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Adapt or Die: 5 Ways the Financial Industry Is Evolving and How Advisors Must Adapt to Survive

by Robert Sofia

"Enter This Office At Your Own Risk!" Should this sign be hanging over the door to your office?It's never been harder to be an advisor. Fail to follow the latest SEC, FINRA, or Department of Labor guidelines...


Jamaica  : Fifth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release

by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Recent data show a gradual economic recovery, with growth projected to reach just over 1 percent in 2014/15. Inflation has trended down to about 8 percent. The program is on track. Jamaica?s...


Sri Lanka : Selected Issues Paper

by International Monetary Fund. Asia Dept

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The first chapter on monetary policy transmission examines the channels through which innovations to policy variables—policy rate or monetary aggregates—affect such macroeconomic variables...


Belize : Selected Issues Paper

by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


Growth Surprises and Synchronized Slowdowns in Emerging Marketsâ€"â€"An Empirical Investigation

by Ghada Fayad & Roberto Perrelli

Output growth has slowed in several emerging markets since 2011—a remarkable feature for a non-crisis period in EMs. Such synchronized slowdowns were largely unanticipated by scholars and forecasters alike....


Financial Inclusion, Growth and Inequality : A Model Application to Colombia

by Izabela Karpowicz

Financial inclusion has been one of the key pillars of Colombia’s development strategy for a number of years. Financial inclusion policies have aimed at channeling microcredit to poor, spreading formal banking...


News and Monetary Shocks at a High Frequency : A Simple Approach

by Troy Matheson & Emil Stavrev

We develop a simple approach to identify economic news and monetary shocks at a high frequency. The approach is used to examine financial market developments in the United States following the Federal Reserve’s...


Optimal Maturity Structure of Sovereign Debt in Situation of Near Default

by Gabriel Desgranges & Céline Rochon

We study the relationship between default and the maturity structure of the debt portfolio of a Sovereign, under uncertainty. The Sovereign faces a trade-off between a future costly default and a high current...


Switzerland : Technical Note-Systemic Risk and Contagion Analysis

by International Monetary Fund. Department

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


Switzerland: Technical Note-Oversight, Supervision, and Risk Management of Financial Market Infrastructures

by International Monetary Fund. Department

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


Tuvalu: 2014 Article IV Consultation : Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu

by International Monetary Fund. Asia Dept

Tuvalu is one of the smallest and most isolated countries in the world. With a population of some 11,000 people living on 26 square kilometers, Tuvalu is more than 3,000 kilometers away from its nearest major...


Macro-Prudential Policies to Mitigate Financial System Vulnerabilities

by Stijn Claessens & Swati R. Ghosh

Macro-prudential policies aimed at mitigating systemic financial risks have become part of the policy toolkit in many emerging markets and some advanced countries. Their effectiveness and efficacy are not well-known,...


Portfolio Flows, Global Risk Aversion and Asset Prices in Emerging Markets

by Nasha Ananchotikul & Longmei Zhang

In recent years, portfolio flows to emerging markets have become increasingly large and volatile. Using weekly portfolio fund flows data, the paper finds that their short-run dynamics are driven mostly by global...


The Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policies on Bank Soundness

by Frederic Lambert & Kenichi Ueda

Unconventional monetary policy is often assumed to benefit banks. However, we find little supporting evidence. Rather, we find some evidence for heightened medium-term risks. First, in an event study using a...


Do the Type of Sukuk and Choice of Shari'a Scholar Matter?

by Christophe Godlewski & Rima Turk Ariss

Sukuk, the shari’a-compliant alternative mode of financing to conventional bonds, have expanded considerably over the last decade. We analyze the stock market reaction to two key features of this financial...


Islamic Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa : Status and Prospects

by E. Gelbard & Mumtaz Hussain

Islamic finance is a fast growing activity in world markets. This paper provides a survey on Islamic Finance in SSA. Ongoing activities include Islamic banking, sukuk issuances (to finance infrastructure projects),...


Balance Sheet Repair and Corporate Investment in Japan

by Joong Shik Kang

We trace Japanese firms’ behavior over the last decades using aggregate corporate balance sheet data. Financial health of Japanese corporate sector has improved and firms paid back significant amount of debt...


People's Republic of China : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the People's Republ

by International Monetary Fund. Asia Dept

KEY ISSUES Context. After three decades of remarkable growth, the economy has been slowing. Much of the slowdown has been structural, reflecting the natural convergence process and waning dividends from past...


United Kingdom :  2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Kingdom

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES The economy has rebounded strongly and prospects are promising. Headwinds that previously held back the economy—relating notably to credit conditions and confidence—have eased. Nonetheless, sustaining...


Macroprudential Solvency Stress Testing of the Insurance Sector

by Andreas A. Jobst & Nobuyasu Sugimoto

Over the last decade, stress testing has become a central aspect of the Fund’s bilateral and multilateral surveillance work. Recently, more emphasis has also been placed on the role of insurance for financial...