Regional Financial Integration Documents

18.12.2017 | World Bank Group | The World Bank

Global Financial Development Report is a key component in the ongoing debate over the role of international banking in supporting economic development and promoting shared prosperity. This report, the fourth in its series, comes at a critical time...

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...

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...

31.10.2016 | Bank of Tanzania | Bank of Tanzania

The report reviews performance of the banking sector and other supervised institutions and a brief account of credit reference operations for the year ended 31st December 2015. Further, the report highlights reforms to the regulatory framework and...

30.11.2015 | National Bank of Rwanda | National Bank of Rwanda

Fostering Financial Stability is a mandate of the National Bank of Rwanda. The bank achieves this objective through regularly monitoring performance of the financial system (i.e the banking system, insurance sector, the pension, the micro-finance...

31.10.2015 | Bank of Tanzania | Bank of Tanzania

Banking Supervision Annual Report is one of the Bank of Tanzania’s annual publications. The report reviews performance of the banking sector and other supervised institutions for the year ended 31st December 2014. The main objective of the report is...

28.09.2015 | EIB | EIB

This study follows up on EIB's 2013 study on “Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities”, with the aim of providing an update on the latest developments and trends in the banking sectors of sub-Saharan Africa. This year’s study...

31.03.2015 | R. Gottschalk | ODI

Regulators from Africa share the view that financial systems in the region are improving. But loan spreads are still extremely high, despite increased competition, the latter enhanced with the presence of foreign banks. Lending still largely...

09.02.2015 | IMF | IMF

This staff report is based on an analysis of publicly available information; discussions with regulators, supervisors and market participants in the countries visited; and feedback from the authorities during a high level seminar at IMF headquarters...

14.09.2014 | S. Avdjiev, E. Takáts | Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Cross-border bank lending to emerging markets slowed sharply during the taper tantrum. The abruptness of this slowdown varied considerably across both lenders and borrowers. The authors use newly available data to explain the drivers of this...

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