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Islamic Banks and Financial Stability

Islamic Banks and Financial Stability »

Source: Islamic Banks and Financial Stability : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2008/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868784

Keywords: islamic banks, banking, islamic bank, islamic finance

The relative financial strength of Islamic banks is assessed empirically based on evidence covering individual Islamic and commercial banks in 18 banking systems with a substantial presence of Islamic banking. We f...

Introducing Islamic Banks into Conventional Banking Systems

Introducing Islamic Banks into Conventional Banking Systems »

Source: Introducing Islamic Banks into Conventional Banking Systems

Volume/Issue: 2007/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Sole

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867398

Keywords: Islamic Banking and Finance, Supervision, banking, islamic banks, islamic banking, islamic finance, takaful,

Over the last decade, Islamic banking has experienced global growth rates of 10-15 percent per annum, and has been moving into an increasing number of conventional financial systems at such a rapid pace that Islami...

The END

The END »

Source: The END : A New Indicator of Financial and Nonfinancial Corporate Sector Vulnerability

Volume/Issue: 2005/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau , and Toni Gravelle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862508

Keywords: Corporate Vulnerability, Default Probability, probability, probabilities, correlation, International Finance: General,

This paper describes a corporate sector vulnerability indicator, the expected number of defaults (END), based on the joint occurrence of defaults among a number of firms and/or institutions. The END indicator is ge...

Trade Dependency, Bargaining and External Debt

Trade Dependency, Bargaining and External Debt »

Source: Trade Dependency, Bargaining and External Debt

Volume/Issue: 1988/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 1988

ISBN: 9781451951820

Keywords: bargaining, dependency, intermediate products, external finance, bargaining power

This paper analyzes the factors determining the payment on outstanding debt in the presence of partial defaults, and the feasibility of renewed investment. We show that a higher relative size of sectors with lower...

What Drives Contagion

What Drives Contagion »

Source: What Drives Contagion : Trade Neighborhood, or Financial Links?

Volume/Issue: 2001/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Valdes , and Leonardo Hernández

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451844801

Keywords: Contagion, Bond Spreads, Stock Market, Crisis Transmission, bond, sovereign bond, International Finance: General,

This paper presents evidence on the relative importance of alternative contagion channels during the Thai, Russian, and Brazilian crises. Results show that when crises are measured by changes in sovereign bond spre...

What’s in it for Me? A Primeron Differences between Islamic and Conventional Finance in Malaysia

What’s in it for Me? A Primeron Differences between Islamic and Conventional Finance in Malaysia »

Source: What's in it for Me? A Primeron Differences between Islamic and Conventional Finance in Malaysia

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olga Krasicka , and Sylwia Nowak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504224

Keywords: Islamic banks, conventional banks, Sukuk, bond, bonds, islamic finance, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

What attracts conventional investors to Islamic financial instruments? We answer this question by comparing Malaysian Islamic and conventional security prices and their response to macrofinancial factors. Our analy...

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices »

Source: Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices : Evidence From Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2001/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Esteban Vesperoni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451851823

Keywords: financing choices, financial structure, financial globalization, international financial markets, financial liberalization, international capital markets, access to international capital, international capital, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

This paper studies the relation between firm's financing choices and financial globalization. Using an East Asian and Latin American firm-level panel for the 1980s and 1990s, we study how leverage ratios, debt matu...

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) »

Source: Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Volume/Issue: 2016/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nadim Kyriakos-Saad , Manuel Vasquez , Chady El Khoury , and Arz El Murr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513516158

Keywords: Risk, AML/CFT, finance, financial institutions, transactions, islamic financial institutions, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law, All Countries,, Islamic finance

The money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risks associated with conventional finance are generally well identified and understood by the relevant national authorities. There is, however, no common unde...

External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis

External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis »

Source: External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis : What is Different This Time?

Volume/Issue: 2010/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): F. Gulcin Ozkan , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201419

Keywords: entrepreneurs, domestic economy, entrepreneur, open economy, domestic goods, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, international Finance, macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper develops a two-country DSGE model to investigate the transmission of a global financial crisis to a small open economy. We find that economies hit by a sudden stop arising from financial distress in the...

Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets?

Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets? »

Source: Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets?

Volume/Issue: 1996/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brian Aitken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451978889

Keywords: institutional investors, stock markets, emerging market stocks, stock prices, international finance

In the past few years there has been a large increase in portfolio capital flows into emerging markets, mostly fueled by mutual funds and other institutional investors. Based on a simple variance ratio test, this p...