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FINANCIAL STATISTICS

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Definition:
Financial statistics consist of a comprehensive set of stock and flow data on the financial assets and liabilities of all sectors of an economy. The financial statistics are organised and presented in formats designed to show financial flows among the sectors of an economy and corresponding financial asset and liability positions.

Source Publication:
Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual, IMF, Washington DC, 2000, para. 11.

Cross References:
Monetary statistics

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/mfs/manual/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 11, 2001