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Guernsey

Guernsey »

Source: Guernsey : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update-Detailed Assessment of Observance on Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2011/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213757

Keywords: insurers, policyholders, reinsurance, commissioners, insurance industry

Guernsey's status as the largest international insurance center in Europe hinges on its progressive infrastructure and operational flexibility. Guernsey updates its regulatory regime continually and has implemented...

Stress Testing at the IMF

Stress Testing at the IMF »

Source: Stress Testing at the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2008/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Swinburne , Stéphanie Marie Stolz , and Marina Moretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870640

Keywords: risk modeling, financial sector, financial institutions

For almost a decade, the IMF has been using stress tests to identify vulnerabilities across institutions that could undermine the stability of a country's financial system. This working paper focuses on the IMF's e...

Republic of Serbia

Republic of Serbia »

Source: Republic of Serbia : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note on Deposit Insurance

Volume/Issue: 2010/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455205677

Keywords: deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, moral hazard, insurance systems

This Technical Note discusses key findings of the assessment of deposit insurance in Serbia. The deposit insurance scheme is managed by the deposit insurance agency (DIA), which has a multi-faceted mandate. Consequ...

V. Limiting Moral Hazard

V. Limiting Moral Hazard »

Source: The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

Moral hazard and the weakening of market discipline are intrinsic to the existence of financial safety nets. In the specific case of a deposit insurance system, moral hazard arises because a risky institutio...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

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STATISTICAL APPENDIX

STATISTICAL APPENDIX »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2008 : Containing Systemic Risks and Restoring Financial Soundness

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067202

Keywords: credit, financial institutions, financial stability, prices, collateral

This statistical appendix presents data on financial developments in key financial centers and emerging markets. It is designed to complement the analysis in the text by providing additional dat...

IV. Specific Design Features of Deposit Insurance Systems

IV. Specific Design Features of Deposit Insurance Systems »

Source: The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

Box 1). Although some design features described here have proven to be relatively more efficient and cost effective than others, the authorities may opt for different practices, depending on loc...

Are Rating Agencies Powerful? An Investigation Into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings

Are Rating Agencies Powerful? An Investigation Into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings »

Source: Are Rating Agencies Powerful? An Investigation Into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings

Volume/Issue: 2012/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Kiff , Sylwia Nowak , and Liliana Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931858

Keywords: Sovereign ratings, rating agencies, credit ratings, asian crisis, emerging markets, An Investigation into the Impact and Accuracy of Sovereign Ratings, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation,

We find that Credit Rating Agencies (CRA)'s opinions have an impact in the cost of funding of sovereign issuers and consequently ratings are a concern for financial stability. While ratings produced by the major CR...

Prudential Issues in Less Diversified Economies

Prudential Issues in Less Diversified Economies »

Source: Prudential Issues in Less Diversified Economies

Volume/Issue: 2003/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aditya Narain , Pau Rabanal , and Steen Byskov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451860085

Keywords: Less Diversified Economies, Credit Concentration Risks, banking, credit risk, banking system, banking crises, banking sector, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper examines the prudential issues associated with credit concentration in less diversified economies (LDEs), which are identified as countries where one or two sectors represent a large share of exports. In...