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Basel Capital Requirements and Credit Crunch in the MENA Region

Basel Capital Requirements and Credit Crunch in the MENA Region »

Source: Basel Capital Requirements and Credit Crunch in the MENA Region

Volume/Issue: 2013/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sami Ben Naceur , and Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475586275

Keywords: Basel I Accord, capital requirement, lending behaviour, panel data models, banking, capital adequacy, banking system, capital adequacy ratio, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Economics of Regulation,

The 1988 Basel I Accord set the common requirements of bank capital to promote the soundness and stability of the international banking system. The agreement required banks to hold capital in proportion to their pe...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2012/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463939762

Keywords: current account, banking, external debt, currency debt, government debt

Lebanon is facing a difficult global, regional, and domestic environment simultaneously for the first time in more than a decade. Domestic policies should aim at instilling confidence and tackling key policy challe...

Lebanon
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Lebanon : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon »

Volume/Issue: 2012/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463939762.002

ISBN: 9781463939762

Keywords: current account, banking, external debt, currency debt, government debt

Lebanon is facing a difficult global, regional, and domestic environment simultaneously for the first time in more than a decade. Domestic policies should aim at instilling confidence and tackling key policy challe...

Lebanon
			: Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

Lebanon : Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance »

Volume/Issue: 2009/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822779.002

ISBN: 9781451822779

Keywords: banking, bank deposits, foreign exchange, banking system, excess liquidity

This report assesses performance of Lebanon Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance (EPCA). The performance has remained broadly favorable, though there has been limited progress on struct...

Basel Capital Requirements and Credit Crunch in the MENA Region

Basel Capital Requirements and Credit Crunch in the MENA Region »

Volume/Issue: 2013/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sami Ben Naceur , and Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586275.001

ISBN: 9781475586275

Keywords: Basel I Accord, capital requirement, lending behaviour, panel data models, banking, capital adequacy, banking system, capital adequacy ratio, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Economics of Regulation,

The 1988 Basel I Accord set the common requirements of bank capital to promote the soundness and stability of the international banking system. The agreement required banks to hold capital in proportion to their pe...

Lebanon-Determinants of Commercial Bank Deposits in a Regional Financial Center

Lebanon-Determinants of Commercial Bank Deposits in a Regional Financial Center »

Volume/Issue: 2009/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873429.001

ISBN: 9781451873429

Keywords: deposit demand, panel regressions, regional financial center, VECM, deposit growth, banking, bank deposit, banking system, bank deposit growth,

This paper empirically examines the demand for commercial bank deposits in Lebanon, a regional financial center. With Lebanon's high fiscal deficits financed largely by domestic commercial banks that rely on deposi...

What Drives the Performance of Selected MENA Banks? A Meta-Frontier Analysis

What Drives the Performance of Selected MENA Banks? A Meta-Frontier Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2011/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sami Ben Naceur , Barbara Casu , and Hichem Ben-Khedhiri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455217922.001

ISBN: 9781455217922

Keywords: DEA, meta-frontier, performance, MENA, banking, stock market, banking sector, financial sector, financial structure, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This study examines the effect of financial-sector reform on bank performance in selected Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) countries in the period 1994 -2008. We evaluate bank efficiency in Egypt, Jordan, Mo...

Toward An Effective Supervision of Partially Dollarized Banking Systems

Toward An Effective Supervision of Partially Dollarized Banking Systems »

Volume/Issue: 2006/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Garcia Pascual , Jorge Cayazzo , Socorro Heysen , and Eva Gutierrez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862928.001

ISBN: 9781451862928

Keywords: credit risk, banking, foreign exchange, credit risks

The paper presents a supervisory framework that addresses the vulnerabilities of partially dollarized banking systems. The tendency to underprice systemic liquidity risk and currency-induced credit risk creates vul...

Lebanon

Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

Volume/Issue: 2009/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451822779

Keywords: banking, bank deposits, foreign exchange, banking system, excess liquidity

This report assesses performance of Lebanon Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance (EPCA). The performance has remained broadly favorable, though there has been limited progress on struct...

Lebanon

Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2012/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463939762

Keywords: current account, banking, external debt, currency debt, government debt

Lebanon is facing a difficult global, regional, and domestic environment simultaneously for the first time in more than a decade. Domestic policies should aim at instilling confidence and tackling key policy challe...