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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility »

Source: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility : Macroprudential Tools at Work in Canada

Volume/Issue: 2014/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivo Krznar , and James Morsink

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484383445

Keywords: housing market, mortgage insurance, macroprudential regulation, mortgage, mortgages, mortgage credit, mortgage loans, Government Policy and Regulation, General,

The goal of this paper is to assess the effectiveness of the policy measures taken by Canadian authorities to address the housing boom. We find that the the last three rounds of macroprudential policies implemented...

Canada

Canada »

Source: Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Impact on the Insurance Sector of a Low Interest Rate Environment-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2014/68

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: 9781484330272

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, policyholders, insurance products, accounting standards

This paper discusses Canada's Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) impact on the insurance sector of a low interest rate environment. It highlights that actuarial standards on valuation of liabilities require...

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...

Canada

Canada »

Source: Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance

Volume/Issue: 2014/72

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: 9781475523652

Keywords: policyholders, reinsurance, risk management, supervisory framework

This Detailed Assessment report, a part of the 2013 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) of Canada, assesses Canada's regulatory regime and supervisory practices against the international standards. The IMF r...

Canada
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Impact on the Insurance Sector of a Low Interest Rate Environment-Technical Note

Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Impact on the Insurance Sector of a Low Interest Rate Environment-Technical Note »

Volume/Issue: 2014/68

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330272.002

ISBN: 9781484330272

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, policyholders, insurance products, accounting standards

This paper discusses Canada's Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) impact on the insurance sector of a low interest rate environment. It highlights that actuarial standards on valuation of liabilities require...

Canada
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance

Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance »

Volume/Issue: 2014/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523652.002

ISBN: 9781475523652

Keywords: policyholders, reinsurance, risk management, supervisory framework

This Detailed Assessment report, a part of the 2013 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) of Canada, assesses Canada's regulatory regime and supervisory practices against the international standards. The IMF r...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523096.002

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...

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...

Barbados
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484300404.002

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...

Canada

Canada »

Source: Canada : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2014/30

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2014

ISBN: 9781616359492

Keywords: risk management, banking supervision, supervisory approach, supervisory framework, legal entity

This paper discusses key findings of the Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes for Canada. Canada has a very high level of compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision. In r...