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Capital Flows, Financial Intermediation and Macroprudential Policies

Capital Flows, Financial Intermediation and Macroprudential Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2014/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matteo Ghilardi , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498365659.001

ISBN: 9781498365659

Keywords: Financial Frictions, capital inflows, banking, bank capital, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

This paper develops an open-economy DSGE model with an optimizing banking sector to assess the role of capital flows, macro-financial linkages, and macroprudential policies in emerging Asia. The key result is that...

People's Republic of China-Macao Special Administrative Region
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation Discussions

People's Republic of China-Macao Special Administrative Region : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation Discussions »

Volume/Issue: 2014/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498365000.002

ISBN: 9781498365000

Keywords: current account, external debt, currency board, external shocks, balance of payments

KEY MESSAGES Setting. Discussions took place for the first time since the handover of Macao SAR from Portugal to China in 1999. Prudent macroeconomic management has underpinned rapid development in the territory...

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision-Detailed Assessment of Observance

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision-Detailed Assessment of Observance »

Volume/Issue: 2014/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498372176.002

ISBN: 9781498372176

Keywords: banking supervision, supervisory authorities, insurance intermediaries, risk profile, secrecy provisions

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People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Crisis Management and Bank Resolution Framework-Technical Note

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Crisis Management and Bank Resolution Framework-Technical Note »

Volume/Issue: 2014/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498352741.002

ISBN: 9781498352741

Keywords: banking, financial stability, financial institutions, financial sector, financial services

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People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Stress Testing the Banking Sector-Technical Note

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Stress Testing the Banking Sector-Technical Note »

Volume/Issue: 2014/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498322638.002

ISBN: 9781498322638

Keywords: banking, capital adequacy, sovereign risk, tier 1 capital

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Why Complementarity Matters for Stability-Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers

Why Complementarity Matters for Stability-Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers »

Volume/Issue: 2014/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vanessa Le Lesle , Franziska Ohnsorge , Minsuk Kim , and Srikant Seshadri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498334464.001

ISBN: 9781498334464

Keywords: Networks, financial institutions and services, government policy and regulation, bond, financial stability, bond markets, financial institutions, hedge, General,

There is much speculation regarding a 'race for dominance' among financial centers in Asia, arising from the anticipated financial opening up of China. This frame of reference is, to an extent, a predilection that...

People's Republic of China--Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

People's Republic of China--Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2014/130

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313216.002

ISBN: 9781498313216

Keywords: banking, banking sector, banking system, capital adequacy, tier 1 capital

This Financial System Stability Assessment report on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) highlights that HKSAR's financial sector is very well regulated, with the capacity to withstand a diversity of sh...

The Caucasus and Central Asia
			: Transitioning to Emerging Markets

The Caucasus and Central Asia : Transitioning to Emerging Markets »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305140.087

ISBN: 9781484305140

Keywords: Energy sector, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Economic growth, Bank supervision, Political economy, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Middle East and Central Asia

The countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) have recorded significant macroeconomic achievements since independence. These countries have grown more rapidly--on average by 7 percent over 1996-2011--than th...

Why Was Asia Resilient? Lessons from the Past and for the Future

Why Was Asia Resilient? Lessons from the Past and for the Future »

Volume/Issue: 2014/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phakawa Jeasakul , Cheng Lim , and Erik Lundback

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475540284.001

ISBN: 9781475540284

Keywords: Global financial crisis, resilience, financial and external vulnerabilities, banking, banking crisis, banking system, bank capital, loan classification, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Asia including Middle East,

Asia proved to be remarkably resilient in the face of the global financial crisis, but why was its output performance stronger than that of other regions? The paper shows that better initial conditions-in the form...

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...