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Lebanon

Lebanon Financial sector Stats

Definitions

  • 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 > Market capitalisation of listed companies > Current US$: Market capitalisation (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Capital markets > Stocks traded > Total value > Current US$: Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period.
  • Capital markets > Stocks traded > Turnover ratio: Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalisation for the period. Average market capitalisation is calculated as the average of the end-of-period values for the current period and the previous 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.
  • 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 > Current LCU: Money is the sum of currency outside banks and demand deposits other than those of central government. This series, frequently referred to as M1 is a narrower definition of money than M2. Data are in current local currency."
  • 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 > M2 as % of GDP: 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)."
  • 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 7.8% 2008 55th out of 84
Assets > Claims on governments and other public entities > Current LCU 47.45 trillion 2009 1st out of 42
Capital markets > Market capitalisation of listed companies > Current US$ $12.89 billion 2009 58th out of 91
Capital markets > Stocks traded > Total value > Current US$ $1.04 billion 2009 58th out of 91
Capital markets > Stocks traded > Turnover ratio 9.25% 2009 58th out of 89
Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country 132.35 2009 124th out of 162
Interest rates > Deposit interest rate 7.7% 2008 33th out of 123
Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate 2.26% 2008 96th out of 103
Interest rates > Lending interest rate 9.57% 2009 78th out of 114
Interest rates > Real interest rate 2.59% 2009 86th out of 102
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio 46.15% 2009 4th out of 58
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money > Current LCU 4.84 trillion 2009 3rd out of 41
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU 123.72 trillion 2009 2nd out of 42
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 as % of GDP 218.68% 2009 1st out of 36
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money growth > Annual % 19.62% 2009 9th 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.; World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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Lebanon Economy > Financial sector Profiles (Subcategories)

Assets 9 Interest rates 5
Capital markets 8 Monetary holdings 8
Exchange rates and prices 4

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