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ANNEX SUMMING UP BY THE ACTING CHAIR

ANNEX SUMMING UP BY THE ACTING CHAIR »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2008 : Containing Systemic Risks and Restoring Financial Soundness

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067202

Keywords: credit, financial institutions, financial stability, prices, collateral

The following remarks by the Acting Chair were made at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the Global Financial Stability Report on March 26, 2008....

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...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance

Volume/Issue: 2012/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2012

ISBN: 9781589069794

Keywords: life insurers, life insurance, reinsurance, general insurance, insurance industry

The insurance industry in Australia has weathered the global financial crisis well and was resilient to the catastrophic events in 2010/11. The insurance industry is mature but relatively small compared to the bank...

Barriers to Household Risk Management

Barriers to Household Risk Management »

Source: Barriers to Household Risk Management : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2012/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Townsend , Shawn Cole , Jeremy Tobacman , Xavier Gine , James Vickery , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505443

Keywords: Household Finance, Trust, Liquidity Constraints, insurance contracts, insurance policies, risk aversion, basis risk, Field Experiments, Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and non-price factors i...

CHAPTER 1. ASSESSING RISKS TO GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY

CHAPTER 1. ASSESSING RISKS TO GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2008 : Containing Systemic Risks and Restoring Financial Soundness

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067202

Keywords: credit, financial institutions, financial stability, prices, collateral

Overall risks to financial stability have increased sharply since the October 2007 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR). The crisis that originated in a small segment of the U.S. mortgage market has spre...

CHAPTER III: RISK TRANSFER AND THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

CHAPTER III: RISK TRANSFER AND THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY »

Source: Risk Transfer and the insurance industry

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451939323

Keywords: bonds, insurance companies, risk management, bond, credit risk

The transfer of risk from banks to non-bank institutions, such as mutual funds, pension funds, insurers, and hedge funds, has been taking place for many years. Banks have generally tried to distribute the ri...

CHAPTER 3. MARKET AND FUNDING ILLIQUIDITY: WHEN PRIVATE RISK BECOMES PUBLIC

CHAPTER 3. MARKET AND FUNDING ILLIQUIDITY: WHEN PRIVATE RISK BECOMES PUBLIC »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2008 : Containing Systemic Risks and Restoring Financial Soundness

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067202

Keywords: credit, financial institutions, financial stability, prices, collateral

The market turbulence that began in July 2007 stemmed initially from credit prospects deteriorating in U.S. sub-prime mortgages, but quickly spread to other markets. Growing uncertainty surrounding the valua...

CHAPTER 2. STRUCTURED FINANCE: ISSUES OF VALUATION AND DISCLOSURE

CHAPTER 2. STRUCTURED FINANCE: ISSUES OF VALUATION AND DISCLOSURE »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2008 : Containing Systemic Risks and Restoring Financial Soundness

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067202

Keywords: credit, financial institutions, financial stability, prices, collateral

The financial crisis that began in late July 2007 represented the first test of the new complex structured finance products, markets, and business models that have developed over the past decade....

Contingent Liabilities

Contingent Liabilities »

Source: Contingent Liabilities : Issues and Practice

Volume/Issue: 2008/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aliona Cebotari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451871036

Keywords: government guarantees, fiscal risks, disclosure, contingent liability, accounting standards, moral hazard, beneficiaries,

Contingent liabilities have gained prominence in the analysis of public finance. Indeed, history is full of episodes in which the financial position of the public sector is substantially altered-or its true nature...

2. Coverage of the GFS System

2. Coverage of the GFS System »

Source: Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2001

ISBN: 9781589060616

Keywords: taxes, liabilities, interest, payments, loans

This chapter defines the concepts of sectors and institutional units and then uses those concepts to define the general government sector and the public sector. A. Introduc...