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Iceland

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Source: Iceland : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2008 Stand-by Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2012/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503135

Keywords: banking, banking system, central bank, external debt

The ex-post evaluation of Iceland's Exceptional Access under the 2008 Stand-By Arrangement is presented. In the wake of the global financial crisis in late 2008, Iceland has experienced a deep financial and economi...

Iceland

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Source: Iceland : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)

Volume/Issue: 2014/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498380560

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, capital adequacy, banking sector, internal control

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From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs »

Source: From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs : Risk Factors

Volume/Issue: 2015/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Amaglobeli , Nicolas End , Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Geremia Palomba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513529356

Keywords: fiscal costs, banking, banking crises, debt, public debt, bank, General,

This paper examines the risk factors associated with fiscal costs of systemic banking crises using cross-country data. We differentiate between immediate direct fiscal costs of government intervention (e.g., recapi...

Financial Stability Reports:What Are they Good for?

Financial Stability Reports:What Are they Good for? »

Source: Financial Stability Reports : What Are they Good for?

Volume/Issue: 2012/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz , Samir Jahjah , Martin Cihak , Sharika Sharifuddin , and Kalin Tintchev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463929923

Keywords: Central Banking, Macro-Prudential Tools, Systemic Risk, banking, financial system, banking system, stock market

The global financial crisis has renewed policymakers' interest in improving the policy framework for financial stability, and an open question is to what extent and in what form should financial stability reports b...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update

Volume/Issue: 2008/368

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451819397

Keywords: credit, banking, foreign exchange, collateral, pension funds

This paper presents an update on Iceland's Financial System Stability Assessment. Liquidity ratios, while high, now depend more than before on access to central banks' liquidity facilities because of the turmoil in...

Into the Great Unknown

Into the Great Unknown »

Source: Into the Great Unknown : Stress Testing with Weak Data

Volume/Issue: 2010/282

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , Rodolfo Maino , and Nombulelo Duma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210893

Keywords: Ad hoc shock, breaking point, data quality, provision, banking, banking system, financial systems, risk management, banking supervision,

Stress testing has become the risk management tool du jour in the wake of the global financial crisis. In countries where the information reported by financial institutions is considered to be of sufficiently good...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Stand-By Arrangement: Interim Review Under the Emergency Financing Mechanism

Volume/Issue: 2009/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451819403

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, external debt, recapitalization

This paper describes the Stand-By Arrangement for Iceland under the Emergency Financing Mechanism. The crisis is producing a sharp contraction of economic activity. Indicators of consumption are plummeting, and the...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Financial System Stability Assessment Update, including Report on the Observance and Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Insurance Regulation, Securities Regulation, Payment Systems, and Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2003/271

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451819274

Keywords: savings banks, commercial banks, banking, savings bank, pension funds

The 2001 financial system stability assessment identified risks of financial sector instability, as rapid increases in foreign and domestic currency indebtedness, accumulating external imbalances, and inflation acc...

A New Heuristic Measure of Fragility and Tail Risks

A New Heuristic Measure of Fragility and Tail Risks »

Source: A New Heuristic Measure of Fragility and Tail Risks : Application to Stress Testing

Volume/Issue: 2012/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Schmieder , Tidiane Kinda , Nassim Taleb , Elena Loukoianova , and Elie Canetti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505665

Keywords: Stability, debt dynamics, sovereign debt, net debt, banking,

This paper presents a simple heuristic measure of tail risk, which is applied to individual bank stress tests and to public debt. Stress testing can be seen as a first order test of the level of potential negative...

Of Runes and Sagas

Of Runes and Sagas »

Source: Of Runes and Sagas : Perspectives on Liquidity Stress Testing Using an Iceland Example

Volume/Issue: 2010/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201396

Keywords: Funding gap, liquidity risk, liquidity shocks, solvency risk, stress tests, banking, financial institutions, bonds, hedging, banking sector

The global financial crisis revealed weaknesses in the stress testing exercises performed on financial institutions and systems around the world. These failures were most evident in the area of liquidity risk, wher...