds to the growing interest in the operational characteristics and economic and regulatory implications of IFT systems. It contributes to the limited analytical literature on financial remitt...

II Monetary Operations and Government Securities Markets

II Monetary Operations and Government Securities Markets »

Source: Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

Recent Developments Under the umbrella of central bank laws enacted since 1992, most central banks of the Baltic countries, Russia, and the other countries of the former Soviet Union...

III Features of the Informal Hawala System

III Features of the Informal Hawala System »

Source: Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

Different terms are used to describe informal funds transfer systems, including “alternative remittance systems,” “underground banking,” “ethnic banking,” and “informal value transfer system.” This study use...

III Foreign Exchange Markets and Official International Reserve Management

III Foreign Exchange Markets and Official International Reserve Management »

Source: Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

Recent Developments As a group, the Baltics, Russia, and the other countries of the former Soviet Union have made significant progress in convertibility, foreign exchange market deve...