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Monetary Operations and Government Debt Management Under Islamic Banking

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Source: Monetary Operations and Government Debt Management Under Islamic Banking

Volume/Issue: 1998/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451856415

Keywords: central bank, investors, rate of return, commercial banks, tax revenue

This paper outlines the recent progress in developing Islamic financial instruments for the management of monetary policy and public borrowing requirements and provides details on new instruments currently being de...

Analysis of the Efficiency and Profitability of the Japanese Banking System1

Analysis of the Efficiency and Profitability of the Japanese Banking System1 »

Source: Analysis of the Efficiency and Profitability of the Japanese Banking System

Volume/Issue: 2008/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869255

Keywords: Profitability, commercial banks, savings banks, banking system, bankers association,

The paper analyzes the efficiency and profitability of Japanese banks from 2000-06. It uses a non-parametric approach, the data envelopment analysis (DEA) to analyze banks' cost and revenue efficiency. The results...

The Crisis in the Financial Sector and the Authorities' Reaction

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Source: The Crisis in the Financial Sector and the Authorities' Reaction : The Case of the Philippines

Volume/Issue: 1990/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nascimento

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1990

ISBN: 9781451981704

Keywords: banking, commercial banks, banking system, foreign currency, nonperforming assets

The paper discusses the crisis in the Philippines financial sector that began on a limited scale in 1981 and culminated in a significant contraction of the financial system in 1986. The causes, manifestation and tr...

Banking System Restructuring in Kazakhstan

Banking System Restructuring in Kazakhstan »

Source: Banking System Restructuring in Kazakhstan

Volume/Issue: 1998/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451851885

Keywords: banking, banking system, nonperforming loans, commercial banks, recapitalization

This paper reviews financial restructuring in Kazakhstan, and the condition of the financial system in the period following independence. The authorities’ efforts to redress financial sector weaknesses fall...

Recent Developments in European Bank Competition

Recent Developments in European Bank Competition »

Source: Recent Developments in European Bank Competition

Volume/Issue: 2011/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yu Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455268481

Keywords: bank competition, EMU, commercial banks, foreign banks, domestic banks, banking system, Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets,

This paper investigates the degree of bank competition in the euro area, the U.S. and U.K. before and after the recent financial crisis, and revisits the issue whether the introduction of EMU and the euro have had...

Private Investment in Developing Countries

Private Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Private Investment in Developing Countries : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1990/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

ISBN: 9781451977028

Keywords: private investment, investment rate, public investment, investment activity, commercial banks

This paper analyzes the effects of several policy and other macro-economic variables on the ratio of private investment to GDP in developing countries. Using data for a sample of 23 developing countries over the pe...

The Role of Subordinated Debt in Market Discipline

The Role of Subordinated Debt in Market Discipline »

Source: The Role of Subordinated Debt in Market Discipline : The Case of Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2000/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , and Animesh Shrivastava

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451875034

Keywords: Subordinated debt, capital standards, banking regulation, investors, bond, commercial banks, bond markets

This paper evaluates the potential role of mandatory subordinated debt (MSD) in enhancing market discipline in emerging markets. The conceptual merits and key preconditions of MSD are first reviewed. Then, the exte...

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...

Progress in China's Banking Sector Reform

Progress in China's Banking Sector Reform »

Source: Progress in China's Banking Sector Reform : Has Bank Behavior Changed?

Volume/Issue: 2006/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863314

Keywords: reforms, nonperforming loans, banking, commercial banks, investors, capital adequacy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Substantial effort has been devoted to reforming China's banking system in recent years. The authorities recapitalized three large state-owned banks, introduced new governance structures, and brought in foreign str...

Bank Lending in the Knowledge Economy

Bank Lending in the Knowledge Economy »

Source: Bank Lending in the Knowledge Economy

Volume/Issue: 2017/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Dalida Kadyrzhanova , Camelia Minoiu , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484324899

Keywords: Intangible capital, bank lending, commercial loans, real estate loans, liquid assets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

We study bank portfolio allocations during the transition of the real sector to a knowledge economy in which firms use less tangible capital and invest more in intangible assets. We show that, as firms shift toward...