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The Prudential Regulation and Management of Foreign Exchange Risk

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Source: The Prudential Regulation and Management of Foreign Exchange Risk

Volume/Issue: 1998/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Abrams , and Paulina Beato

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451845549

Keywords: prudential regulation, risk, foreign currency, banking supervision, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk, exchange rate, income statement

This paper examines issues in the prudential management and regulation of foreign exchange risk. It begins with measurement issues, notably converting foreign currency items into domestic currency terms, and calcul...

Foreign Exchange Market Organization in Selected Developing and Transition Economies

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Source: Foreign Exchange Market Organization in Selected Developing and Transition Economies : Evidence from a Survey

Volume/Issue: 2004/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842074

Keywords: foreign exchange market, exchange rate, foreign exchange markets, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Market microstructure, foreign exchange regulation, net open foreign exchange positions,

The foreign exchange market microstructures in developing and transition economies are characterized by the results from the IMF's 2001 Survey on Foreign Exchange Market Organization. The survey found that these ma...

Financial Reforms in Sudan

Financial Reforms in Sudan »

Source: Financial Reforms in Sudan : Streamlining Bank Intermediation

Volume/Issue: 2001/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847383

Keywords: banking, reserve requirements, banking system, foreign exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The paper reviews the experience of financial reforms in Sudan with a view to assessing their macroeconomic impact and to shedding light on the question why such reforms have not yet brought about visible improveme...

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America »

Source: Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2011/299

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mynor Meza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927851

Keywords: financial regulation, financial supervision, Basel III, Central America, foreign exchange, banking, consolidated supervision, banking supervision, foreign exchange positions

Improvements in financial regulation and supervision in the Central American region (CAPDR) have strengthened financial stability. Prudential instruments with potential macroeconomic effects have been introduced. N...

Bank Behavior in Developing Countries

Bank Behavior in Developing Countries »

Source: Bank Behavior in Developing Countries : Evidence from East Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861488

Keywords: financial sector reforms, banking, international banks, financial sector, financial system, foreign exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

We analyze the structure, performance, and role of banking systems in the three member countries of the East African Community-Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda-against the backdrop of recent financial sector reforms. Fo...

Quality of Financial Policies and Financial System Stress

Quality of Financial Policies and Financial System Stress »

Source: Quality of Financial Policies and Financial System Stress

Volume/Issue: 2005/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Plamen Yossifov , Richard Podpiera , and Dmitriy Rozhkov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861921

Keywords: financial stress, financial policies, financial system, banking, foreign exchange, banking sector, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

In this paper, we develop multi-country indices of financial system stress and quality of financial policies and use them in regression analysis of the determinants of financial stress. We find that countries with...

Dissemination of Technical Assistance Information

Dissemination of Technical Assistance Information »

Source: Dissemination of Technical Assistance Information

Volume/Issue: 2008/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2008

ISBN: 9781498334778

Keywords: Technical Assistance, Technical assistance programs, Financial regulation and supervision, Foreign exchange operations, Central banks, Central banking, Internal audit, PP, executive board, wide dissemination

This paper sets out a framework for streamlined and strengthened procedures for the wider dissemination of technical assistance-related information ("TA Information"). On the basis of this framework, management int...

Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America

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Source: Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2011/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Terrier , Rodrigo Valdes , Camilo Tovar Mora , Jorge Chan-Lau , Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Carlos Medeiros , Man-Keung Tang , Mercedes Vera Martin , and W. Christopher Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455297726

Keywords: Dynamic Provisions, Leverage Ratios, Liquidity Requirements, Debt-to-Income Ratios, Loan-to-Value Ratios, Foreign Exchange Credit Risk, Foreign Exchange Positions, Taxes on Capital Inflows, financial system, banking

This paper reviews policy tools that have been used and/or are available for policy makers in the region to lean against the wind and review relevant country experiences using them. The instruments examined include...

Policy Instruments To Lean Against The Wind In Latin America1

Policy Instruments To Lean Against The Wind In Latin America1 »

Source: Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2011/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Terrier , Rodrigo Valdes , Camilo Tovar Mora , Jorge Chan-Lau , Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Carlos Medeiros , Man-Keung Tang , Mercedes Vera Martin , and W. Christopher Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455297726

Keywords: Dynamic Provisions, Leverage Ratios, Liquidity Requirements, Debt-to-Income Ratios, Loan-to-Value Ratios, Foreign Exchange Credit Risk, Foreign Exchange Positions, Taxes on Capital Inflows, financial system, banking

This paper reviews policy tools that have been used and/or are available for policy makers in the region to lean against the wind and review relevant country experiences using them. The instruments examined include...

Policy Instruments To Lean Against The Wind In Latin America1

Policy Instruments To Lean Against The Wind In Latin America1 »

Source: Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2011/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Terrier , Rodrigo Valdes , Camilo Tovar Mora , Jorge Chan-Lau , Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Carlos Medeiros , Man-Keung Tang , Mercedes Vera Martin , and W. Christopher Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455297726

Keywords: Dynamic Provisions, Leverage Ratios, Liquidity Requirements, Debt-to-Income Ratios, Loan-to-Value Ratios, Foreign Exchange Credit Risk, Foreign Exchange Positions, Taxes on Capital Inflows, financial system, banking

This paper reviews policy tools that have been used and/or are available for policy makers in the region to lean against the wind and review relevant country experiences using them. The instruments examined include...