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careful and sensible about money careful and exercising good judgment, especially in financial matters

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    Apart from increased transparency and investor due diligence, more stringent regulatory capital requirements, and ongoing stress-testing of banks, some regulatory voices have recently been much more centered around product control, model risk, and prudent valuation.
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  • Brunei

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    adopted a prudent fiscal strategy to save oil revenues for future generations, mainly through the General Reserve Fund managed by the Brunei Investment Agency (BIA).

  • Tunisia

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    Governmental control of economic affairs, while still significant, has gradually lessened over the past decade, with increasing privatization, simplification of the tax structure, and a prudent approach to debt. Progressive social policies have also helped to raise living conditions in Tunisia

  • Cook Islands

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    have rekindled investment and growth. In the 2008–2009 Budget, Finance Minister, Sir Terepai Maoate, said that the country’s Standard and Poor’s rating had improved from BB− to BB, with a positive outlook over the year as a result of prudent fiscal management. The government’s goal is to provide a


Definitions of ’prudent’ and meaning of ’prudent’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’prudent’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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