Italy : Financial System Stability Assessment, including reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, Insurance, Securities Regulation, Securities Settlement and Payment Systems, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

March 14, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper discusses key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment for Italy. The assessment reveals that Italy’s financial system is sound, and no major vulnerabilities that could cause systemic risks are identified. The deep restructuring of the banking sector in the 1990s has helped improve the efficiency and competition of the Italian banking industry. Most standard performance indicators are now broadly in line with those of other large European countries. Competition in the Italian banking sector has not yet been fully reflected in the pricing and quality of core services.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/112

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 14, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451819984/1934-7685

Stock No:

1ITAEA2006011

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

111

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