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  • International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
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    The global financial crisis provided Nigerian banks with opportunities to expand within Sub-Saharan Africa. Nigerian banks have active cross-border liquidity flows, which may complicate the operation of monetary policy. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) should enhance further its work in improving cross-border supervision, including home-host coordination and cooperation. The CBN may also consider taking initiative in establishing a regional coordination group similar to the Vienna Initiative. The CBN should improve data collection and granularity on cross-border transactions and funding flows of Nigerian international banks.

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    Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Staff Country Reports with number 13/142.

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    Length: 14
    Date of creation: 28 May 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:imf:imfscr:13/142

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    Keywords: Banking sector; International banking; Liquidity; Bank supervision; Central bank role; Financial Sector Assessment Program; Nigeria; banking; subsidiaries; bank groups; capital adequacy; capital adequacy ratio; banking sector; banking supervision; regional bank; banking activities; consolidated supervision; capital markets; banking operations; european investment bank; national bank; capital needs; macroeconomic stability; banking system; banking crisis; capital flows; deposit insurance; investment bank; crisis prevention; banking supervisor; bank crisis; bank negara malaysia;

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