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Measuring Integrated Market and Credit Risks in Bank Portfolios: An Application to a Set of Hypothetical Banks Operating in South Africa

Measuring Integrated Market and Credit Risks in Bank Portfolios: An Application to a Set of Hypothetical Banks Operating in South Africa »

Source: Measuring Integrated Market and Credit Risks in Bank Portfolios : An Application to a Set of Hypothetical Banks Operation in South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2000/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Panagiotis Papapanagiotou , Theodore Barnhill , and Liliana Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451874884

Keywords: Economic models, Capital markets, Credit risk, Banking, South Africa, VaR, market risk, bank risk, credit ratings

The banking crises of the 1990s emphasize the need to model the connections between volatility and the potential losses faced by financial institutions due to correlated market and credit risks. We present a simula...

The Relative Merits and Implications of Inflation Targeting for South Africa

The Relative Merits and Implications of Inflation Targeting for South Africa »

Source: The Relative Merits and Implications of Inflation Targeting for South Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gunnar Jonsson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1999

ISBN: 9781451853919

Keywords: South Africa, Inflation Targeting, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting framework

This paper describes the main elements of inflation targeting, reviews its pros and cons, and examines the experiences thus far in countries using this framework. It discusses the implications and relative merits o...

South Africa's Exports Performance

South Africa's Exports Performance »

Source: South Africa’s Exports Performance

Volume/Issue: 2016/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Roberto Perrelli , and Boyang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475594003

Keywords: structural bottlenecks, exchange rate, depreciation, relative prices, currency, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, Export performance

Despite a substantial and prolonged exchange rate depreciation, South Africa’s export performance has disappointed since the global financial crisis. In this paper we focus on the role of structural factors in redu...

Establishing Conversion Values for New Currency Unions

Establishing Conversion Values for New Currency Unions »

Source: Establishing Conversion Values for New Currency Unions : Method and Application to the planned Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2009/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bassem Kamar , Jean-Etienne Carlotti , and Russell Krueger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873313

Keywords: Currency union, conversion rates, EAC, East African Community, ECOWAS, ECU, GCC, Gulf Cooperation Council, SADC, South African Development Community

A key issue in creating a new currency union is setting the rates to convert national currencies into the new union currency. Planned unions in the Gulf region and Africa are seeking methods to set the conversion r...

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania »

Source: Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2020/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthieu Bellon , Carlo Pizzinelli , and Roberto Perrelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513527017

Keywords: Economic conditions, National income, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, Poverty indicators, Poverty, Consumption Volatility, Tanzania, South Africa, WP

Economic volatility remains a fact of life in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Household-level shocks create large consumption fluctuations, raising the incidence of poverty. Drawing on micro-level data from South Africa...

South Africa: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

South Africa: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: South Africa : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484307557

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Labor market reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Africa's vulnerabilities have become more pronounced and are set to increase further unless economic growth revives. Following near-standstill in economic act...

South Africa: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

South Africa: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: South Africa : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484307557

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Labor market reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Africa's vulnerabilities have become more pronounced and are set to increase further unless economic growth revives. Following near-standstill in economic act...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with South Africa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with South Africa »

Source: South Africa : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484307557

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Labor market reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Africa's vulnerabilities have become more pronounced and are set to increase further unless economic growth revives. Following near-standstill in economic act...

Statement by Ms. Tshazibana, Alternate Executive Director for South Africa, and Mr. Sishi, Senior Advisor to the Exective Director June 26, 2017

Statement by Ms. Tshazibana, Alternate Executive Director for South Africa, and Mr. Sishi, Senior Advisor to the Exective Director June 26, 2017 »

Source: South Africa : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484307557

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Labor market reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Africa's vulnerabilities have become more pronounced and are set to increase further unless economic growth revives. Following near-standstill in economic act...

South Africa: Selected Issues

South Africa: Selected Issues »

Source: South Africa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475568615

Keywords: Economic growth, China, External shocks, Commodity prices, Exports, Capital flows, Capital outflows, Spillovers, Financial sector, Trade integration

This paper describes South Africa's economic development and challenges. South Africa has made considerable economic and social progress over the past two decades, but faces substantial challenges. Global transitio...