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Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Financial Sector Challenges

Sub-Saharan Africa : Financial Sector Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): Catherine Pattillo , Anne Gulde , Kevin Carey , Smita Wagh , and Jakob Christensen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065659.071

ISBN: 9781589065659

Keywords: banking, microfinance, financial services, banking sector

Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed. In fact, assets in most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an i...

Protecting Bank Deposits

Protecting Bank Deposits »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756428.051

ISBN: 9781557756428

Keywords: deposit insurance, banking, banking system, bank managers, insurance system

Banking crises have led many countries to consider deposit insuranceschemes to protect depositors and the banking system itself from the impact of bank failures. But should society be unconditionally responsible fo...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352493.086

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 percent in 2011, with growth set to increase slightly in 2012, helped by stil...

Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Briffaut , George Iden , Peter Hayward , Tonny Lybek , Hassanali Mehran , Piero Ugolini , and Stephen Swaray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757586.084

ISBN: 9781557757586

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, monetary policy, payments

This study takes stock of progress made so far in the financial sectors of sub-saharan African countries. It recommends further reforms and specific measures in the areas of supervision, development of monetary ope...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 12
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Entretenir la croissance dans un climat mondial d'incertitude

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 12 : Afrique subsaharienne: Entretenir la croissance dans un climat mondial d'incertitude »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353834.086

ISBN: 9781616353834

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation, oil exporters, exporting countries, oil-exporting countries, exchange rate developments, natural resources

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent economic...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2009 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2009 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2009

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068391.086

ISBN: 9781589068391

Keywords: financial systems, exchange rate regime, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries, banking, oil exporters, financial sector, commodity prices, financial institutions

Prepared by the IMF's African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes economic performance and short-term prospects of sub-Saharan Africa...

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065505.086

ISBN: 9781589065505

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, oil prices, banking

Prepared by the Policy Wing of the IMF African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes economic performance and short-term prospects of t...

South Africa

South Africa »

Source: South Africa : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2015/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2015

ISBN: 9781484309773

Keywords: banks, banking, bank, risk, banking supervision

This paper discusses key findings of the Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision in South Africa. The South African banking system is highly concentrated wit...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2003/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451833096

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, payment system, banking system, payment systems

This paper presents key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment for the Russian Federation. There are significant vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the financial sector, although given its small size,...

Mauritius

Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, and Anti-Money Laundering

Volume/Issue: 2003/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451827798

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, money laundering, bank of mauritius, banking system

The Financial System Stability Assessment of Mauritius assesses the standards and codes and the potential risks and vulnerabilities of the financial system. It summarizes the assessments of the standards and codes...