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Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Paolo Mauro , Andre Faria , Jonathan Ostry , Julian Di Giovanni , Martin Schindler , Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067486.084

ISBN: 9781589067486

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial management, Capital controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Risk management, financial globalization, financial integration, globalization, financial sector

Financial globalization has increased dramatically over the past three decades, particularly for advanced economies, while emerging market and developing countries experienced more moderate increases. Divergences a...

United Kingdom

United Kingdom »

Source: United Kingdom : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Macroprudential Institutional Framework-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2016/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475574920

Keywords: financial stability, risk, bank, accountability, systemic risk

This paper reviews the institutional framework for the conduct of macroprudential policy in the United Kingdom and the steps taken by the authorities to make the macroprudential framework operational. An effective...

United Kingdom

United Kingdom »

Source: United Kingdom : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2016/167

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484394991

Keywords: banks, bank, risk, banking, financial stability

This paper assesses the stability of the financial system of the United Kingdom as a whole, not that of individual institutions. Since the last Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP), the U.K. financial system...

U.S. Dollar Risk Premiums and Capital Flows

U.S. Dollar Risk Premiums and Capital Flows »

Source: U.S. Dollar Risk Premiums and Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2006/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ravi Balakrishnan , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864205

Keywords: U.S. Dollar, Risk Premiums, risk premium, bonds, investors, treasury bonds, financial markets,

This paper sheds light on the attractiveness of U.S. assets by studying dollar risk premiums, calculated using Consensus exchange rate forecasts, and linking them to bilateral capital flows. The paper finds that th...

Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands

Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation: Technical Note on Financial Sector Supervision: The Twin Peaks Model

Volume/Issue: 2011/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462322398

Keywords: twin, prudential supervision, financial supervision, supervisory framework, prudential risks

The global financial crisis has tested the effectiveness of supervision under the 'Twin Peaks' model. The crisis revealed the strengths of the 'Twin International Peaks' model, as decisions were able to be made in...

The Credit Risk Transfer Market and Stability Implications for U.K. Financial Institutions1

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Source: The Credit Risk Transfer Market and Stability Implications for U.K. Financial Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2006/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , and Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451863994

Keywords: CDO, CDS, credit derivatives, credit risk transfer, structured credit products, credit risk, hedge, financial institutions, risk transfer, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The increasing ability to trade credit risk in financial markets has facilitated its dispersion across the financial and other sectors. However, specific risks attached to credit risk transfer (CRT) instruments in...

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...

Assessing Financial System Vulnerabilities

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Source: Assessing Financial System Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2000/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Johnston , Liliana Schumacher , and Jingqing Chai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451849868

Keywords: asymmetric information, incentive structure, risk models, financial system vulnerabilities, financial system, financial institutions, incentive structures, deposit insurance

Recent financial crises have highlighted the potentially significant macroeconomic costs of financial system instability, and the potential for the instability in the financial system of one country to have broader...

Central Bank Vulnerability and the Credibility of Commitments

Central Bank Vulnerability and the Credibility of Commitments »

Source: Central Bank Vulnerability and the Credibility of Commitments : A Value-at-Risk Approach to Currency Crises

Volume/Issue: 1998/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Liliana Schumacher , and Mario Bléjer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781451962659

Keywords: Central banking, financial vulnerability, value at risk, currency crises, central bank, domestic currency, foreign debt

A loss of solvency increases central bank vulnerability, reducing the credibility of commitments to defend a nominal regime, including an exchange rate peg. This paper develops a methodology to assess central bank...

Counterparty Risk, Impacton Collateral Flows and Role for Central Counterparties

Counterparty Risk, Impacton Collateral Flows and Role for Central Counterparties »

Source: Counterparty Risk, Impacton Collateral Flows and Role for Central Counterparties

Volume/Issue: 2009/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Aitken , and Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873207

Keywords: Counterparty Risk, Large Complex Financial Institutions, OTC derivatives, Collateral Flow, Central Counterparties, collateral, derivative, derivatives market, hedge, financial system,

Counterparty risk in the United States stemming from exposures to OTC derivatives payables (after netting) is now concentrated in five banks?Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Citi. This n...