Canada: Financial Sector Stability Assessment

Publication Date: February 03, 2014
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Summary: This report discusses key findings of the Financial Sector Stability Assessment on Canada. Canada’s financial system successfully navigated the global financial crisis, and stress tests suggest that major financial institutions would continue to be resilient to credit, liquidity, and contagion risks arising from a severe stress scenario. Elevated housing prices and high household debt remain an area of concern, though targeted prudential and macroprudential measures are proving to be effective. The regulatory and supervisory framework is strong, and is complemented by a credible federal system of safety nets.
Series: Country Report No. 14/29
Subject(s): Financial system stability assessment | Banking sector | Insurance | Stress testing | Bank supervision | Insurance supervision | Securities regulations | Housing | Financial safety nets | Canada

Publication Date: February 03, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781616358006/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1CANEA2014003 Pages: 61
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