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Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Basel II Implementation Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2010/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455204328

Keywords: banking, banking system, capital adequacy, risk management

The key findings of Australia's BASEL II implementation assessment are presented. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) allocated sufficient resources, including highly skilled staff, prior to the B...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note: Stress Testing and Short-Term Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2008/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451802436

Keywords: banking, banking system, market risk, liquidity ratio

This technical note focuses on the Austrian banking system that exhibits considerable resilience against shocks determined by stress tests. The main sources of risk lie in the credit risk arising from exposures to...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2014/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484300404

Keywords: Barbados, banking, capital adequacy, credit union, sovereign risk, deposit insurance

This report evaluates the stability of the financial system in Barbados. The findings reveal that Barbados has a relatively well developed financial system, including a large offshore sector. The onshore system is...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2013/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484362877

Keywords: banking, banking sector, banking system, sovereign risk, banking supervision

This financial stability assessment provides an update on the significant regulatory and supervisory developments in the banking and insurance sectors of Belgium since 2006. The Belgian financial system is relative...

Canada

Canada »

Source: Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Stress Testing-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2014/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475523096

Keywords: banking, income statement, interest expense, dividend payout

This paper examines the stress testing module of the 2013 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) update for Canada. The IMF report highlights the three major segments of the domestic financial covered during th...

Connected to Whom? International Interbank Borrowing During the Global Crisis

Connected to Whom? International Interbank Borrowing During the Global Crisis »

Source: Connected to Whom? International Interbank Borrowing During the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2013/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kalin Tintchev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475542028

Keywords: counterparty risk, financial interconnectedness, banking, banking system, credit risk, General, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

The unprecedented collapse of international interbank borrowing was a prominent feature of the global financial crisis that started in August 2007. This paper focuses on the drivers of the retrenchment from 32 adva...

Cyclical Implications of Changing Bank Capital Requirements in a Macroeconomic Framework

Cyclical Implications of Changing Bank Capital Requirements in a Macroeconomic Framework »

Source: Cyclical Implications of Changing Bank Capital Requirements in a Macroeconomic Framework

Volume/Issue: 2005/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Ganapolsky , and Mario Catalan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861877

Keywords: regulation, capital requirement, banking, bank capital, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

There is a widespread view that bank capital requirements should be loosened during recessions and tightened during expansions to avoid excessive credit and output swings. This view is based on a partial analysis t...

Denmark

Denmark »

Source: Denmark : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)

Volume/Issue: 2014/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498376266

Keywords: banks, risk, banking, capital, bank

This paper discusses findings of the Report on Observance of Standards and codes for Denmark. Denmark has a high level of compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision. The Danish Fina...

Deposit Insurance

Deposit Insurance »

Source: Deposit Insurance : A Survey of Actual and Best Practices

Volume/Issue: 1999/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847499

Keywords: deposit insurance, banking, bankers, moral hazard, coinsurance

The paper surveys the characteristics of explicit systems of deposit insurance in 68 countries. It compares these actual practices with a set of best practices that has been adopted by IMF staff for their advice to...

The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065031.084

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

This paper describes recently established deposit insurance systems, identifying emerging trends. In line with previous IMF work on the subject, it argues against the development of "best practices" applicable to a...