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Stress Testing at the IMF

Stress Testing at the IMF »

Source: Stress Testing at the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2008/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Swinburne , Stéphanie Marie Stolz , and Marina Moretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870640

Keywords: risk modeling, financial sector, financial institutions

For almost a decade, the IMF has been using stress tests to identify vulnerabilities across institutions that could undermine the stability of a country's financial system. This working paper focuses on the IMF's e...

Switzerland

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Source: Switzerland : Technical Note-Systemic Risk and Contagion Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2014/268

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498353922

Keywords: contagion, financial institutions, systemic risk, financial stability, financial system

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A Framework for the Surveillance of Derivatives Activities

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Source: A Framework for the Surveillance of Derivatives Activities

Volume/Issue: 2005/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eva Gutierrez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860801

Keywords: Derivatives, derivative, credit risk, credit derivatives, financial institutions, risk management, General Financial Markets: Other, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper proposes a framework for the surveillance of financial institutions' derivatives activities. The designed framework builds on information likely to be collected by financial market regulators for supervi...

Externalities and Macroprudential Policy

Externalities and Macroprudential Policy »

Source: Externalities and Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2012/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Giovanni Favara , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504095

Keywords: Macroprudential Policy, Systemic risk, Externalities, banking, financial crisis, deposit insurance, bank of international settlements

This note overviews macroprudential policy options that have been proposed to address the systemic risks experienced during the recent financial crisis. It contributes to the policy debate by providing a taxonomy o...

Institutionalizing Countercyclical Investment

Institutionalizing Countercyclical Investment »

Source: Institutionalizing Countercyclical Investment

Volume/Issue: 2016/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bradley Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513512495

Keywords: Asset Allocation, Asset Owners, Momentum, Risk Management, asset, investment, risk, returns, Asset Pricing, Government Policy and Regulation

Do portfolio shifts by the world’s largest asset owners respond procyclically to past returns, or countercyclically to valuations? And if countercyclical investment (with both market-stabilizing and return-generati...

Calibrating Your Intuition

Calibrating Your Intuition »

Source: Calibrating Your Intuition : Capital Allocation for Market and Credit Risk

Volume/Issue: 2002/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Kupiec

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451852288

Keywords: value at risk, capital allocation, bond, equity capital, stock capital, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Value-at-Risk (VaR) models often are used to estimate the equity investment that is required to limit the default rate on funding debt. Typical VaR "buffer stock" capital calculations produce biased estimates. To e...

Systemic Risks in Global Banking

Systemic Risks in Global Banking »

Source: Systemic Risks in Global Banking : What Available Data Can Tell Us and What More Data Are Needed?

Volume/Issue: 2011/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Patrick McGuire , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463904241

Keywords: Systemic risks, banking system, international, contagion, vulnerabilities, banking, systemic risk, banking statistics, recapitalization, International Lending and Debt Problems

The recent financial crisis has shown how interconnected the financial world has become. Shocks in one location or asset class can have a sizable impact on the stability of institutions and markets around the world...

Switzerland

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Source: Switzerland : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Supervision and Oversight of Financial Market Infrastructures

Volume/Issue: 2019/190

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321815

Keywords: Central banks, Financial crises, Risk management, Bank liquidity, Investment policy, FINMA, SNB, Swiss authority, governance arrangement, SIS

Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Supervision and Oversight of Financial Market Infrastructures...

Switzerland

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Source: Switzerland : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Regulation and Supervision of Asset Management Activities

Volume/Issue: 2019/188

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321754

Keywords: Risk management, Financial intermediation, Financial statements, Asset management, Credit default swap, FINMA, asset manager, fund industry, administrative fine, real estate fund

Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Regulation and Supervision of Asset Management Activities...

Internal Models, Subordinated Debt, and Regulatory Capital Requirements for Bank Credit Risk

Internal Models, Subordinated Debt, and Regulatory Capital Requirements for Bank Credit Risk »

Source: Internal Models, Subordinated Debt, and Regulatory Capital Requirements for Bank Credit Risk

Volume/Issue: 2002/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Kupiec

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857504

Keywords: regulatory capital requirements, credit VaR, subordinated debt, internal risk models, deposit insurance, bond, banking, equity capital, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: General

Shortcomings make credit VaR estimates an unsuitable basis for setting bank regulatory capital requirements. If, alternatively, banks are required to issue subordinated debt that has a minimum market value and maxi...