Abbreviations

 
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AAOIFI
Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions

BCBS
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

BCLP
Bank Loan Classification and Provisioning Practices in Selected Developed and Emerging Countries (Laurin and Majnoni, 2003)

BCPs
Basel Core Principles

BIS
Bank for International Settlements

BPM5
Balance of Payments Manual, fifth edition (IMF, 1993)

CAMELS
Capital adequacy, asset quality, management soundness, earnings and profitability, liquidity, and sensitivity to market risk

CFC
Consumption of fixed capital

CPLG
Basel Core Principles Liaison Group

DQAF
Data Quality Assessment Framework (IMF)

EBIT
Earnings before interest and tax

ECB
European Central Bank

ERGD
Expected recovery given default (BCBS)

EWS
Early warning system

FC
Funds contributed by owners

FSAP
Financial Sector Assessment Program

FSF
Financial Stability Forum

FSI
Financial Soundness Indicator

FSIM
Financial services indirectly measured

G-10
Group of Ten

GDDS
General Data Dissemination System

GDP
Gross domestic product

GFSM
Government Finance Statistics Manual (IMF, 2001a)

GNF
Global note facility

HHR
Hui-Heubel Ratio

IAS
International accounting standard

IASB
International Accounting Standards Board

IBS
International banking statistics (BIS)

IFI
Islamic financial institution

IFRS
International Financial Reporting Standard (IASB)

IFSB
Islamic Financial Services Board

IIF
Institute for International Finance

IMF
International Monetary Fund

IRB
Internal Ratings Based (BCBS)

ISIC
International Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities

LGD
Losses given default

LoCs
Letters of credit

MFSM
Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual (IMF, 2000a)

NIF
Note issuance facility

NPISHs
Nonprofit institutions serving households

NPLs
Nonperforming loans

ODC
Other depository corporation

OFC
Other financial corporation

OTC
Over-the-counter

PD
Probabilities of default

PLS
Profit and loss sharing

RAROC
Risk-adjusted return on capital

Repo
Repurchase agreement

ROA
Return on assets

ROE
Return on equity

RTGS
Real Time Gross Settlement

RUF
Revolving underwriting facility

SDDS
Special Data Dissemination Standard (IMF)

SDRs
Special drawing rights

SIC
Standard Industrial Classification

SIR
Spread between the highest and lowest interbank rate

SLDR
Spread between reference lending and deposit rates 1993 SNA System of National...

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