Foreign Banks, Foreign Lending and Cross-Border Contagion: Evidence from the BIS Data
AbstractThe article discusses the role of foreign banks and foreign lending in the CEE countries from the financial stability perspective using the data on international banking business. The pattern of foreign banks’ involvement is analyzed and the risk of cross-border contagion explored, focusing on three aspects: maturity of cross-border exposures, concentration of foreign creditors and the existence of common creditor.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies in its series Working Papers IES with number 2007/08.
Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2007
Date of revision: Jan 2007
contagion; banks; financial stability; common creditor;
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- F30 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - General
- F34 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Lending and Debt Problems
- G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
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- NEP-ALL-2007-02-17 (All new papers)
- NEP-BAN-2007-02-17 (Banking)
- NEP-CFN-2007-02-17 (Corporate Finance)
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