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Building Strong Banks Through Surveillance and Resolution

Building Strong Banks Through Surveillance and Resolution »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Dewitt Marston , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060432.071

ISBN: 9781589060432

Keywords: banking, loans, restructuring, debt, asset management

Since the mid-1990s, economic observers have kept a watchful eye on the financial sector because of its potential to spark economic crises. Banks in particular have come under close scrutiny. Building Strong Banks...

Paraguay
			: Corruption, Reform, and the Financial System

Paraguay : Corruption, Reform, and the Financial System »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Jeffrey Franks , Randa Sab , Valerie Mercer-Blackman , and Roberto Benelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064201.058

ISBN: 9781589064201

Keywords: Economic reforms, Financial systems, exchange rate, banking, bonds, banking system, financial system

Following some historical background, this paper describes how corruption is manifested in Paraguay. The paper distinguishes between factors that explain the growth performance of Paraguay since 1960 (where corrupt...

Ghana
			: Economic Development in a Democratic Environment

Ghana : Economic Development in a Democratic Environment »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Joachim Harnack , Sérgio Leite , Stefania Fabrizio , Luisa Zanforlin , Girma Begashaw , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759603.084

ISBN: 9781557759603

Keywords: Development, Economic recovery, expenditure, poverty reduction, banking, banking system, state enterprises

This chapter explores the key relationships between participatory democracy and successful economic development and reviews the early steps of participatory decision making in Ghana. More generally, it sets the sta...

Modern Banking and OTC Derivatives Markets
			: The Transformation of Global Finance and its Implications for Systemic Risk

Modern Banking and OTC Derivatives Markets : The Transformation of Global Finance and its Implications for Systemic Risk »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , Garry Schinasi , Charles Kramer , and R. Craig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759993.084

ISBN: 9781557759993

Keywords: Banking systems, Markets, otc, derivatives markets, financial institutions, derivative, financial markets

This chapter provides an overview of market practices, market structure, and official supervision and regulation in financial markets. This paper also highlights the key features of modern banking and over the coun...

Kuwait

Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2004/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451822298

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, money laundering, banking sector

This Financial System Stability Assessment on Kuwait reviews the macroeconomic environment and gives an overview of the financial system. Financial stability has been effectively supported by prudent fiscal and mon...

Republic of Mozambique

Republic of Mozambique »

Source: Republic of Mozambique : Financial System Stability Assessment Including Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2004/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451827170

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, banking system, payment system, banking supervision

The Mozambican financial system has made remarkable progress from mono-banking to a full blown, market-based, financial system. Although Mozambican banks are generally profitable and well capitalized, they are expo...

Republic of Belarus

Republic of Belarus »

Source: Republic of Belarus : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2005/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451805178

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, payment system, banking system, money laundering

This paper reviews key findings of Belarus's Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, and Anti-Money Laundering and...

Philippines

Philippines »

Source: Philippines : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Regulation, and Payment Systems

Volume/Issue: 2002/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451831283

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, securities regulation, money laundering

This paper presents key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment for the Philippines, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking S...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1998/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451823387

Keywords: banking, commercial banks, foreign currency, banking units, banking system

This paper reviews economic developments in Sri Lanka during 1996-98. After slowing to 4 percent in 1996, economic growth recovered to 61/2 percent in 1997. The slowdown in 1996 had been mainly owing to a severe dr...

Vanuatu

Vanuatu »

Source: Vanuatu : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II--Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standard and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2003/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451840544

Keywords: banking, banking supervisors, offshore banks, banking supervision, money laundering

This paper summarizes the Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes in the financial sector of Vanuatu in the context of the offshore financial center program. It assesses the supervision and regulat...