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How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability?

How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability? »

Source: How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability?

Volume/Issue: 2006/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864236

Keywords: financial system, financial institutions, financial systems, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General,

To showcase their increasing focus on financial stability, many central banks and other institutions have started publishing regular reports on financial stability. The paper presents a survey of the available fina...

Banking on the Principles

Banking on the Principles »

Source: Banking on the Principles : Compliance with Basel Core Principles and Bank Soundness

Volume/Issue: 2006/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Thierry Tressel , and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451865028

Keywords: regulation and supervision, banking, bank ratings, statistics, correlations, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper studies whether compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCPs) improves bank soundness. The authors find a significant and positive relationship between bank soundness...

Quantitative Assessment of the Financial Sector

Quantitative Assessment of the Financial Sector »

Source: Quantitative Assessment of the Financial Sector : An Integrated Approach

Volume/Issue: 2004/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupert Worrell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857184

Keywords: Financial assessment, financial stability, financial sector, financial system, financial institutions, bank of england, Financial Institutions and Services: General, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data),

This paper suggests a strategy designed to make best use of the available quantitative techniques of financial sector assessment. It incorporates early warning systems, financial sector forecasts, stress tests for...

Towards Effective Macroprudential Policy Frameworks

Towards Effective Macroprudential Policy Frameworks »

Source: Towards Effective Macroprudential Policy Frameworks : An Assessment of Stylized Institutional Models

Volume/Issue: 2011/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erlend Nier , Luis Jácome , Jacek Osinski , and Pamela Madrid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923327

Keywords: institutions, central bank, monetary policy, central banks, monetary fund, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

A number of countries are reviewing their institutional arrangements for financial stability to support the development of a macroprudential policy function. In some cases, this involves a rethink of the appropriat...

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union »

Source: The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

Volume/Issue: 2009/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Erlend Nier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873474

Keywords: Resolution Regime, banking, deposit insurance, moral hazard, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis has demonstrated weaknesses in resolution regimes for financial institutions around the globe, including in the European Union (EU). This paper considers the principles underlying resolu...

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks »

Source: The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks

Volume/Issue: 2006/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Blancher , François Haas , John Kiff , Oksana Khadarina , Paul Mills , Parmeshwar Ramlogan , William Lee , Yoon Sook Kim , Todd Groome , and Shinobu Nakagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864779

Keywords: Risk transfer, insurance markets, supervision and regulation, pension, health care, life insurance, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The paper discusses the limits to market-based risk transfer in the financial system and the implications for the management of systemic long-term financial risks. Financial instruments or markets to transfer and b...

WTO Financial Services Commitments

WTO Financial Services Commitments »

Source: WTO Financial Services Commitments : Determinants and Impacton Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2002/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nico Valckx

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875003

Keywords: Financial services liberalization commitments, choice of commitments, banking and currency crises, financial instability, extreme bounds analysis, WTO, banking, financial services, banking crisis, financial sector

The paper investigates the factors that have influenced WTO members to take on their chosen level of liberalization commitments in the framework of liberalization of trade in financial services and the impact of su...

Introduction to Applied Stress Testing

Introduction to Applied Stress Testing »

Source: Introduction to Applied Stress Testing

Volume/Issue: 2007/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866230

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, capital adequacy, financial stability, financial sector, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Stress testing is a useful and increasingly popular, yet sometimes misunderstood, method of analyzing the resilience of financial systems to adverse events. This paper aims to help demystify stress tests, and illus...

Possible Unintended Consequences of Basel III and Solvency II

Possible Unintended Consequences of Basel III and Solvency II »

Source: Possible Unintended Consequences of Basel III and Solvency II

Volume/Issue: 2011/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462308279

Keywords: Basel III, Solvency II, Funding, capital requirements, credit risk, market risk, underwriting, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

In today's financial system, complex financial institutions are connected through an opaque network of financial exposures. These connections contribute to financial deepening and greater savings allocation efficie...

Bank Capital

Bank Capital »

Source: Bank Capital : Lessons From the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2010/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ouarda Merrouche , Enrica Detragiache , and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210930

Keywords: Basel capital accord, stock returns, stock market, bank stock, tier 2 capital, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Using a multi-country panel of banks, we study whether better capitalized banks experienced higher stock returns during the financial crisis. We differentiate among various types of capital ratios: the Basel risk-a...