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What is Shadow Banking?

What is Shadow Banking? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475597349.001

ISBN: 9781475597349

Keywords: Regulation, Policy, banking activities, securitization, Government Policy and Regulation,

There is much confusion about what shadow banking is. Some equate it with securitization, others with non-traditional bank activities, and yet others with non-bank lending. Regardless, most think of shadow banking...

China's Economy in Transition
			: From External to Internal Rebalancing

China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing »

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303931.071

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

China's current account surplus has declined to around one-quarter the peak reached before the global financial crisis. While this is a major reduction in China's external imbalance, it has not been accompanied by...

China's Road to Greater Financial Stability
			: Some Policy Perspectives

China's Road to Greater Financial Stability : Some Policy Perspectives »

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Jonathan Fiechter , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616354060.071

ISBN: 9781616354060

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions

China has reached a stage where further financial sector reforms appear essential. As the reform process progresses and macrofinancial linkages deepen, the preservation of financial stability will become a major po...

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2013/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tümer Kapan , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315842.001

ISBN: 9781484315842

Keywords: bank lending channel, wholesale funding, net stable funding ratio, Basel III, bank capital, banking, return on assets, liquid asset, bank balance sheet, Government Policy and Regulation,

We examine the role of bank balance sheet strength in the transmission of financial sector shocks to the real economy. Using data from the syndicated loan market, we exploit variation in banks’ reliance on w...

How Effective are Macroprudential Policies in China?

How Effective are Macroprudential Policies in China? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bin Wang , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484355886.001

ISBN: 9781484355886

Keywords: Macroprudential policies, Effectiveness, banking, reserve requirement, liquidity ratio, capital adequacy, bank rate, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation, China

This paper investigates macroprudential policies and their role in containing systemic risk in China. It shows that China faces systemic risk in both the time (procyclicality) and cross-sectional (contagion) dimens...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012,  Asia and Pacific
			: Managing Spillovers and Advancing Economic Rebalancing

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Asia and Pacific : Managing Spillovers and Advancing Economic Rebalancing »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352509.086

ISBN: 9781616352509

Keywords: claims, fdi, inflation, domestic demand, commodity prices

Barring the realization of downside risks to the global economy, growth in the Asia and the Pacific region is expected to gain momentum over the course of 2012, according to this report, and now projected at 6 perc...

People's Republic of China
			: Detailed Assessment Report:  Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

People's Republic of China : Detailed Assessment Report: Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2012/78

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502961.002

ISBN: 9781475502961

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, capital adequacy, internal controls

A detailed assessment report on the observance of China's compliance of Basel Core Principles for effective banking supervision is presented. Regulation and supervision of China's banking system has made impressive...

Russian Federation
			: Technical Note on Stress Testing of the Banking Sector

Russian Federation : Technical Note on Stress Testing of the Banking Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2011/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463925901.002

ISBN: 9781463925901

Keywords: capital adequacy, banking, capital ratio, banking sector, foreign exchange

This technical note focuses on the stress testing exercise in 2010 for the financial sector assessment program based on the existing approaches of the Central Bank of Russia, as well as a separate bottom-up exercis...

Determinants of Development Financing Flows From Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries

Determinants of Development Financing Flows From Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2011/255

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nkunde Mwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463923914.001

ISBN: 9781463923914

Keywords: BRICs, Low-Income Countries, Panel VAR, Panel OLS, Concessionality, loan financing, bank debt, equation, dummy variable, error variance

BRICs development financing flows have increased significantly and are expected to become more prominent in the post-crisis era. We investigate the potential implications on the country-allocation of loan commitmen...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2011, Asia and Pacific
			: Managing the Next Phase of Growth

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2011, Asia and Pacific : Managing the Next Phase of Growth »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350628.086

ISBN: 9781616350628

Keywords: capital inflows, inflation, capital flows, commodity prices, exchange rate

The April 2011 issue of the Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific focuses on the policy challenges of managing the next phase of growth after Asia's recovery from the global crisis. The analytical chapters di...