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Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN »

Volume/Issue: 2020/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoriia Alekhina , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549194.001

ISBN: 9781513549194

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Inclusive growth, Financial crises, Inequality, Income distribution, Equity, WP, per_capita growth

Over the past decades ASEAN countries have experienced rapid economic growth accompanied by a dramatic fall in poverty rates, but income inequality has not retreated. This research aims at identifying factors which...

Myanmar
			: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar

Myanmar : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar »

Volume/Issue: 192020/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513548937.002

ISBN: 9781513548937

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Credit, External sector, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Central banks, Flexible exchange rates, ISCR, CR, DSSI

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to hit hard Myanmar's economy via weaker exports, tourism, remittances and domestic demand. The economic and social costs of a widespread outbreak could be large, against the backd...

The Impact of Monetary Policy Communication in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Indonesia

The Impact of Monetary Policy Communication in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Indonesia »

Volume/Issue: 2020/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Agnes Isnawangsih , Md. Shah Naoaj , and Ting Yan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545646.001

ISBN: 9781513545646

Keywords: Central bank policy, Monetary policy instruments, Open market operations, Central bank independence, Reserve requirements, Monetary policy, central bank communication, central bank predictability., WP, policy report

Since the adoption of the inflation targeting framework by Bank Indonesia (BI), monetary policy communication has played an increasingly important role in BI's policy toolkit. This paper assesses BI's monetary poli...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Technical Assistance Report-Risk-Based Banking Supervision

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Technical Assistance Report-Risk-Based Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 192020/206

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513548012.002

ISBN: 9781513548012

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial systems, Banking systems, Banking law, Commercial banks, ISCR, CR, mission team, RAS, RBS

The Banking Supervision Department (BSD) of the BoL is implementing risk-based supervision (RBS) methods. BoL staff are showing favorable results in understanding and applying RBS, recognizing that they are still i...

Myanmar
			: Technical Assistance Report-Banking Supervision and Regulation

Myanmar : Technical Assistance Report-Banking Supervision and Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 192020/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546292.002

ISBN: 9781513546292

Keywords: Bank liquidity, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Related party lending, Banking systems, ISCR, CR, risk-based, offsite, CBM

At the request of the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM), the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department, visited Yangon for a series of missions in 2018 and early 2019 on banking supervision. The objectives of the w...

Synergies Between Monetary and Macroprudential Policies in Thailand

Synergies Between Monetary and Macroprudential Policies in Thailand »

Volume/Issue: 2020/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ichiro Fukunaga , and Manrique Saenz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537023.001

ISBN: 9781513537023

Keywords: Interest rate policy, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Monetary authorities, Negative interest rates, Monetary policy, Macroprudential policies, Lean-against-the-wind monetary policy rule, Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model, Thailand, WP

A dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model tailored to the Thai economy is used to explore the performance of alternative monetary and macroprudential policy rules when faced with shocks that directly im...

When Banks Punch Back: Macrofinancial Feedback Loops in Stress Tests

When Banks Punch Back: Macrofinancial Feedback Loops in Stress Tests »

Volume/Issue: 2020/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Catalan , and Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513534916.001

ISBN: 9781513534916

Keywords: Financial crises, Bank credit, Interest rates on loans, Market interest rates, Interest rate differential, Stress tests, macroeconomic shocks, banking sector, modeling, WP

In the presence of adverse macroeconomic shocks, simultaneous capital losses in multiple banks can prompt them to contract their balance sheets. These bank responses generate externalities that propagate in the for...

Myanmar
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar

Myanmar : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar »

Volume/Issue: 2020/88

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513538419.002

ISBN: 9781513538419

Keywords: Balance of payments, Economic indicators, Central banks, Financial institutions, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, CBM, percent of GDP, PPPs

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Myanmar's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic and resulted in unprecedented strains in globa...

Malaysia
			: 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malaysia

Malaysia : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malaysia »

Volume/Issue: 2020/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513531946.002

ISBN: 9781513531946

Keywords: International investment position, Real sector, Balance of payments, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, percent, tax refund

This 2020 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Malaysian economy is stable despite domestic and external challenges. The authorities are making progress on their reform agenda including governance reforms an...

Malaysia
			: Selected Issues

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513531960.002

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...