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Source: Australia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463921934

Keywords: terms of trade, pension, pension wealth, dependency ratio, asset market

This study relates Australian household saving more closely to movements in asset market using event study analysis and econometric analysis. In this study, the policy challenges for Australia from rebalancing in C...

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Source: Australia : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)-Summary Assessments

Volume/Issue: 2012/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475587623

Keywords: regulation, regulatory framework, rules, regulations, legislation

The main objective of the assessment was to analyze and observe the implementation of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Principles in Australia. The various responsibilities of the Au...

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Source: Australia : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion;

Volume/Issue: 2009/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451802207

Keywords: debt, external debt, deficit, interest, budget

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that following a prolonged expansion, reflecting sound macroeconomic policies and favorable terms of trade, global events have slowed Australia's economic growth well be...

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Source: Australia : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2006/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451802139

Keywords: money laundering, terrorist, terrorist financing, law enforcement, terrorism, Anti-money launderin,

The report provides a summary of the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in Australia. It describes and analyzes those measures, and provides recommendations o...

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Source: Australia : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2011/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463921941

Keywords: external debt, current account, external liabilities, fiscal consolidation, current account deficit

In this study, Australia's economic performance from the onset of the global financial crisis is discussed. A healthy banking system, flexible exchange rate, and robust demand for commodities from Asia are importan...

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Source: Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy

Volume/Issue: 2006/437

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451802160

Keywords: corporate governance, continuous disclosure, disclosure requirements, corporate governance principles, shareholders

This study reviews selected issues on investor protection and corporate governance in Australia, and concludes that the corporate governance framework for Australian-listed companies is largely healthy and dynamic....

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Source: Australia : Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision-Detailed Assessment of Observance

Volume/Issue: 2012/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475540093

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, banking business, prudential regulation

Australia has a very high level of compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCPs). The Australian banking system was more sheltered than a number of other countries and weathered...

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Source: Australia : Mutual Evaluation Report: FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2006/424

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451802153

Keywords: money laundering, law enforcement, terrorist financing, terrorist

The evaluation of the anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) regime of Australia was based on the Forty Recommendations 2003 and the Eight Special Recommendations on Terrorist Fi...

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Source: Australia : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Australia

Volume/Issue: 2008/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451802191

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, domestic demand, external debt

The Article IV Consultation discusses that recently a commodity price boom, driven by robust global demand, has pushed the Australian economy up against capacity constraints. Banks are adjusting the structure of th...

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Source: Australia : Information Note on Fiscal Data

Volume/Issue: 2006/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451802122

Keywords: financial assets, fiscal data, fiscal analysis, cash flows, financial resources

The Australian government registered strong financial performance during the period under review. There was an increase in net worth owing to transactions, as measured by the net operating balance (NOB). These reso...