Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Stress Testing and Financial Stability Analysis

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publication Date:

January 24, 2020

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The financial system’s performance has been strong. The banking sector has enjoyed solid profitability and sizeable capital buffers. The insurance sector has remained financially sound even in the low interest rate environment. Other nonbank sectors have grown considerably, with pension funds and mutual funds dominating the institutional and retail asset management landscape. Major banks, life insurers and pension funds have expanded their footprints abroad. Canada has strong financial linkages with the United States.

Series:

Country Report No. 20/16

English

Publication Date:

January 24, 2020

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513527116/1934-7685

Stock No:

1CANEA2020001

Format:

Paper

Pages:

166

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