22Aug2019
Health Check: Barbados’ Financial Services Sector Roundtable discussion about the 2018 Financial Stability Report featuring officials from the Central Bank of Barbados and the Financial Services Commission and leaders from Barbados’ services sector...
31Jul2019
The 2018 Financial Stability Report An analysis of the soundness of Barbados' financial system in 2018....
14Jun2018
The 2017 Financial Stability Report The Bank and the FSC have collaborated in the preparation of the seventh issue of Barbados’ Financial Stability Report which provides an assessment of the risk exposures of banks, insurance companies, credit unions and other depository financial institutions. This report analyses a range of financial stability indicators for financial institutions, as well as balance sheet and income and expenditure trends. ...
16Mar2017
The 2016 Financial Stability Report Has Been Published The document, published by the Central Bank of Barbados and the Financial Services Commission, examines the stability of the local financial system....
02Mar2016
Breaking Down the Financial Stability Report 2015 - Mortgages An analysis of mortgages in Barbados based on the 2015 Financial Stability Report...
25Feb2016
Breaking Down the Financial Stability Report 2015 - Credit Unions An analysis of local credit unions based on the 2015 Financial Stability Report...
18Feb2016
Breaking Down the Financial Stability Report 2015 - Insurance Companies An analysis of local insurance companies based on the 2015 Financial Stability Report...
10Feb2016
Breaking Down the Financial Stability Report 2015 - Commercial Banks An analysis of local commercial banks based on the 2015 Financial Stability Report...
02Feb2016
Financial Stability Report 2015 CBB and FSC have released an in depth analysis of Barbados' financial system. The report examines the island’s commercial banks, trust and finance companies, credit unions, and insurance companies....
18Aug2015
Barbados' Financial System Showing Signs of Recovery Evidence of a slowly recovering financial system emerged over the twelve months ending March 2015 as the loan portfolios of major deposit-taking institutions (DTIs), expanded by just over one percentage point of GDP. Commercial banks’ recorded 1.4 percent growth in credit, while the credit unions’ expansion was a more substantial 6.7 percent, albeit from a smaller base. DTIs remain well capitalised, with banks in particular possessing capital levels that make them extremely resilient to substantial economic shocks. Credit risk within commercial banks has been contained as net write-offs continued to average less than one percent per year of total loans....
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