Kresge Library News: Financial Soundness Indicators

February 19, 2010

Financial Soundness Indicators

Those exploring international markets may be interested in the Financial Soundness Indicators, available from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). FSIs include earnings, profitability, and liquidity of deposit-taking institutions, return on equity in the nonfinancial corporate sector, and household debt to GDP, among many others. Investors can use FSIs to evaluate the health and stability of a country’s financial systems and identify countries that are better for investing in new businesses.


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