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The Anatomy of Banking Crises

The Anatomy of Banking Crises »

Source: The Anatomy of Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 2008/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869545

Keywords: binary classification tree, exchange rate, banking, banking system, deposit insurance,

This paper uses a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) model to analyze banking crises in 50 emerging market and developing countries during 1990-2005. The BCT identifies key indicators and their threshold values at wh...

Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Inclusion in Surveillance and Financial Stability Assessments - Guidance Note

Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Inclusion in Surveillance and Financial Stability Assessments - Guidance Note »

Source: Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Inclusion in Surveillance and Financial Stability Assessments - Guidance Note

Volume/Issue: 2012/104

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2012

ISBN: 9781498339544

Keywords: Anti-money laundering, Article IV consultations, Balance of payments, Combating the financing of terrorism, Financial system stability assessment, International monetary system, Money laundering, Surveillance, Real sector, Financial crises

This note provides guidance on the inclusion of AML/CFT issues in surveillance and financial stability assessments (FSAs). Specifically, it provides a framework for the treatment of cases where money laundering or...

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda »

Source: Antigua and Barbuda : Detailed Assessment of Compliance with Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision-Offshore Banking

Volume/Issue: 2004/388

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451981759

Keywords: banking, banking supervisors, banking supervision, offshore banks, money laundering

The Detailed Assessment of Antigua and Barbuda's compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision is presented. The largest bank represents 61 percent of the sector's aggregated assets, h...

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda »

Source: Antigua and Barbuda : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision--Offshore Banking

Volume/Issue: 2004/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451801835

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, offshore banking, connected lending, offshore banks

The report on the Antigua and Barbuda's Observance of Standards and Codes on Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision is examined. Aggregated assets reported by the offshore banking sector totaled ab...

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda »

Source: Antigua and Barbuda : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2004/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451801859

Keywords: eastern caribbean central bank, central bank, current account, capital expenditure, external borrowing

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Benchmarking Banking Sector Efficiency Across Regional Blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa

Benchmarking Banking Sector Efficiency Across Regional Blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Benchmarking Banking Sector Efficiency Across Regional Blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa : What Room for Policy?

Volume/Issue: 2013/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francois Boutin-Dufresne , Santiago Peña , Oral Williams , and Tomasz A. Zawisza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2013

ISBN: 9781557753304

Keywords: Financial intermediation efficiency, net interest margins, economies of scale, institutions., banking, net interest margin, financial intermediation, financial system, Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper examines the determinants of net interest margins in four regional blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa and one comparator block in the Eastern Caribbean. Using bank-level data, we find that countries with a hig...

The Caribbean
			: From Vulnerability to Sustained Growth

The Caribbean : From Vulnerability to Sustained Growth »

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , Paul Cashin , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065147.071

ISBN: 9781589065147

Keywords: disasters, debt, disaster, public debt, tourism

This book sets out the economic challenges facing the island nations of the Caribbean and presents policy options to ameliorate external shocks and embark firmly on a sustained growth path. While the countries of t...

Chapter 13: Capital Markets: An Example of a Regional Market

Chapter 13: Capital Markets: An Example of a Regional Market »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

In October 2001, the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Monetary Union (OECS/ECCU) took a noteworthy step toward the development of its capital markets with the launch of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchang...

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The Caribbean region is highly dependent on tourism. The role of tourism in economic activity in the region increased steadily following the dismantling of the system of...

Chapter 11: Credit Unions: Prospects and Challenges

Chapter 11: Credit Unions: Prospects and Challenges »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

Credit unions in the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Monetary Union (OECS/ECCU) have established an impressive growth record and increase in importance. Some 57 active credit unions in the union manage total...