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II. Global Financial Markets: Moving Up the Learning Curve

II. Global Financial Markets: Moving Up the Learning Curve »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

During the last ten years, global financial markets and intermediaries have faced several costly and contagious financial crises. There have been abrupt declines in asset prices (for example, gl...

Guinea
			: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Guinea : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2002/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815733.002

ISBN: 9781451815733

Keywords: central bank, banking, debt relief, foreign exchange, debt service

This paper examines Guinea-Bissau's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Progress was made on the structural front, but the public enterprise restructuring an...

Republic of Armenia
			: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility -Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Armenia

Republic of Armenia : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility -Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Armenia »

Volume/Issue: 2008/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801682.002

ISBN: 9781451801682

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, international reserves, external debt

Macroeconomic performance of Armenia in 2007 has been strong, with double-digit growth and single-digit inflation for the sixth consecutive year. Fiscal policy in 2007 remains prudent, with the central government d...

The International Financial Crisis and Global Recession
			: Impact on the CEMAC Region and Policy Considerations

The International Financial Crisis and Global Recession : Impact on the CEMAC Region and Policy Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2009/20

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Dimitre Milkov , Rafael Portillo , Plamen Iossifov , and John Wakeman-Linn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455255252.004

ISBN: 9781455255252

Keywords: Emerging markets, Global financial crisis, policy response, cost containment, CEMAC, fiscal policy, fiscal sustainability, monetary policy, foreign exchange, exchange rate

The financial sector of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) has been seriously affected by the global financial crisis and resulting global recession. This note assesses the response of CEMA...

Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances
			: a View on The Eve of the Financial Crisis

Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances : a View on The Eve of the Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2010/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , Natalia Tamirisa , and Francesco Strobbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209576.001

ISBN: 9781455209576

Keywords: International financial integration, claims, fdi, portfolio investment, foreign exchange reserves,

We present a novel and comprehensive dataset of bilateral gross and net external positions in various financial instruments for the main advanced and emerging economies and regions, designed to improve our understa...

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...

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures »

Volume/Issue: 2009/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874105.001

ISBN: 9781451874105

Keywords: Financial Markets, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, exchange rate, current account, foreign exchange, central bank, external debt

This paper draws on a unique data set on the nontraditional systemic liquidity easing measures recently undertaken by many emerging market economies. It offers an empirical analysis of the key determinants affectin...

Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates

Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates »

Volume/Issue: 2005/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Philip Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860221.001

ISBN: 9781451860221

Keywords: Financial integration, external assets and liabilities, foreign assets, foreign asset, net foreign asset, net foreign assets, exchange rates, Financial intergration,

The founders of the Bretton Woods System 60 years ago were primarily concerned with orderly exchange rate adjustment in a world economy that was characterized by widespread restrictions on international capital mob...

Financing Uganda'S Poverty Reduction Strategy
			: Is Aid Causing More Pain Than Gain?

Financing Uganda'S Poverty Reduction Strategy : Is Aid Causing More Pain Than Gain? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858457.001

ISBN: 9781451858457

Keywords: and poverty, reer, exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, real effective exchange rate, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Uganda's market-friendly development strategy and poverty reduction agenda have attracted large financial inflows, including aid. During 2000-02, concerns about a possible aid-induced Dutch disease were heightened...

From Lombard Street to Avenida Paulista
			: Foreign Exchange Liquidity Easing in Brazil in Response to the Global Shock of 2008-09

From Lombard Street to Avenida Paulista : Foreign Exchange Liquidity Easing in Brazil in Response to the Global Shock of 2008-09 »

Volume/Issue: 2009/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Stone , W. Christopher Walker , and Yosuke Yasui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874051.001

ISBN: 9781451874051

Keywords: exchange rate intervention, swaps, implied volatility, foreign exchange, foreign exchange liquidity, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, spot exchange rate,

The provision of foreign exchange liquidity by emerging market central banks during the global shock of 2008-09 departs from the domestic liquidity lender of last resort role described by Bagehot in his classic "Lo...