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Front Matter »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

How is finance related to economic processes, and why should it be viewed as a public good requiring policy action? This book provides an answer. The book develops a practical framework for safeguarding financial s...

9 Systemic Challenges Posed by Greater Reliance on Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets

9 Systemic Challenges Posed by Greater Reliance on Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

Rapid growth, development, and widespread use of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets have accompanied the modernization of commercial and investment banking and the globalization of finance. Both mode...

11 Systemic Implications of the Financial Market Activities of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies

11 Systemic Implications of the Financial Market Activities of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

Insurance and reinsurance companies are an important and growing class of financial market participants. They insure a wide variety of business and household risks, thereby facilitating economic and financia...

10 The Market for Credit Risk Transfer Vehicles: How Well Is It Functioning and What Are the Future Challenges?

10 The Market for Credit Risk Transfer Vehicles: How Well Is It Functioning and What Are the Future Challenges? »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

The market for instruments that transfer credit risk from one investor to another—vehicles such as credit default swaps and collateralized debt obligations—has experienced tremendous growth since the mid-199...

7 The Role of Central Banks in Ensuring Financial Stability

7 The Role of Central Banks in Ensuring Financial Stability »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

This chapter 76 addresses three questions: Do central banks have a natural role in ensuring financial stability?...

Annex I Major Capital Markets: Trends and Recent Developments

Annex I Major Capital Markets: Trends and Recent Developments »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

During most of the period under review, a favorable inflation outlook and reductions in official interest rates generally supported an environment of rising bond and equity prices and record lev...

Annex II Recent Developments in Developing Country Capital Markets

Annex II Recent Developments in Developing Country Capital Markets »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

Despite the serious disruptions in early 1995 as a result of the Mexican crisis, total net capital flows to developing countries and countries in transition reached a record $228 billion in 1995...

Annex III Foreign Exchange Markets: Structure and Systemic Risks

Annex III Foreign Exchange Markets: Structure and Systemic Risks »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

This annex begins with a summary of recent developments in the foreign exchange market. Drawing on the BIS’s most recent foreign exchange and derivatives turnover reports. 1...

Annex IV International Coordination of Supervision and Regulation of Financial Institutions

Annex IV International Coordination of Supervision and Regulation of Financial Institutions »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

This annex provides information on the framework for international cooperation in the supervision and regulation of financial institutions and describes cooperative efforts to regulate both inte...

I Introduction and Summary

I Introduction and Summary »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

The years from 1992 to mid-1995 were marked by a series of crises in international financial markets; in contrast, the 12 months to June 1996 have been a period of relative calm. Indeed, the global financial...