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Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis1

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Source: Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2013/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tümer Kapan , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484315842

Keywords: bank lending channel, wholesale funding, net stable funding ratio, Basel III, bank capital, banking, return on assets, liquid asset, bank balance sheet, Government Policy and Regulation,

We examine the role of bank balance sheet strength in the transmission of financial sector shocks to the real economy. Using data from the syndicated loan market, we exploit variation in banks’ reliance on w...

Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia

Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia »

Source: Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia

Volume/Issue: 2012/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niamh Sheridan , and B. Jang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932527

Keywords: Canada, Basel II, Basel III, loss given default, probability of default, stress tests, mortgages, residential mortgages, banking, mortgage

The paper finds that, given Australia's conservative approach in implementing the Basel II framework, Australian banks' headline capital ratios underestimate their capital strengths. Given their high capital qualit...

Bank Funding Structures and Risk

Bank Funding Structures and Risk »

Source: Bank Funding Structures and Risk : Evidence From the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pablo Federico , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933142

Keywords: pre-crisis, bank failure, bank liquidity, global financial crisis, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Bank Liquidity Creation, Basel Iii, Macro-prudential Regulations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of bank funding structures in the run up to the global financial crisis and studies the implications for financial stability, exploiting a bank-level dataset that covers about 11,0...

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2019/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valentina Flamini , Pierluigi Bologna , Fabio Di Vittorio , and Rasool Zandvakil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397992

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Credit booms, Central banks, Credit pricing, Credit risk, Credit cycle;Financial crises;Countercyclical capital buffer;Basel III;CPI inflation;GFC;countercyclical;synchronicity

Credit is key to support healthy and sustainable economic growth but excess aggregate credit growth can signal the build-up of imbalances and lead to systemic financial crisis. Hence, monitoring the credit cycle is...

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America »

Source: Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2011/299

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mynor Meza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927851

Keywords: financial regulation, financial supervision, Basel III, Central America, foreign exchange, banking, consolidated supervision, banking supervision, foreign exchange positions

Improvements in financial regulation and supervision in the Central American region (CAPDR) have strengthened financial stability. Prudential instruments with potential macroeconomic effects have been introduced. N...

Estimating the Costs of Financial Regulation1

Estimating the Costs of Financial Regulation1 »

Source: Estimating the Costs of Financial Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/11

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Andre Santos , and Douglas Elliott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510089

Keywords: Capital markets, Banks, Bank supervision, Bank reforms, Financial institutions, Basel III, Systemically Important Institutions, Financial Regulation, Capital Requirements, Liquidity Requirements

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings

Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings »

Source: Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings : Correlation Bias and its Implications for Systemic Risk and Prudential Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2011/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226061

Keywords: Basel III, correlation bias, copula capital structure model, prudential regulation, systemic risk., correlation, subordinated debt, banking, probability, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation

The correlation bias refers to the fact that claim subordination in the capital structure of the firm influences claim holders' preferred degree of asset correlation in portfolios held by the firm. Using the copula...

A Framework for Macroprudential Bank Solvency Stress Testing

A Framework for Macroprudential Bank Solvency Stress Testing »

Source: A Framework for Macroprudential Bank Solvency Stress Testing : Application to S-25 and Other G-20 Country FSAPs

Volume/Issue: 2013/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas A. Jobst , Li Ong , and Christian Schmieder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2013

ISBN: 9781616355074

Keywords: Basel III, Financial Sector Assessment Plan (FSAP), G-20, macroprudential, S-25, satellite models, solvency, surveillance, banking, capital adequacy

The global financial crisis has placed the spotlight squarely on bank stress tests. Stress tests conducted in the lead-up to the crisis, including those by IMF staff, were not always able to identify the right risk...

How Risky Are Banks' Risk Weighted Assets? Evidence From the Financial Crisis

How Risky Are Banks' Risk Weighted Assets? Evidence From the Financial Crisis »

Source: How Risky Are Banks' Risk Weighted Assets? Evidence From the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933791

Keywords: crisis, regulation, risk weighted assets, Basel III, banking, return on assets, dummy variables, standard errors, independent variables, Financial Institutions and Services: General

We study how investors account for the riskiness of banks' risk-weighted assets (RWA) by examining the determinants of stock returns and market measures of risk. We find that banks with higher RWA had lower stock r...

Rules and Regulations for the Investment Account

Rules and Regulations for the Investment Account »

Volume/Issue: 2018/014

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307321.007

ISBN: 9781498307321

Keywords: Article XII, Section 6(f)(iii), Asset management, Executive Board decisions, Gold sales by Fund, Net income of Fund, Resource allocation, Rules/Regulations, SDR interest rates, Investment policy, Financial statements

The objective of the Investment Account (IA) is to provide a vehicle for the investment of a part of the Fund's assets so as to generate income that may be used to meet the expenses of conducting the business of th...