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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...

Solving for Country Portfolios in Open Economy Macro Models

Solving for Country Portfolios in Open Economy Macro Models »

Source: Solving for Country Portfolios in Open Economy Macro Models

Volume/Issue: 2007/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Devereux , and Alan Sutherland

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868470

Keywords: Country portfolios, solution methods, equations, equation, equilibrium solution, covariance,

This paper presents a general approximation method for characterizing time-varying equilibrium portfolios in a two-country dynamic general equilibrium model. the method can be easily adapted to most dynamic general...

Country Portfolio Dynamics

Country Portfolio Dynamics »

Source: Country Portfolio Dynamics

Volume/Issue: 2007/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Sutherland , and Michael Devereux

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868463

Keywords: Country portfolios, solution methods, equations, equation, bond, general equilibrium models,

This paper presents a general approximation method for characterizing time-varying equilibrium portfolios in a two-country dynamic general equilibrium model. the method can be easily adapted to most dynamic general...

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth »

Source: International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 2002/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , Hali Edison , Luca Ricci , and Ross Levine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451856552

Keywords: Portfolio Investment, Developing Countries, capital flows, capital inflows, international financial, international financial integration, financial integration, Portfolio Investment And Developing Countries,

This paper uses new data and new econometric techniques to investigate the impact of international financial integration on economic growth and also to assess whether this relationship depends on the level of econo...

Emerging Market Portfolio Flows

Emerging Market Portfolio Flows »

Source: Emerging Market Portfolio Flows : The Role of Benchmark-Driven Investors

Volume/Issue: 2015/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , and Takahiro Tsuda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513570655

Keywords: Portfolio Choice, Investment Decisions, markets, currency, investors, government debt, debt, General, All Countries, and Investment Decisions,

Portfolio flows to emerging markets (EMs) tend to be correlated. A possible explanation is the role global benchmarks play in allocating capital internationally, the so-called 'benchmark effect.' This paper finds t...

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity? »

Source: Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Volume/Issue: 2000/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Peter Christoffersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852684

Keywords: Asset prices in transition countries, Leading indicator analysis, Tracking portfolio, transition countries, financial sector, stock market, financial sector development

There is ample empirical evidence for developed economies that asset prices contain information about future economic developments. But is this also the case in transition economies? Using a panel of monthly data f...

Why are Countries' Asset Portfolios Exposed to Nominal Exchange Rates?

Why are Countries' Asset Portfolios Exposed to Nominal Exchange Rates? »

Source: Why are Countries' Asset Portfolios Exposed to Nominal Exchange Rates?

Volume/Issue: 2017/291

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Adams , and Philip Barrett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335468

Keywords: Country portfolios, international business cycles, home bias, gross asset positions, exchange rates, Backus-Smith puzzle, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics

Most countries hold large gross asset positions, lending in domestic currency and borrowing in foreign. Thus, their balance sheets are exposed to nominal exchange rates. We argue that when asset markets are incompl...

Changing Times for Frontier Markets

Changing Times for Frontier Markets »

Source: Changing Times for Frontier Markets : A Perspective from Portfolio Investment Flows and Financial Integration

Volume/Issue: 2016/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nordine Abidi , Burcu Hacibedel , and Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475529548

Keywords: Private investments, Low-income developing countries, Foreign direct investment, Capital flows, Economic integration, Time series, Econometric models, Frontier Markets, Portfolio flows, Financial Integration

This paper investigates to what extent low-income developing countries (LIDCs) characterized as frontier markets (FMs) have begun to be subject to capital flows dynamics typically associated with emerging markets (...

If the Fed Acts, How Do You React? The Liftoff Effect on Capital Flows

If the Fed Acts, How Do You React? The Liftoff Effect on Capital Flows »

Source: If the Fed Acts, How Do You React? The Liftoff Effect on Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2015/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Swarnali Ahmed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498367196

Keywords: Fed liftoffs, policy responses, policy framework, emerging market economies, interest, market, portfolio, interest rate, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

After more than six years of ultra-low interest rates, a Fed liftoff (rate hike) is just a matter of time. This paper goes back to history to understand the spillover effect - or what is termed in the paper as the...

Global Imbalances

Global Imbalances »

Source: Global Imbalances : In Midstream?

Volume/Issue: 2009/29

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462333387

Keywords: Financial crisis, Capital flows, Asset prices, Current account deficits, Cross country analysis, Capital markets, Private savings, Private investment, Investment, International financial system

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