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Annual Meetings Boards of Governors to gather amid signs of recovery from global economic crisis

Annual Meetings Boards of Governors to gather amid signs of recovery from global economic crisis »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 28/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451927832

Keywords: international capital markets, capital markets, international capital, financial system, capital movements

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Annual Meetings 2000 Governors to gather amid improved outlook, will focus on sustaining growth, fighting poverty

Annual Meetings 2000 Governors to gather amid improved outlook, will focus on sustaining growth, fighting poverty »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 29/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927849

Keywords: international capital markets, international capital, capital markets, international financial system

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2004 : 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: 06 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063280

Keywords: bond, bonds, hedge, pension, hedge funds

Exceptionally low short-term interest rates in the major financial centers contributed to resurgent economic growth and rising corporate earnings and to progress in strengthening corporate balance sheets, th...

Contagion Risk in the International Banking System and Implications for London As a Global Financial Center

Contagion Risk in the International Banking System and Implications for London As a Global Financial Center »

Source: Contagion Risk in the International Banking System and Implications for London As a Global Financial Center

Volume/Issue: 2007/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau , Srobona Mitra , and Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866384

Keywords: co-exceedance, contagion risk, distance-to-default, extreme value theory, LOGIT, foreign banks, financial institutions, stock market, financial system, financial markets

In this paper, we use the extreme value theory (EVT) framework to analyze contagion risk across the international banking system. We test for the likelihood that an extreme shock affecting a major, systemic U.K. ba...

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets »

Source: Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Merritt , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864540

Keywords: Arbitrage pricing theory, risk prices, asset pricing, exchange rate, currency risk, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

Large fundamental imbalances persist in the global economy, with potential exchange rate implications. This paper assesses whether exchange rate risk is priced across G-7 stock markets. Given the multitude of hedgi...

Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective

Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective »

Source: Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2010/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , Ayhan Kose , Christopher Otrok , and Raju Huidrom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209613

Keywords: credit spreads, macroeconomic fluctuations, global recession, recession, recessions, global recessions, financial markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

This paper examines the importance of credit market shocks in driving global business cycles over the period 1988:1-2009:4. We first estimate common components in various macroeconomic and financial variables of th...

French Banks Amid the Global Financial Crisis

French Banks Amid the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: French Banks Amid the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yingbin Xiao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873481

Keywords: French banks, debt guarantee, government support, refinancing, banking, capital adequacy, subordinated debt, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, General Financial Markets,

This paper runs the gamut of qualitative and quantitative analyses to examine the performance of French banks during 2006-2008 and the financial support measures taken by the French government. French banks were no...

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2004
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2004 : 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: 06 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063280.082

ISBN: 9781589063280

Keywords: bond, bonds, hedge, pension, hedge funds

The Global Financial Stability Report (GSFR), published twice a year by the IMF, provides timely analysis of developments in mature and emerging market countries and seeks to identify potential fault lines in the g...

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2006
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, April 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: 04 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451939194.082

ISBN: 9781451939194

Keywords: credit risk, derivative, hedge, credit derivative, risk transfer

This paper examines the influence of credit derivative and structured credit markets on financial stability. Credit derivative and structured credit markets have grown rapidly in size and complexity in recent years...

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : 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: 30 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969511.082

ISBN: 9781451969511

Keywords: pension, retirement, pensions, financial assets, bond

This paper presents an assessment of the shift in market risks to the household sector, which results from changes in the behavior of financial institutions and from pension reform. It focuses on household saving a...