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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....

Are Rating Agencies Powerful? An Investigation Into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings

Are Rating Agencies Powerful? An Investigation Into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings »

Source: Are Rating Agencies Powerful? An Investigation Into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings

Volume/Issue: 2012/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Kiff , Sylwia Nowak , and Liliana Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931858

Keywords: Sovereign ratings, rating agencies, credit ratings, asian crisis, emerging markets, An Investigation into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation,

We find that Credit Rating Agencies (CRA)'s opinions have an impact in the cost of funding of sovereign issuers and consequently ratings are a concern for financial stability. While ratings produced by the major CR...

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 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....

Compliance with IMF Program Indicators and Growth in Transition Economies

Compliance with IMF Program Indicators and Growth in Transition Economies »

Source: Compliance with IMF Program Indicators and Growth in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Unigovskaya , and Valerie Mercer-Blackman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846638

Keywords: structural benchmark, transition and growth, initial conditions, transition countries, price liberalization, external shocks

This paper makes use of the IMF’s Database for Monitoring Fund Arrangements (MONA) to investigate whether transition countries that more successfully implement the conditionality of IMF programs tend to show...

Deposit Insurance

Deposit Insurance »

Source: Deposit Insurance : A Survey of Actual and Best Practices

Volume/Issue: 1999/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847499

Keywords: deposit insurance, banking, bankers, moral hazard, coinsurance

The paper surveys the characteristics of explicit systems of deposit insurance in 68 countries. It compares these actual practices with a set of best practices that has been adopted by IMF staff for their advice to...

The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065031.084

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

This paper describes recently established deposit insurance systems, identifying emerging trends. In line with previous IMF work on the subject, it argues against the development of "best practices" applicable to a...

European Union

European Union »

Source: European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation --Technical Note on European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2013/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475574852

Keywords: supervisory authorities, pension, pension funds, pensions, occupational pension

Slow economic growth and continuing low interest rate environment is putting pressure on the insurance sector. Delays in the implementation of Solvency II could create vulnerabilities in the insurance sector. The a...

Financial Development in the CIS-7 Countries

Financial Development in the CIS-7 Countries »

Source: Financial Development in the CIS-7 Countries : Bridging the Great Divide

Volume/Issue: 2003/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Sami Geadah , and Dmitriy Rozhkov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451874570

Keywords: Financial development, banking, credit risk, banking system, banking sector, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Republic of,

This paper documents the great divide in the level of financial development between the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 7 countries and the more advanced economies in transition, in particular those of Cen...