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A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063587.084

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Official Foreign Exchange Intervention

Official Foreign Exchange Intervention »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cem Karacadag , Roberto Guimarães , and Shogo Ishii

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064218.084

ISBN: 9781589064218

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, central bank, exchange rate volatility

Despite increasing exchange rate flexibility, central banks in emerging markets still intervene in their foreign exchange markets for several reasons. In doing so, they face many operational questions, including on...

Will the Emergence of the Euro Affect World Commodity Prices?

Will the Emergence of the Euro Affect World Commodity Prices? »

Source: Will the Emergence of the Euro Affect World Commodity Prices?

Volume/Issue: 2000/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Liang , and John Cuddington

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451874693

Keywords: volatility, exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate volatility

This study provides evidence that episodes of internal stability of exchange rates among the 11 Euro countries during 1957-98 were associated with periods of lower real commodity price volatility. These stabilizing...

Adopter un taux de change flexible Comment, quand et dans quels délais?
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Adopter un taux de change flexible Comment, quand et dans quels délais? : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , Gilda Fernandez , and Rupa Duttagupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065390.051

ISBN: 9781589065390

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market, monetary policy, exchange rate flexibility, exchange rate risk, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , Rupa Duttagupta , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2007

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065413.051

ISBN: 9781589065413

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market, monetary policy, exchange rate flexibility, exchange rate risk, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , Gilda Fernandez , and Rupa Duttagupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065420.051

ISBN: 9781589065420

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market, monetary policy, exchange rate flexibility, exchange rate risk, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , Gilda Fernandez , and Rupa Duttagupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2006

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065437.051

ISBN: 9781589065437

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market, monetary policy, exchange rate flexibility, exchange rate risk, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375686.071

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

Foreign exchange intervention is widely used as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets, but many facets of this tool remain limited, especially in the context of flexible exchange rate regimes. The Latin A...

Are Exchange Rates Excessively Volatile? and What Does "Excessively Volatile" Mean, Anyway?

Are Exchange Rates Excessively Volatile? and What Does "Excessively Volatile" Mean, Anyway? »

Source: Are Exchange Rates Excessively Volatile? and What Does "Excessively Volatile" Mean, Anyway?

Volume/Issue: 1995/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gordon Bodnar , and Leonardo Bartolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451850697

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate volatility, equation, predictions

Using data for the major currencies from 1973 to 1994, we apply recent tests of asset price volatility to re-examine whether exchange rates have been excessively volatile with respect to the predictions of the mone...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/311

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484343470

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes, Exchange rate regimes],

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the impact of the adoption of inflation targeting (IT) on exchange rate volatility in Russian Federation. Russia has seen an increase in exchange rate volatility during the past...