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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....

Approaches to Debt Reduction

Approaches to Debt Reduction »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952032

Keywords: financial systems, financial institutions, financial liberalization, financial markets, domestic financial systems

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

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...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Principles for Insurance Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2012/270

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510584

Keywords: insurance companies, risk management, reinsurance, internal controls

Argentina's insurance market is fragmented, and competition has increased in recent years. Currently, excessive premium discounting by insurance companies is creating risks that insurance companies may be under-res...

The Bank and the Environment: Questions & Answers

The Bank and the Environment: Questions & Answers »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952032

Keywords: financial systems, financial institutions, financial liberalization, financial markets, domestic financial systems

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

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...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1968

Volume/Issue: 5/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1968

ISBN: 9781616352905

Keywords: capital inflows, capital outflow, foreign capital inflow, accounting framework

This paper discusses origins of recent estimates of capital requirements for development and highlights some of the issues involved. The paper highlights that there are two possible approaches to making estimates o...

Books

Books »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952032

Keywords: financial systems, financial institutions, financial liberalization, financial markets, domestic financial systems

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Books in brief

Books in brief »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952032

Keywords: financial systems, financial institutions, financial liberalization, financial markets, domestic financial systems

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Brazil

Brazil »

Source: Brazil : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Insurance Core Principles of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors

Volume/Issue: 2012/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475591354

Keywords: reinsurance, risk management, internal controls, capital requirements, life insurance

This report is a full assessment of Brazil's compliance with the Insurance Core Principles (ICPs) of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) as adopted in October 2011. In the last few years,...