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Shock Transmission Through International Banks: Canada

James Chapman () and Evren Damar

Technical Reports from Bank of Canada

Abstract: In this paper, we investigate how liquidity conditions in Canada may affect domestic and/or foreign lending of globally active banks and whether this transmission is influenced by individual bank characteristics. We find that Canadian banks expanded their foreign lending during the recent financial crisis, often through acquisitions of foreign banks. We also find evidence that internal capital markets play a role in the lending activities of globally active Canadian banks during times of heightened liquidity risk.

Keywords: Financial institutions; Financial stability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E44 F36 G21 G32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 30 pages
Date: 2015
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-ban, nep-ifn, nep-mac, nep-opm and nep-rmg
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