Banking Documents

09.02.2017 | National Bank of Rwanda | National Bank of Rwanda

Fostering financial stability is one of the main mandates of the National Bank of Rwanda. The bank achieves this objective through regularly monitoring performance of the financial systems (i.e. banking system, insurance sector, the pension, the...

09.01.2017 | A. Demirgüç-Kunt, B.L. Horváth, H. Huizinga | The World Bank

This paper uses loan-level data from 124 countries over 1995–2015 to examine the transmission of monetary policy through the cross-border syndicated loan market. The results show that the expansion of monetary policy increases cross-border credit...

31.12.2016 | Financial Inclusion Secretariat-CBN | Central Bank of Nigeria

The 2015 Annual Report on the National Financial Inclusion Strategy provides an update on the progress made towards achieving the targets set in the Strategy. It briefly describes global financial inclusion developments and reviews key components of...

15.12.2016 | EIB | EIB

This study follows-up on European Investment Bank's (EIB) 2015 study on “Recent Trends in Banking in sub-Saharan Africa - From Financing to Investment”. Against the background of a rapidly evolving context for the Sub-Saharan Africa banking...

25.11.2016 | FSD Africa | FSD Africa

This particular case study looks at the role FSD Kenya has played in the design and uptake of M-Shwari, a combined savings and loans product launched through a collaboration between the Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) and Safaricom. It considers the...

30.09.2016 | J. Zollman, J. Abrams, S. Meka et al. | FSD Africa

In this report, the authors look at the experience of cusp group borrowers and the lenders who serve them in three distinctive markets—South Africa, Ghana, and Kenya—to better understand what healthy credit market development would mean for this...

30.09.2016 | Basel Committee on Banking Supervision | BIS

As stated in the foreword to the 2012 Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (“Core Principles”) of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“Committee”), “effective banking supervisory practices are not static. They evolve over time...

30.09.2016 | Central Bank of Nigeria | Central Bank of Nigeria

The June 2016 Financial Stability Report reviews developments in the global and domestic economies. In the first half of 2016, the continued slowdown in the domestic economy, coupled with sluggish recovery in the global economy, portended increased...

08.09.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

his report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

31.08.2016 | L.F. Brune, X. Giné, J.A. Goldberg | The World Bank

Financial products and transfer schemes are often designed to help individuals improve welfare by following through on intertemporal plans. This paper implements an artefactual field experiment in Malawi to test the ability of households to manage a...

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