The exposure of international bank loans to third-country risk: an empirical analysis of overdue claims

Dahl, Drew; Logan, Andrew
February 2005
Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin;Spring2005, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p48
Academic Journal
Investigates whether the credit quality of Great Britain-owned banks' international lending is sensitive to conditions in borrower countries' largest trading partners. Examination of the credit quality of the largest Great-Britain-owned banks' international loans to 17 countries between 1991 and 2000; Transmission of a country's economic conditions to another country whose borrowers have obtained credit from international banks; Potential of the repayment performance in the country of the borrower to improve as exports to a linked country increase.


Related Articles

  • SPECIALIZED AGENCIES: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.  // International Organization;Winter61, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p190 

    This article presents a summary of United Nations specialized agency, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. On September 9, 1960, the Bank announced its first loan to Israel to help build and equip a new sheltered deep-water port at Ashdod, on the Mediterranean Sea. On October...

  • Demand grows here for international banking services. Proffitt, Emily // Journal of Business (10756124);11/8/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 23, pB3 

    The article reports on the increased number of banks in Spokane, Washington that are offering international services. According to the author, Sterling Savings Bank and Washington Trust Bank have started offering international banking services to customers. The author states that the increase...

  • Derivative activities and the risk of international banks: A market index and VaR approach Reichert, Alan; Shyu, Yih-Wen // International Review of Financial Analysis;2003, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p489 

    The results of a comparison of international banks using a three-factor multi-index model and a modified value-at-risk (VaR) analysis indicate that the use of options increases the interest rate beta for all banks, while both interest rate and currency swaps generally reduce risk. The results...

  • Hey, wanna loan?  // Banking;Jun73, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p36 

    Discusses the deterioration of international credit standards. Case analysis of the reduction of the interest rates of borrowings by Japanese banks and Mexican government as of June 1973; Extension of credit terms; Questions which banks should consider in their entry in the international credit...

  • THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.  // Congressional Digest;Feb61, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p42 

    Focuses on loans made available by several international organizations for technical programs conducted in Latin America as of February 1961. Purpose for which loans for Latin American nations was sanctioned by International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Details of three important...

  • Navigating a new financial landscape. Nagle, Will; Sahasra, Nam // Banker Middle East;Oct2014, Issue 166, p50 

    The article describe the development of the new financial landscape, and the opportunities available for Middle Eastern companies in the alternative finance. It is argued that global banks are now more secure after financial crisis. It is stated that the current balance sheet security blanket...

  • INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES: II. SPECIALIZED AGENCIES: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.  // International Organization;Aug51, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p593 

    This article discusses the activities of the United Nations specialized agency, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. On April 30, 1951, the International Bank released its financial statements showing its net income for the nine months ending March 31, 1951. In January, the...

  • INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT.  // International Organization;Aug54, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p385 

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development reported a net income of fifteen million dollars as compared to almost thirteen million dollars for the corresponding period of 1953. With the addition of this income, the institution raises its Supplemental Reserve Against Losses on...

  • Global banking and national regulation: A conference summary. Haines, Cabray L.; Ho, Calvin T. // Chicago Fed Letter;Mar2007, Issue 236, p1 

    This article summarizes the issues related to global banking, national regulation and ways to improve the current system as explored by participants at the International Banking Conference organized and hosted by this periodical. It explains that despite the rapid expansion of banking across...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics