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Bank Soundness and Macroeconomic Policy

Bank Soundness and Macroeconomic Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Matthew Saal , Carl-Johan Lindgren , and G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755995.071

ISBN: 9781557755995

Keywords: banking, loans, banking system, interest, banking sector

Banking sector problems have plagued over 130 of the IMF's member countries since 1980. Developing and industrial market economies alike have been affected, as have all the economies in transition. This volume, by...

Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756459.071

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Banking sector problems have affected many IMF member countries, and measures to remedy these problems as well as to prevent their recurrence deeply concern central bankers and policymakers. the papers and comments...

The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises
			: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061880.017

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

This report evaluates the role of the IMF in three capital account crises, in Indonesia (1997-98), Korea (1997-98), and Brazil (1998-99), and the lessons to be drawn from the experience. It also recommends steps ai...

A Guide to IMF Stress Testing
			: Methods and Models

A Guide to IMF Stress Testing : Methods and Models »

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368589.071

ISBN: 9781484368589

Keywords: banking, banking system, financial institutions, financial stability, financial sector

The IMF has had extensive involvement in the stress testing of financial systems in its member countries. This book presents the methods and models that have been developed by IMF staff over the years and that can...

Building on Progress
			: Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Building on Progress : Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756251.071

ISBN: 9781557756251

Keywords: trade liberalization, financial sector, uruguay round, banking, oil countries

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa region have unprecedented opportunities for transforming their economies through accelerated economic growth, but the countries themselves must ensure the necessary con...

Malaysia
			: From Crisis to Recovery

Malaysia : From Crisis to Recovery »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Yougesh Khatri , Il Lee , O. Liu , Kanitta Meesook , and Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060470.084

ISBN: 9781589060470

Keywords: banking, fiscal policy, bank negara malaysia, capital controls, financial sector

This paper discusses how Malaysia can better protect itself from future shocks and avoid another crisis while it seeks to regain its position as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. To these ends, its...

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757791.071

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Financial sector liberalization can spur economic growth and development, but reforms to liberalize the financial sector can also entail risks if they are not properly designed and implemented. One of the central q...

Mauritius
			: Challenges of Sustained Growth

Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064164.058

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

Mauritius has achieved remarkable success since its independence in 1968. It has one of the highest per capita GDPs in Africa, the economy has diversified from complete dependence on the sugar crop, into textiles,...

Excerpt: Frontier and Developing Asia
			: The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Excerpt: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305379.073

ISBN: 9781484305379

Keywords: Emerging financial markets, Asia, frontier markets, next generation markets, low income countries, macroeconomics, international finance, financial markets, financial sector, economic development

This is an excerpt from Frontier and Developing Asia: the Next Generation of Emerging Markets. Frontier and developing Asia, which includes countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Bangladesh, is located in the wor...

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2017
			: Getting the Policy Mix Right

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2017 : Getting the Policy Mix Right »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475564563.082

ISBN: 9781475564563

Keywords: Emerging markets, Financial intermediation, Financial stability, Financial soundness indicators, Interest rates. Economic models, Economic integration, Market economies, Interest rates, Credit, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

Financial stability has continued to improve since the October 2016 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR). Economic activity has gained momentum, as outlined in the April 2017 World Economic Outlook (WEO), amid...