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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Banking crises—and therefore banking system soundness and supervision of banks—have become the “issue du jour”—to use an expression that the First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, Stanley Fischer, used i...

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

It is a pleasure to address this group of seasoned bankers and eminent scholars in the field of soundness in the banking industry. My comments are based on experience witnessing the sickness, eventual death,...

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

This paper by Stefan Ingves and Goran Lind makes a detailed presentation of how the Swedish authorities dealt with the banking crisis in the early 1990s and provides an excellent account of the issues involv...

21 Depositor Protection and Banking Soundness

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

In most countries, banks are the most important financial institutions for intermediating between savers and borrowers, executing monetary policy, and providing payment services. At the same time, the config...

13 Derivative Markets and Financial System Soundness

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Recent financial and exchange rate crises have highlighted the potential for derivative products to have macroeconomic consequences and to obscure the meaning of capital account categories in balance of paym...

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Mr. Khandruyev inquired about the future of specialized banks, as opposed to universal banks. Mr. George said that their future would be decided by the marketplace. The implication for bank regu...

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Mr. Kovacs suggested that the problems occurring in the wake of the recent changes in the U.S. dollar/yen rate showed that derivatives could create problems even if the fundamentals were good. M...

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Mr. Ingves first responded to Mr. Tetangco’s formal comments on the moral hazard of Sweden’s restructurings. Swedish bankers had not made bad loans on purpose; their loans reflected ignorance, r...

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Mr. Škreb wondered whether it would be possible to set uniform standards for bank soundness across countries, given widely differing economic environments. Mr. Kovacs asked about the interlinks...

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Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Ms. Arraes questioned whether the supervisory function should be in the central bank or be separated in a special institution, given the interactions between monetary policy and bank soundness....