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Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Briffaut , George Iden , Peter Hayward , Tonny Lybek , Hassanali Mehran , Piero Ugolini , and Stephen Swaray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757586.084

ISBN: 9781557757586

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, monetary policy, payments

This study takes stock of progress made so far in the financial sectors of sub-saharan African countries. It recommends further reforms and specific measures in the areas of supervision, development of monetary ope...

La conditionnanté au Fonds monétaire international
			: Evolution des principes et des pratiques

La conditionnanté au Fonds monétaire international : Evolution des principes et des pratiques »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Manuel Guitián

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1981

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451964264.054

ISBN: 9781451964264

Keywords: balance of payments, monetary fund, aggregate demand, inflation, adjustment process, world economy, monetary policy, monetary theory, monetary approach, price stability

This paper examines the principles and practices of conditionality as they have evolved and as they are currently applied. The paper discusses the rationale of the concept of conditionality and brings out its theor...

Kenya

Kenya »

Source: Kenya : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451821055

Keywords: expenditure, per, central bank, inflation, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix provides an assessment of the financial regulations as a basic framework for public expenditure management and control in Kenya. The paper discusses a number of '...

Monetary Policy Implementation and Volatility Transmission along the Yield Curve

Monetary Policy Implementation and Volatility Transmission along the Yield Curve »

Source: Monetary Policy Implementation and Volatility Transmission along the Yield Curve : The Case of Kenya

Volume/Issue: 2016/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , R. Morales , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498313377

Keywords: Monetary policy implementation, inflation targeting, volatility transmission

This paper analyzes the degree to which volatility in interbank interest rates leads to volatility in financial instruments with longer maturities (e.g., T-bills) in Kenya since 2012, year in which the monetary pol...

Kenya: Request for Extensions of the Twelve-Month Stand-By Arrangement and the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement

Kenya: Request for Extensions of the Twelve-Month Stand-By Arrangement and the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement »

Source: Kenya : Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498319942

Keywords: international monetary fund, fiscal measures, monetary policy, monetary fund, fiscal deficit

This paper requests an extension of the 12-month Stand By Arrangement and the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement to obtain enough time to finalize fiscal measures for 2015/16 and implement structural measures unde...

IMF Executive Board Approves Extension of the Stand-By Arrangement and Stand-By Credit Facility for Kenya

IMF Executive Board Approves Extension of the Stand-By Arrangement and Stand-By Credit Facility for Kenya »

Source: Kenya : Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498319942

Keywords: international monetary fund, fiscal measures, monetary policy, monetary fund, fiscal deficit

This paper requests an extension of the 12-month Stand By Arrangement and the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement to obtain enough time to finalize fiscal measures for 2015/16 and implement structural measures unde...

Kenya

Kenya »

Source: Kenya : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503012

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, current account, external debt

This paper describes Kenya's third review under the three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and request for modification of performance criteria. The Executive Board approved a three-year EC...

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility for Kenya and Approved US$ 110.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility for Kenya and Approved US$ 110.9 Million Disbursement »

Source: Kenya : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503012

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, current account, external debt

This paper describes Kenya's third review under the three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and request for modification of performance criteria. The Executive Board approved a three-year EC...

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics »

Source: The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics : A Narrative Approach

Volume/Issue: 2013/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Luisa Charry , Rafael Portillo , and Jan Vlcek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484398135

Keywords: Monetary Transmission Mechanisms, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

Many central banks in low-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are modernising their monetary policy frameworks. Standard statistical procedures have had limited success in identifying the channels of monetary tr...

Uganda and Rwanda: Selected Issues

Uganda and Rwanda: Selected Issues »

Source: Uganda and Rwanda : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451838909

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary policy, money supply, average inflation

The Selected Issues paper for Uganda and Rwanda discusses the impact of rising international food and fuel prices on inflation. Unlike in the case of fuel-producing countries, the East African Community countries a...