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Are Islamic Banks More Resilient during Financial Panics?*

Are Islamic Banks More Resilient during Financial Panics?* »

Source: Are Islamic Banks More Resilient during Financial Panics?

Volume/Issue: 2015/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Moazzam Farooq , and Sajjad Zaheer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484380628

Keywords: Financial panic, Liquidity crisis, Bank Run, banks, bank, banking, deposits, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis,

Rapid growth of Islamic banking in developing countries is accompanied with claims about its relative resilience to financial crises as compared to conventional banking. However, little empirical evidence is availa...

Bank Reform and Bank Efficiency in Pakistan

Bank Reform and Bank Efficiency in Pakistan »

Source: Bank Reform and Bank Efficiency in Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2001/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855982

Keywords: efficiency, deregulation, equation, banking system, statistics, standard errors, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East, Efficiency Deregulation,

Pakistan undertook major financial sector reforms starting in the late 1980s. The effects of these reforms on the profitability and cost and revenue efficiency of the banking sector are evaluated. The revenue perfo...

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...

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...

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...

IMF Executive Board Completes Eighth Review under the EFF for Pakistan

IMF Executive Board Completes Eighth Review under the EFF for Pakistan »

Source: Pakistan : Eighth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2015/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513548968

Keywords: monetary fund, banking system, central bank, government budget, commodity prices

This paper discusses Pakistan's Eighth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria (PC). Two end-June 2015 quantitative PCs and three indicative targets we...

IMF Executive Board Completes Eleventh Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Pakistan

IMF Executive Board Completes Eleventh Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Pakistan »

Source: Pakistan : Eleventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498340953

Keywords: Extended arrangement reviews, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Tax administration, Fiscal reforms, Tax reforms, Monetary policy, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This paper assesses El Salvador's capacity and options for upgrading its fiscal framework and attempts to take a fresh look at the 'growth puzzle' from a comparative perspective. The Hausmann's growth diagnostics a...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan and Approves US$553.3 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan and Approves US$553.3 Million Disbursement »

Source: Pakistan : Staff Report for the First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484339244

Keywords: Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Economic indicators, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Foreign exchange reserves

This paper provides an update on economic and policy developments in Pakistan since the issuance of the IMF staff report on December 11, 2013. Gross official reserves were US$3.4 billion as of December 16, 2013, in...

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh Review under the EFF for Pakistan

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh Review under the EFF for Pakistan »

Source: Pakistan : Seventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2015/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513590073

Keywords: tax, budget, banking system, monetary fund, debt

This paper discusses Pakistan's Seventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). All end-March 2015 quantitative PCs were achieved, as well as the indicative target (IT)...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Twelfth and Final Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Pakistan

IMF Executive Board Completes the Twelfth and Final Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Pakistan »

Source: Pakistan : Twelfth and Final Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475544183

Keywords: Extended arrangement reviews, Fiscal policy, Economic conditions, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This paper discusses Pakistan's Twelfth and Final Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria (PCs), and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring. The authorities...