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Financial System Soundness in the Caribbean

Financial System Soundness in the Caribbean »

Source: Financial System Soundness in the Caribbean : An Initial Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2001/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Desiree Cherebin , Rupert Worrell , and Tracy Polius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451854619

Keywords: banking, financial institutions, financial system, financial assets, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Bahamas,

A survey of the financial systems of Caribbean countries reveals systems dominated by banks, with services widely available. Jamaica is the only country to have experienced a financial crisis. The paper describes r...

Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation

Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation »

Source: Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2003/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sunil Sharma , Ralph Chami , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451852530

Keywords: regulation, Basel standards, deposit insurance, bank capital, financial intermediaries, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services,

The paper provides an overview of the profound and rapid changes in banking brought about by technology and deregulation, and discusses the hurdles that will have to be negotiated for putting in place the three pil...

The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador

The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador »

Source: The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador : Institutional Weaknesses, Fiscal Rigidities, and Financial Dollarization At Work

Volume/Issue: 2004/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842937

Keywords: institutions, banking, banking crises, banking system, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper stresses three factors that amplified the 1990s financial crisis in Ecuador, namely institutional weaknesses, rigidities in public finances, and high financial dollarization. Institutional factors restri...

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning »

Source: Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning

Volume/Issue: 2002/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): In Song

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854503

Keywords: Financial Regulation, collateral, banking, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions And Services,

Adequate loan classification practices are an essential part of a sound and effective credit risk-management process in a bank. Failure to identify deterioration in credit quality in a timely manner can aggravate a...

Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America

Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America »

Source: Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America : Institutional Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , Erlend Nier , and Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505313

Keywords: Macrorpudential policy, systemic crises, financial system, financial institutions, banking, banking crises, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

An increasing number of countries - including in Latin America - are reforming their financial stability frameworks in the aftermath of the financial crisis, in order to establish a stronger macroprudential policy...

Why Complementarity Matters for Stability—Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers

Why Complementarity Matters for Stability—Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers »

Source: Why Complementarity Matters for Stability-Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers

Volume/Issue: 2014/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vanessa Le Lesle , Franziska Ohnsorge , Minsuk Kim , and Srikant Seshadri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498334464

Keywords: Networks, financial institutions and services, government policy and regulation, bond, financial stability, bond markets, financial institutions, hedge, General,

There is much speculation regarding a 'race for dominance' among financial centers in Asia, arising from the anticipated financial opening up of China. This frame of reference is, to an extent, a predilection that...

Basel Core Principles and Bank Risk

Basel Core Principles and Bank Risk »

Source: Basel Core Principles and Bank Risk : Does Compliance Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2010/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982671

Keywords: regulation and supervision, regulation, banking, standards, bank risk, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper studies whether compliance with the Basel Core Principles for effective banking supervision (BCPs) is associated with bank soundness. Using data for over 3,000 banks in 86countries, we find that neither...

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...

Quantitative Assessment of a Financial System-Barbados

Quantitative Assessment of a Financial System-Barbados »

Source: Quantitative Assessment of a Financial System-Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2005/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860955

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial sector, banking system, bank profitability, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

A banking system module is incorporated into the Central Bank of Barbados's multisectoral macroeconomic forecasting model, and a medium-term forecast is generated for bank capitalization, profitability, liquidity a...