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Global Warming: De Rato Sees Signs That World Can Meet Climate Challenge

Global Warming: De Rato Sees Signs That World Can Meet Climate Challenge »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 36/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451938524

Keywords: global financial system, financial institutions, capital markets, financial system, financial markets

Global market turmoil; Strauss-Kahn to head IMF; Global warming; Europe: Financial integration; Islamic finance; Emerging market vulnerability; Subprime turmoil: Lessons; Maghreb integration; Oil producers: Fiscal...

The Korean Financial Crisis of 1997-A Strategy of Financial Sector Reform

The Korean Financial Crisis of 1997-A Strategy of Financial Sector Reform »

Source: The Korean Financial Crisis of 1997-A Strategy of Financial Sector Reform

Volume/Issue: 1999/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angel Ubide , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451844641

Keywords: Financial crises, prudential regulations, banking supervision, financial institutions, banking, financial system, bonds, financial sector

After years of strong performance, Korea’s economy entered a crisis in 1997, owing largely to structural problems in its financial and corporate sectors. These problems emerged in the second half of that yea...

Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation

Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation »

Source: Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2003/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sunil Sharma , Ralph Chami , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451852530

Keywords: regulation, Basel standards, deposit insurance, bank capital, financial intermediaries, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services,

The paper provides an overview of the profound and rapid changes in banking brought about by technology and deregulation, and discusses the hurdles that will have to be negotiated for putting in place the three pil...

Chapter 1 Financial Sector Assessments: Overall Framework and Executive Summary

Chapter 1 Financial Sector Assessments: Overall Framework and Executive Summary »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

1.1. Introduction The design of policies to foster financial system stability and development has become a key area of focus among policy makers globally. This policy focus reflects...

Chapter 2 Indicators of Financial Structure, Development, and Soundness

Chapter 2 Indicators of Financial Structure, Development, and Soundness »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

This chapter presents an overview of quantitative indicators of financial structure, development, and soundness. It provides guidance on key system-wide and sectoral indicators, including definitions, measur...

Chapter 3 Assessing Financial Stability

Chapter 3 Assessing Financial Stability »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

Financial system stability in a broad sense means both the avoidance of financial institutions failing in large numbers and the avoidance of serious disruptions to the intermediation functions of the financi...

Chapter 4 Assessing Financial Structure and Financial Development

Chapter 4 Assessing Financial Structure and Financial Development »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

4.1 Overview 4.1.1 Motivation for Assessing Financial Structure and Financial Development Extensive evidence confirms that creating the conditions for...

Chapter 5 Evaluating Financial Sector Supervision: Banking, Insurance, and Securities Markets

Chapter 5 Evaluating Financial Sector Supervision: Banking, Insurance, and Securities Markets »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

This chapter looks at the legal, institutional, and policy framework needed to ensure effectiveness of financial sector supervision. It focuses on banking, insurance, and securities markets. Effective superv...

Chapter 6 Assessing the Supervision of Other Financial Intermediaries

Chapter 6 Assessing the Supervision of Other Financial Intermediaries »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

6.1 Overview This chapter focuses on issues in the regulation of a range of non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs), categorized as Other Financial Intermediaries (OFIs). OFIs refer...

Chapter 7 Rural and Microfinance Institutions: Regulatory and Supervisory Issues

Chapter 7 Rural and Microfinance Institutions: Regulatory and Supervisory Issues »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

7.1 Overview The providing of financial services to the poor and the very-poor, particularly in rural areas, is the purpose of microfinance institutions (MFIs), and the assessment of...