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  • Assets > Bank capital to assets ratio: Bank capital to assets is the ratio of bank capital and reserves to total assets. Capital and reserves include funds contributed by owners, retained earnings, general and special reserves, provisions, and valuation adjustments. Capital includes tier 1 capital (paid-up shares and common stock), which is a common feature in all countries' banking systems, and total regulatory capital, which includes several specified types of subordinated debt instruments that need not be repaid if the funds are required to maintain minimum capital levels (these comprise tier 2 and tier 3 capital). Total assets include all nonfinancial and financial assets."
  • Assets > Claims on governments and other public entities > Current LCU: Claims on governments and other public entities (IFS line 32an + 32b + 32bx + 32c) usually comprise direct credit for specific purposes such as financing of the government budget deficit or loans to state enterprises, advances against future credit authorisations, and purchases of treasury bills and bonds, net of deposits by the public sector. Public sector deposits with the banking system also include sinking funds for the service of debt and temporary deposits of government revenues. Data are in current local currency."
  • Capital markets > Listed domestic companies > Total: Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. This indicator does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles."
  • Capital markets > Market capitalisation of listed companies > Current US$: Market capitalisation (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Capital markets > S&P Global Equity Indices > Annual % change: S&P Global Equity Indices measure the U.S. dollar price change in the stock markets covered by the S&P/IFCI and S&P/Frontier BMI country indices.
  • Capital markets > Stocks traded > Total value > Current US$: Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period.
  • Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country: The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency. The base year varies by country.
  • Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).
  • Interest rates > Deposit interest rate: Deposit interest rate is the rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits."
  • Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate: Interest rate spread is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits."
  • Interest rates > Lending interest rate: Lending interest rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers.
  • Interest rates > Real interest rate: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator.
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio: Ratio of bank liquid reserves to bank assets is the ratio of domestic currency holdings and deposits with the monetary authorities to claims on other governments, nonfinancial public enterprises, the private sector, and other banking institutions."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). Data are in current local currency."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money growth > Annual %: Average annual growth rate in money and quasi money. Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). The change in the money supply is measured as the difference in end-of-year totals relative to the level of M2 in the preceding year."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assets > Bank capital to assets ratio 6.1% 2008 69th out of 84
Assets > Claims on governments and other public entities > Current LCU 3.25 trillion 2009 4th out of 42
Capital markets > Listed domestic companies > Total 1,700 2009 11th out of 97
Capital markets > Market capitalisation of listed companies > Current US$ $5.01 trillion 2009 3rd out of 91
Capital markets > S&P Global Equity Indices > Annual % change 66.26% 2009 13th out of 59
Capital markets > Stocks traded > Total value > Current US$ $8.96 trillion 2009 3rd out of 91
Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country 140.02 2009 114th out of 162
Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average $6.83 2009 62nd out of 123
Interest rates > Deposit interest rate 2.25% 2008 110th out of 123
Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate 3.06% 2008 88th out of 103
Interest rates > Lending interest rate 5.31% 2009 103th out of 114
Interest rates > Real interest rate 4.19% 2009 77th out of 102
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio 21.37% 2009 14th out of 58
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU 61.02 trillion 2009 3rd out of 42
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money growth > Annual % 28.42% 2009 3rd out of 42

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Global Financial Stability Report.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.; Standard & Poor's, Emerging Stock Markets Factbook and supplemental S&P data.; Standard & Poor's, Global Stock Markets Factbook and supplemental S&P data.; World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator.

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