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The Performance of Indian Banks During Financial Liberalization

The Performance of Indian Banks During Financial Liberalization »

Source: The Performance of Indian Banks During Financial Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 2003/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Petya Koeva Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856989

Keywords: financial liberalization, banking, bank spreads, foreign banks, net interest margin,

This paper provides new empirical evidence on the impact of financial liberalization on the performance of Indian commercial banks. The analysis focuses on examining the behavior and determinants of bank intermedia...

Are Weak Banks Leading Credit Booms? Evidence from Emerging Europe

Are Weak Banks Leading Credit Booms? Evidence from Emerging Europe »

Source: Are Weak Banks Leading Credit Booms? Evidence from Emerging Europe

Volume/Issue: 2008/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870770

Keywords: boom, bank, soundness, transition, equation, net interest margin, statistics,

This paper examines the behavior of bank soundness indicators during episodes of brisk loan growth, using bank-level data for central and eastern Europe and controlling for the feedback effect of credit growth on b...

Financial Intermediation Costs in Low-Income Countries

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Source: Financial Intermediation Costs in Low-Income Countries : The Role of Regulatory, Institutional, and Macroeconomic Factors

Volume/Issue: 2012/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503937

Keywords: Net Interest Margins, Low Income Countries, Emerging Economies, market concentration, banking, net interest margin, competition, bank entry

We analyze factors driving persistently higher financial intermediation costs in low-income countries (LICs) relative to emerging market (EMs) country comparators. Using the net interest margin as a proxy for finan...

Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2013/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475551136

Keywords: Banks interest margins, commercial banks, market structure, banking, foreign ownership, bank interest, bank interest margins, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

Financial intermediation is low in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) compared to other regions of the world. This paper examines the determinants of bank interest margins using a sample of 456 banks in 41 SSA countries. The...

Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in the Caucasus and Central Asia1

Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in the Caucasus and Central Asia1 »

Source: Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2015/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Almarzoqi , and Sami Ben Naceur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2015

ISBN: 9781484342817

Keywords: Interest margins, Operating costs, Market power, Macroeconomic policies, bank, interest, banks, risk, credit, General,

In this paper, we use a bank-level panel dataset to investigate the determinants of bank interest margins in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) over the period 1998-2013. We apply the dealership model of Ho and Sa...

The Determinants of Banks' Liquidity Buffers in Central America

The Determinants of Banks' Liquidity Buffers in Central America »

Source: The Determinants of Banks' Liquidity Buffers in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2012/301

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

ISBN: 9781616356675

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...

Determinants of Banks' Net Interest Margins in Honduras

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Source: Determinants of Banks' Net Interest Margins in Honduras

Volume/Issue: 2014/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Koffie Ben Nassar , Edder Martinez , and Anabel Pineda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498317931

Keywords: Banks&;amp;#x2019; interest margins, Panel corrected standard errors (PCSE), banking, banking system, bank interest, bank interest margins, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection,

This paper analyzes the determinants of banks' net interest margins in Honduras during 1998 to 2013-a period characterized by increasing banks' net interest margins, foreign bank participation and consolidation. In...

Financial Liberalization, Bank Market Structure, and Financial Deepening

Financial Liberalization, Bank Market Structure, and Financial Deepening »

Source: Financial Liberalization, Bank Market Structure, and Financial Deepening : An Interest Margin Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2000/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdourahmane Sarr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451845686

Keywords: Financial liberalization, financial deepening, bank market structure, interest margin, deposit interest rate ceiling, deposit interest, deposit interest rates, banking services, banking industry

The paper shows that commercial banks’ ability to lower deposit interest rates (market power) can increase deposit mobilization. Interest expenses saved can subsidize and lower fees on checking and branching...

Determinants of Credit Growth and Interest Margins in the Philippines and Asia

Determinants of Credit Growth and Interest Margins in the Philippines and Asia »

Source: Determinants of Credit Growth and Interest Margins in the Philippines and Asia

Volume/Issue: 2012/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tatum Blaise Pua Tan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503524

Keywords: credit growth, net interest margins, banking, financial system, bank size, banking system, stock market, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

Despite robust deposit growth, credit growth has been sluggish in the Philippines. We attribute this to legacy weaknesses in bank balance sheets, consumption-led economic growth, and relatively high net interest ma...

Credit Growth and Bank Soundness

Credit Growth and Bank Soundness »

Source: Credit Growth and Bank Soundness : Fast and Furious?

Volume/Issue: 2011/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Marcelo Pinheiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463925956

Keywords: Credit growth, credit boom, distance to default, equation, statistics, net interest margin, bank credit, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics,

We examine the risks to bank soundness associated with credit booms in a large set of countries. Using bank-level data in 90 countries between 1995 and 2005, we analyze the relationship between credit growth and ba...