Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Corinne Delechat , Camila Henao Arbelaez , Priscilla Muthoora , and Svetlana Vtyurina
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 21 December 2012
Keywords: banking, bank size, net interest margin, banking crisis, financial safety net, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,
Banks' liquidity holdings are comfortably above legal or prudential requirements in most Central American countries. While good for financial stability, high systemic liquidity may nonetheless hinder monetary polic...