RISK SUMMARY: LATVIA
- Market risk capital rule would actually go easy on banks, S&P finds. Elstein, Aaron // American Banker;12/3/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 230, p29
Reports on the results of a study by Standard and Poor's Corp. examining the potential impact of new reserve requirements for market risks issued by the Federal Reserve Board. Amount Citicorp have to set aside to protect its 1995 trading portfolio; Amount J.P. Morgan and Co. would have had to...
- Rates Up On Overheating Fears. // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Sep2006, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p11
This article reports on the decision of the Bank of Latvia to increase interest rates in July 2006. Some factors that prompted the central bank to make the decision are indicated, including high inflation. The impact of the interest rate hike on bank lending rates is stated. In addition, this...
- The Effect of Changes in the Federal Reserve's Policy Rule on the Stochastic Structure Linking Reserves, Interest Rates, and Money. Kaufman, Herbert M.; Lombra, Raymond E. // Southern Economic Journal;Apr86, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p1080
In an earlier paper, where we examined how regulations and procedures influenced the stability of money supply functions and the effects of money demand on money supply, it was argued that our knowledge of the money supply process, the reliability and predictive power of our models, and the...
- Money supply endogeneity: 'reserve price setting' or 'reserve quantity setting'? Moore, Basil J. // Journal of Post Keynesian Economics;Spring91, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p404
Tests the validity of 'reserve price setting' and 'reserve quantity setting' behavior of the monetary authorities. Control of the monetary authorities on short-term interest rates as an exogenous policy instrument; Role of market forces in the determination of long-term rates; Dependence of...
- Domestic Financial Statistics. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Apr2002, Vol. 88 Issue 4, pA4
Presents charts on financial statistics in the U.S. Tables depicting the federal reserve and money stock; Absorption of reserve funds; Statistics on interest rates.
- Bank of Latvia to cut refinancing rate to 0.25% on Nov 24. Interfax // Russia & CIS Business & Financial Newswire;11/11/2013, p1
RIGA. Nov 11 (Interfax/BNS) - The Bank of Latvia board on Monday decided it would cut the refinancing rate from 1.5% to 0.25% on November 24, Ilmars Rimsevics, the president of the bank, told the press.
- Statistical Supplement to the Federal Reserve BULLETIN. // Statistical Supplement to the Federal Reserve Bulletin;Mar2007, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p1
Several charts are presented that show economic and financial figures in the U.S. as of the second week of March 2007, including reserves and money stock measures, interest rates, and consumer credit.
- Low Interest Rates Could Cause Changes In Reserve Calculations. Bell, Allison // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/24/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 52, p31
Reports on the contention of William Seyboth, president of the CNA Groups Benefits Division, that low corporate bond interest rates could cause insurers to change the rates they use in reserve calculations in the United States. Rate assumptions used by actuaries when computing reserve...
- How Well Do Mexican Banks Manage Their Reserves? Jallath-Coria, Eduardo; Mukhopadhyay, Tridas; Yaron, Amir // Journal of Money, Credit & Banking (Ohio State University Press);Aug2005, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p623
In this paper we investigate how well banks manage their reserves. The optimal policy takes into account expected foregone interest on excess reserves and penalty costs for going below required reserves. Using a unique panel data set on daily clearing house settlements of a cross-section of...