Trinidad and Tobago Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics, Banking Supervision, and Payment Systems

This paper discusses Trinidad and Tobago’s (TTO) Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision, and Payment Systems. TTO’s financial system is relatively large and structurally complex, demonstrating both sophistication and o...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2006
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:This paper discusses Trinidad and Tobago’s (TTO) Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision, and Payment Systems. TTO’s financial system is relatively large and structurally complex, demonstrating both sophistication and oligopolistic concentration. Although it does not appear to be vulnerable to immediate-term macroeconomic shocks, its risk profile has evolved. Stress tests and the assessment of compliance with Basel Core Principles indicate that the banking system is well capitalized and profitable, but is vulnerable to the potential macroeconomic impact of a sharp fall in energy prices
Physical Description:50 pages
ISBN:9781451837643