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Managing Risks in Financial Market Development

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Source: Managing Risks in Financial Market Development : The Role of Sequencing

Volume/Issue: 2003/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451853957

Keywords: sequencing, bond, money market, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services,

This paper proposes an integrated and risk-based approach to the sequencing and coordination of reforms to develop domestic financial markets. The paper argues that there is a hierarchy of financial markets that re...

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

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Source: Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

Volume/Issue: 2007/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866490

Keywords: pension, bonds, pension funds, pension fund, pension reform, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

India's planned pension reform will set up a proper regulatory framework for the pension industry and open up the sector to private fund managers. Drawing on international experiences, the paper highlights pre-cond...

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications »

Source: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2011/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462313303

Keywords: global financial crisis, lending rate fundamentals, capital markets, international capital, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis affected microfinance institutions (MFIs) as lending growth was constrained by scarcer borrowing opportunities, while the economic slowdown negatively impacted asset quality and profitab...

Should Banks Be Narrowed?

Should Banks Be Narrowed? »

Source: Should Banks Be Narrowed?

Volume/Issue: 2001/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Biaggio Bossone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857672

Keywords: narrow banking, nonbanks, banking, deposit insurance, bank deposits, financial stability, General Financial Markets, Financial Institutions And Services,

Over the past seventy years, the proposal to narrow the scope of banks has occurred more and more frequently in financial debates and research. Narrow banking would prevent deposit-issuing banks from lending to the...

Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Primary Dealers in Government Securities »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities : Policy Issues and Selected Countries Experience

Volume/Issue: 2003/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Iden , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846492

Keywords: Primary dealers, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations, Financial Institutions and Services,

In many countries, authorities have designated a group of financial firms as the principal intermediaries in the government securities market-referred to as "primary dealers" or a "primary dealer system." This pape...

Demutualization of Securities Exchanges

Demutualization of Securities Exchanges »

Source: Demutualization of Securities Exchanges : A Regulatory Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2002/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jennifer Elliott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854183

Keywords: securities regulation, regulation, stock exchange, capital markets, standards, securities exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law,

Demutualization is a term used to describe the transition of a securities exchange from a mutual association of exchange members operating on a not-for-profit basis to a limited liability, for-profit company accoun...

Barriers to Household Risk Management

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Source: Barriers to Household Risk Management : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2012/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Townsend , Shawn Cole , Jeremy Tobacman , Xavier Gine , James Vickery , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505443

Keywords: Household Finance, Trust, Liquidity Constraints, insurance contracts, insurance policies, risk aversion, basis risk, Field Experiments, Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and non-price factors i...

Bank Ownership and the Effects of Financial Liberalization

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Source: Bank Ownership and the Effects of Financial Liberalization : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2011/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta , Kalpana Kochhar , and Sanjaya Panth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455218929

Keywords: banking reforms, financial liberalization, bank ownership, government securities, banking, investment in government securities, banking sector, state bank, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Do financial sector reforms necessarily result in expansion of credit to the private sector? How does bank ownership affect the availability of credit to the private sector? Empirical evidence is somewhat mixed on...

Interest Rate Volatility and Risk in Indian Banking

Interest Rate Volatility and Risk in Indian Banking »

Source: Interest Rate Volatility and Risk in Indian Banking

Volume/Issue: 2004/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451843569

Keywords: Interest volatility, risk, Indian banks, interest rate risk, cash flows, equity capital, bonds, banking, Financial Institutions and Services, General Financial Markets,

The easing of controls on interest rates has led to higher interest rate volatility in India. Hence, there is a need to measure and monitor the interest rate exposure of Indian banks. Using publicly available infor...

Overview of the Indian Corporate Sector: 1989-2002

Overview of the Indian Corporate Sector: 1989-2002 »

Source: Overview of the Indian Corporate Sector : 1989-2002

Volume/Issue: 2004/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451848595

Keywords: Indian corporate sector, Indian financial sector, corporate sector, foreign currency, investors, interest payments, foreign companies, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Corporate Finance and Governance: General, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper uses firm-level data to examine the performance of India's nonfinancial corporate sector since 1989 and evaluate its financial vulnerabilities. While promising trends in liquidity, profitability, and lev...