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Analysis of the Efficiency and Profitability of the Japanese Banking System1

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Source: Analysis of the Efficiency and Profitability of the Japanese Banking System

Volume/Issue: 2008/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869255

Keywords: Profitability, commercial banks, savings banks, banking system, bankers association,

The paper analyzes the efficiency and profitability of Japanese banks from 2000-06. It uses a non-parametric approach, the data envelopment analysis (DEA) to analyze banks' cost and revenue efficiency. The results...

Cooperative Banks in Europe-Policy Issues

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Source: Cooperative Banks in Europe-Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wim Fonteyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867237

Keywords: bank efficiency, bank profitability, EU, financial system, banking, banking system, cooperative banking, banking sector,

This paper explains the continuing success of European cooperative banks through evolving comparative advantages. It points out that a cooperative is built around an intergenerational endowment without final owners...

Oil Prices and Bank Profitability

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Source: Oil Prices and Bank Profitability : Evidence From Major Oil-Exporting Countries in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heiko Hesse , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873672

Keywords: bank profitability, oil price shocks, system GMM, banking, exporting countries, bank performance,

This paper analyzes the relationship between oil price shocks and bank profitability. Using data on 145 banks in 11 oil-exporting MENA countries for 1994-2008, we test hypotheses of direct and indirect effects of o...

The Determinants of Commercial Bank Profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Source: The Determinants of Commercial Bank Profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valentina Flamini , Liliana Schumacher , and Calvin McDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871623

Keywords: market structure, bank profitability, banking, return on assets, bank profits, causation,

Bank profits are high in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) compared to other regions. This paper uses a sample of 389 banks in 41 SSA countries to study the determinants of bank profitability. We find that apart from credit...

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1999/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451819458

Keywords: banking, mutual funds, bank profitability, investors, private placement, Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix,

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix reviews developments in the structure of the Israeli banking sector, as well as in the key indicators of soundness and profitability in recent years. The paper hi...

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1999/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451819458

Keywords: banking, mutual funds, bank profitability, investors, private placement, Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix,

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix reviews developments in the structure of the Israeli banking sector, as well as in the key indicators of soundness and profitability in recent years. The paper hi...

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1999/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451819458

Keywords: banking, mutual funds, bank profitability, investors, private placement, Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix,

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix reviews developments in the structure of the Israeli banking sector, as well as in the key indicators of soundness and profitability in recent years. The paper hi...

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1999/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451819458

Keywords: banking, mutual funds, bank profitability, investors, private placement, Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix,

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix reviews developments in the structure of the Israeli banking sector, as well as in the key indicators of soundness and profitability in recent years. The paper hi...

Fiscal Policy and Financial Development

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Source: Fiscal Policy and Financial Development

Volume/Issue: 2006/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862867

Keywords: Bank efficiency, bank profitability, financial development, public sector, banking, banking sector, bank credit, bank borrowing, National Budget, Deficit

We examine the effects of public sector borrowing from the domestic banking system on financial development in middle-income countries. While these countries' external debt has been falling, the share of bank credi...

Banking and Trading

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Source: Banking and Trading

Volume/Issue: 2012/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arnoud Boot , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475511215

Keywords: Bank regulation, proprietary trading, relationship banking, Volcker rule, moral hazard, financial markets, bank profits, bank profitability, Government Policy and Regulation,

We study the effects of a bank's engagement in trading. Traditional banking is relationship-based: not scalable, long-term oriented, with high implicit capital, and low risk (thanks to the law of large numbers). Tr...