Israel : Financial System Stability Assessment

Publication Date: April 02, 2012

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Summary: This paper discusses the Financial System Stability Assessment of Israel. The stability analysis suggests that systemic financial vulnerabilities to severe shocks in line with historical experience are manageable and in aggregate, buffers are at comparatively comfortable levels. The authorities already operate an effective, proactive, and sophisticated system of financial sector oversight, which, however, needs to be developed further in some areas. The authorities have underpinned the functioning of the financial system by enhancing the central bank liquidity framework and introducing a real-time gross settlement system.
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Subject(s): Bank resolution | Bank supervision | Banking sector | Insurance supervision | Liquidity management | Payment systems | Risk management | Securities regulations

Publication Date: April 02, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475502718/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1ISREA2012001 Pages: 56
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