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Global Financial Stability Report, April 2013
			: Old Risks, New Challenges

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2013 : Old Risks, New Challenges »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589580.082

ISBN: 9781475589580

Keywords: bond, bonds, financial stability, banking, financial institutions

The Global Financial Stability Report examines current risks facing the global financial system and policy actions that may mitigate these. It analyzes the key challenges facing financial and nonfinancial firms as...

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2012
			: Summary version

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2012 : Summary version »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353902.082

ISBN: 9781616353902

Keywords: bond, banking, bonds, financial stability, credit

The October 2012 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) finds increased risks to the global financial system, with the euro area crisis the principal source of concern, and urges policymakers to act now to restor...

Globalization: Technology Widening Rich-Poor Gap

Globalization: Technology Widening Rich-Poor Gap »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 36/13

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451938609

Keywords: low-income countries, global economy, emerging economies, capital flows, emerging markets

Calls for stronger IMF, World Growth Outlook, Strauss-Kahn Takes Over as New IMF Head, IMFC Communique, Globalization, Global Business Cycle, Capital Flows, Annual Meetings Seminars, Asian Economic Outlook, African...

I Global Economic Prospects and Policies

I Global Economic Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

World economic growth has continued, on average, at a satisfactory pace, supported in particular by buoyant growth in many emerging market countries. However, growth slowed more markedly than expected during...

São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

São Tomé and Príncipe : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2000/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834994.002

ISBN: 9781451834994

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, article, external debt, Sao Tome and Principe,

In the fiscal area, the primary budget balance of São Tomé and Príncipe has turned around from a deficit of 2.2 percent of GDP in 1997 to a surplus of 0.7 percent of GDP in 1998 (Dobra 1.9 billion). The primary sur...

A New Financial System for Poverty Reduction and Growth

A New Financial System for Poverty Reduction and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2002/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Biaggio Bossone , and Abdourahmane Sarr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858969.001

ISBN: 9781451858969

Keywords: Finance, Growth, Inside Money, banking, payments, seigniorage, narrow banking, Deposit Creating Institution, Saving, And Investment,

Our proposal draws on the premise that the availability of stable demand deposits for bank lending, in the process of which inside money is created, does not require any act of intentional saving. The mechanism all...

Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts

Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts »

Volume/Issue: 2009/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Yongsung Chang , and Sun-Bin Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874211.001

ISBN: 9781451874211

Keywords: Distribution of Current Account, Incomplete Markets, Frictions, current accounts, current account imbalances, current account balances, current account deficit,

We undertake a quantitative analysis of the dispersion of current accounts in an open economy version of incomplete insurance model, incorporating important market frictions in trade and financial flows. Calibrated...

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2013/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tümer Kapan , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315842.001

ISBN: 9781484315842

Keywords: bank lending channel, wholesale funding, net stable funding ratio, Basel III, bank capital, banking, return on assets, liquid asset, bank balance sheet, Government Policy and Regulation,

We examine the role of bank balance sheet strength in the transmission of financial sector shocks to the real economy. Using data from the syndicated loan market, we exploit variation in banks’ reliance on w...

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864540.001

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 »

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209613.001

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...