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Sierra Leone - Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Program (November 2001 to November 2004) for the Bank of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone - Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Program (November 2001 to November 2004) for the Bank of Sierra Leone »

Source: Sierra Leone - Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Program (November 2001 to November 2004) for the Bank of Sierra Leone

Volume/Issue: 2006/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2006

ISBN: 9781498332446

Keywords: Central banks, Technical Assistance, Technical assistance programs, Central bank organization, Nonbank financial institution supervision, Financial markets, Financial management, BSL, MFD, action plan

Over the period 2001-2004, Sierra Leone was a major recipient of MFD Technical Assistance, generally among the 10 countries in the world receiving the most assistance. This involvement represented a substantial con...

Macroprudential Policy - An Organizing Framework1

Macroprudential Policy - An Organizing Framework1 »

Source: Macroprudential Policy - An Organizing Framework

Volume/Issue: 2011/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2011

ISBN: 9781498339162

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Exchange rate policy, Exchange rate regimes, Financial risk, Financial stability, Fiscal policy, Fund role, International financial system, Monetary policy, Multilateral surveillance

Macroprudential policy is a complement to microprudential policy and it interacts with other types of public policy that have an impact on systemic financial stability. Indeed, prudential regulation, as carried out...

Provisional Agenda for the Twenty-First Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Provisional Agenda for the Twenty-First Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee »

Source: Provisional Agenda for the Twenty-First Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Volume/Issue: 2010/043

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781498337489

Keywords: Fund role, Governance, International capital markets, International financial system, International Monetary and Financial Committee, International Monetary and Financial Committee agendas, International financial markets, Monetary unions, IMFC, financial committee

The crisis brought the financial system to the verge of systemic collapse and raised the prospect of depression and deflation. Central banks helped defuse these threats, including through exceptional measures. Cons...

Financial Surveillance Strategy - Progress Report

Financial Surveillance Strategy - Progress Report »

Source: Financial Surveillance Strategy - Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2013/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2013

ISBN: 9781498341370

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Background papers, Financial risk, Financial systems, Surveillance, Central banking and monetary issues, Systemically important financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, article IV consultation

This note provides background to the informal Board briefing on the one-year progress in implementation of the FSS. The Board will have the opportunity to review progress in implementing the FSS in the context of t...

Key Aspects of Macroprudential Policy

Key Aspects of Macroprudential Policy »

Source: Key Aspects of Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2013/082

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2013

ISBN: 9781498341707

Keywords: Banking sector, Central bank role, Fiscal policy, International financial system, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Shadow economy, Real sector, Fiscal sector, Financial crises

The crisis has underscored the costs of systemic instability at both the national and the global levels and highlighted the need for dedicated macroprudential policies to achieve financial stability. Building on re...

Integrating Stability Assessments Under the Financial Sector Assessment Program into Article IV Surveillance

Integrating Stability Assessments Under the Financial Sector Assessment Program into Article IV Surveillance »

Source: Integrating Stability Assessments Under the Financial Sector Assessment Program into Article IV Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2010/079

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2010

ISBN: 9781498336932

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Bilateral surveillance, Executive Board decisions, Financial sector, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Financial stability, Financial sector development, Financial sector surveillance, Financial soundness indicators, Financial systems

Integration of financial sector issues into bilateral surveillance has been a long-standing challenge. Financial stability is a key component of the domestic and external stability of members and is important for t...

The Fund's Response to the 2007-08 Financial Crisis - Stocktaking and Collaboration with the Financial Stability Forum

The Fund's Response to the 2007-08 Financial Crisis - Stocktaking and Collaboration with the Financial Stability Forum »

Source: The Fund's Response to the 2007-08 Financial Crisis - Stocktaking and Collaboration with the Financial Stability Forum

Volume/Issue: 2008/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2008

ISBN: 9781498334167

Keywords: Crisis prevention, Financial crisis, Financial stability, Financial Stability Forum, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, Central banking and monetary issues, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems

The present financial crisis is testing the resilience of the global financial system as well as the robustness of national and multilateral policy frameworks. As requested by Executive Directors, this paper review...

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper »

Source: Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498340663

Keywords: Background papers, Banks, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Low-income developing countries, Surveillance, Real sector, Financial crises

This note provides an overview of the literature on the challenges posed by shallow financial systems for macroeconomic policy implementation. Countries with shallow markets are more likely to choose fixed exchange...

Cross-Cutting Themes in Economies with Large Banking Systems

Cross-Cutting Themes in Economies with Large Banking Systems »

Source: Cross-Cutting Themes in Economies with Large Banking Systems

Volume/Issue: 2010/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2010

ISBN: 9781498337496

Keywords: Executive Board work program, Fourteenth General Review of Quotas, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, International financial system, Low-income developing countries, Managing Director reports, Multilateral surveillance, Quotas

Recent events make clear that the global economy remains vulnerable, and that important work remains to be done to secure the recovery and prevent future crises. We must adapt to new challenges and ensure that the...

Statement by the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the IMF's Post-Crisis Role

Statement by the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the IMF's Post-Crisis Role »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the IMF's Post-Crisis Role

Volume/Issue: 2009/074

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335362

Keywords: Crisis prevention, Enhanced surveillance, Financial crisis, Financial systems, Fund arrangements, Fund liquidity, Fund policies, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, International Monetary and Financial Committee

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