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Winds of Change
			: The Case for New Digital Currency

Winds of Change : The Case for New Digital Currency »

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389171.076

ISBN: 9781484389171

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank role, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank accounting, central bank, digital economy, currency, change nature, e-money

This paper explores impact of new digital currency on Singapore. A new wind of digitization is blowing. Even cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple are vying for a spot in the cashless world, consta...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Asia and Pacific
			: Sustaining the Momentum: Vigilance and Reforms

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Asia and Pacific : Sustaining the Momentum: Vigilance and Reforms »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484316573.086

ISBN: 9781484316573

Keywords: Financial crises, Credit, Central banks, Business cycles, Capital, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, inflation, capital flows, capital flow

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019
			: Our Connected World

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019 : Our Connected World »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498321563.011

ISBN: 9781498321563

Keywords: Foreign trade, Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality

This issue of Annual Report discusses that the global economy is at a delicate moment. The expansion of early 2018 has lost momentum, in large part in response to rising trade tensions. There are threats from risin...

Thailand

Thailand »

Source: Thailand : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance-Basel Core Principles For Effective Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2019/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517599

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, ISCR, CR, Bot, bank 's board, AMLO

This Detailed Assessment of Observance on the Basel Core Principles (BCP) for effective banking supervision on Thailand highlights that there have been significant enhancements to the legal framework and the superv...

Thailand: Financial System Stability Assessment

Thailand: Financial System Stability Assessment »

Source: Thailand : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513516486

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial soundness indicators, Financial institutions, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, ISCR, CR, Bot, CUs, commercial bank

This Financial System Stability Assessment paper on Thailand highlights that assets of the insurance and mutual fund sectors have doubled as a share of gross domestic product over the last decade, and capital marke...

Malaysia

Malaysia »

Source: Malaysia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513531960

Keywords: Islamic finance, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Financial systems, ISCR, CR, e-money, sandbox, FTEG

This Selected Issues paper investigates impact of financial technology (FinTech) on Malaysia's financial sector. Malaysia is digitally enabled to seize the opportunities brought by FinTech. Malaysian banks continue...

Thailand

Thailand »

Source: Thailand : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Risk Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517544

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Real sector, Financial systems, ISCR, CR, bank of Thailand, Bot, stress test

This technical note on the risk assessment for Thailand discusses that the Thai banking system shows a substantial resilience to severe shocks. The solvency stress tests indicate that the largest banks can withstan...

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings »

Source: The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

Volume/Issue: 2019/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarwat Jahan , Jayendu De , Fazurin Jamaludin , Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Cormac Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498305440

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Emerging Markets, Developing Asia, Pacific Islands, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific region

Financial inclusion is a multidimensional concept and countries have chosen diverse methods of enhancing financial inclusion with varying degrees of results. The heterogeneity of financial inclusion is particularly...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325806

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Financial soundness indicators, Bank liquidity, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, MAS, liquidity

This Financial System Stability Assessment paper on Singapore highlights the attractiveness of Singapore as a financial center is underpinned by strong economic fundamentals, sound economic policies, and a sophisti...

Collaboration Between Regional Financing Arrangements and the IMF

Collaboration Between Regional Financing Arrangements and the IMF »

Source: Collaboration Between Regional Financing Arrangements and the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2017/047

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346535

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial markets, Debt sustainability analysis, International reserves, conditionality, program design, RFA, capacity development, test-run

The Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN) has expanded considerably since 2008, including in the non-traditional elements of the safety net such as Regional Financing Arrangements (RFAs). The resulting multi-layered s...