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1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

Against the backdrop of lackluster global growth in 2016, the world economy is seeing underlying shifts in its economic and policy landscape. Since last October, the outlook for advanced economi...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net— Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net— Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform

Volume/Issue: 2017/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346139

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Forward commitment capacity, Financial crises, Repurchase obligations, International capital market volatility, PP, FCL, SLS, PLL, access level

protracted global uncertainty combined with frequent episodes of capital flow volatility have intensified demand for liquidity support. In response to calls from the IMFC and the G20, the Fund has identified gaps i...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net— Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform—Illustrative Decisions

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net— Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform—Illustrative Decisions »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform

Volume/Issue: 2017/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346139

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Forward commitment capacity, Financial crises, Repurchase obligations, International capital market volatility, PP, FCL, SLS, PLL, access level

protracted global uncertainty combined with frequent episodes of capital flow volatility have intensified demand for liquidity support. In response to calls from the IMFC and the G20, the Fund has identified gaps i...

Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems

Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems »

Source: Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems

Volume/Issue: 2010/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455200665

Keywords: Too-connected-to-fail, banking system, network analysis, banking, capital losses, banking systems, capital loss, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, General Financial Markets,

The 2008/9 financial crisis highlighted the importance of evaluating vulnerabilities owing to interconnectedness, or Too-Connected-to-Fail risk, among financial institutions for country monitoring, financial survei...

BIS Quarterly Review: Signs of global economic slowdown cast shadow over international markets

BIS Quarterly Review: Signs of global economic slowdown cast shadow over international markets »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 06

Volume/Issue: 30/6

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451934304

Keywords: capital markets, capital market, international capital markets, international capital

On March 1, IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler announced the establishment of the International Capital Markets Department in the IMF. Below are edited excerpts from a March 2 press briefing by Kõhler and First Dep...

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks? »

Source: Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2015/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Gustavo Adler , and Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513585840

Keywords: exchange rate, gross capital flows, exchange, market, General,

Many emerging market economies have relied on foreign exchange intervention (FXI) in response to gross capital inflows. In this paper, we study whether FXI has been an effective tool to dampen the effects of these...

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

Changes in the Global Investor Base and the Stability of Portfolio Flows to Emerging Markets1

Changes in the Global Investor Base and the Stability of Portfolio Flows to Emerging Markets1 »

Source: Changes in the Global Investor Base and the Stability of Portfolio Flows to Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2015/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Brandao-Marques , R. Gelos , Hibiki Ichiue , and Hiroko Oura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513555560

Keywords: Capital flows, emerging markets, mutual funds, flows, portfolio, bond, equity, portfolio flows, All Countries,

An analysis of mutual-fund-level flow data into EM bond and equity markets confirms that different types of funds behave differently. Bond funds are more sensitive to global factors and engage more in return chasin...

CHAPTER I ASSESSING GLOBAL FINANCIAL RISKS

CHAPTER I ASSESSING GLOBAL FINANCIAL RISKS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2007 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589066373

Keywords: Access to capital markets, Global Financial Stability Report, hedge funds, hedge, financial stability, bond, banking

Developments since the September 2006 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) have been broadly in line with the baseline scenario of solid economic growth, while near-term economic risks have eased. Howeve...

Chapter I: Assessing Global Financial Risks

Chapter I: Assessing Global Financial Risks »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2006 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

ISBN: 9781589065826

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, capital inflows, stock market, financial markets

The global economy and international financial markets have been performing strongly in recent years, thanks in large part to low interest rates in mature markets. As a result, corporations and financial ins...