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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....

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....

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067202.082

ISBN: 9781589067202

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

The events of the past six months have demonstrated the fragility of the global financial system and raised fundamental questions about the effectiveness of the response by private and public sector institutions. T...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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 events of the past six months have demonstrated the fragility of the global financial system and raised fundamental questions about the effectiveness of the response by private and public sector institutions. T...

GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY »

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

Asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP) Commercial paper collateralized by a pool of loans, leases, receivabl...

Risk Transfer and the insurance industry

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451939323.082

ISBN: 9781451939323

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

This paper focuses on risk transfer and discusses the insurance sector, particularly life insurers. It expands on issues raised in previous Global Financial Stability Reports by asking whether financial stability h...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

This paper focuses on risk transfer and discusses the insurance sector, particularly life insurers. It expands on issues raised in previous Global Financial Stability Reports by asking whether financial stability h...