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A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s

A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s »

Source: A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s

Volume/Issue: 2001/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): V. Juan-Ramon , Ruby Randall , and Oral Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852820

Keywords: Bank Structure, Competition, Performance, banking, bank size, foreign banks, banking system, foreign bank

Private foreign banks dominate the banking system although their market share declined in the 1990s while that of private indigenous banks increased. The banking system was not concentrated either within or across...

Managing Systemic Liquidity Risk in Financially Dollarized Economies

Managing Systemic Liquidity Risk in Financially Dollarized Economies »

Source: Managing Systemic Liquidity Risk in Financially Dollarized Economies

Volume/Issue: 2005/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Levy Yeyati , Alain Ize , and Miguel Kiguel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862072

Keywords: Systemic Liquidity, central bank, banking, banking system, liquid reserves, bank runs,

This paper evaluates ways to protect highly dollarized banking systems from systemic liquidity runs (such as the ones that took place recently in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay). In view of the limitations of ava...

Monetary Transmission in Low Income Countries

Monetary Transmission in Low Income Countries »

Source: Monetary Transmission in Low Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Antonio Spilimbergo , and Prachi Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208883

Keywords: exchange rate, interest rate, institutions, bank lending, monetary transmission, central bank, government securities, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper reviews monetary transmission mechanisms in low-income countries (LICs) to identify aspects of the channels that may operate differently in LICs relative to advanced and emerging economies. Given the wea...

Offshore Banking

Offshore Banking »

Source: Offshore Banking : An Analysis of Micro- and Macro-Prudential Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Errico , and Alberto Musalem Borrero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842166

Keywords: Offshore Banking, Cross-Border Capital Flows, Banking Problems, Financial Crises, Prudential Regulations, Banking Supervision, banking, offshore banks, consolidated supervision, supervisory authorities

The paper takes a closer look at offshore banking—a pervasive practice that has played a role in recent crises. Offshore banking is an increasingly attractive alternative to the sometimes heavily regulated f...

An Introduction to Analytical Issues in Debt

An Introduction to Analytical Issues in Debt »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

IN THE AUTUMN OF 1982 Mexican banks in New York encountered increasing difficulties in meeting their obligations to repay maturing interbank loans. This announcement...

3 Trade and Financial Openness

3 Trade and Financial Openness »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

The Indian economy has become increasingly open over the course of the past two decades. The combined share of imports and exports in the Indian economy has doubled...

Debt-Equity Swaps

Debt-Equity Swaps »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

CONVERSION OF DEBT into equity has figured prominently in “menus” of financial options for dealing with debt problems and is the subject of a growing body of literat...

Appendix VII CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

Appendix VII CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

Changes in the membership of the Executive Board between May 1, 1952 and April 30, 1953 have been as follows: Sir George Bolton resigned as Executive Director for the United Kingdom, May 19, 1952....

Appendix III SUMMARY OF FUND TRANSACTIONSfrom the beginning of operations to April 30, 1953

Appendix III SUMMARY OF FUND TRANSACTIONSfrom the beginning of operations to April 30, 1953 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

(In millions of U. S. dollars) Country Currency Purchased by Member Against Own Currency...

Appendix VI EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND VOTING POWERas of April 30, 1953

Appendix VI EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND VOTING POWERas of April 30, 1953 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

Director Alternate Casting...