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Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates1

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Source: Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 2012/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacob Gyntelberg , Subhanij Tientip , and Mico Loretan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505634

Keywords: Order flow, private information, exchange rate models, market microstructure, bond, bond market, stock market, bonds,

We demonstrate empirically that not all capital flows influence exchange rates equally: Capital flows induced by foreign investors' stock market transactions have both an economically significant and a permanent im...

A Puzzle of Microstructure Market Maker Models

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Source: A Puzzle of Microstructure Market Maker Models

Volume/Issue: 2004/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Romeu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842326

Keywords: Microstructure, Inventory, Information, Market Makers, exchange rate, exchange rates, inventory management, Model Evaluation and Selection,

This study addresses the empirical viability of microstructure models of dealer price setting. New evidence is presented rejecting these models' specifications of how information asymmetry and inventory accumulatio...

Were Bid-Ask Spreads in the Foreign Exchange Market Excessive During the Asian Crisis?

Were Bid-Ask Spreads in the Foreign Exchange Market Excessive During the Asian Crisis? »

Source: Were Bid-Ask Spreads in the Foreign Exchange Market Excessive During the Asian Crisis?

Volume/Issue: 2005/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torbjorn Becker , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860535

Keywords: market microstructure, bid-ask spreads, Asian crisis, exchange rate, pre-crisis, pre- crisis,

Bid-ask spreads for Asian emerging market currencies increased sharply during the Asian crisis. A key question is whether such wide spreads were excessive or explained by models of bid-ask spreads. Precrisis estima...

Estimating a Structural Model of Herd Behavior in Financial Markets

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Source: Estimating a Structural Model of Herd Behavior in Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2010/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Guarino , and Marco Cipriani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455211692

Keywords: Herd Behavior, Market Microstructure, Structural Estimation, probability, financial markets, probabilities, standard deviation, financial economics, Asymmetric and Private Information, Estimation,

We develop a new methodology to estimate the importance of herd behavior in financial markets: we build a structural model of informational herding that can be estimated with financial transaction data. In the mode...

Foreign Exchange Market Organization in Selected Developing and Transition Economies

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Source: Foreign Exchange Market Organization in Selected Developing and Transition Economies : Evidence from a Survey

Volume/Issue: 2004/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842074

Keywords: foreign exchange market, exchange rate, foreign exchange markets, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Market microstructure, foreign exchange regulation, net open foreign exchange positions,

The foreign exchange market microstructures in developing and transition economies are characterized by the results from the IMF's 2001 Survey on Foreign Exchange Market Organization. The survey found that these ma...

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Developing and Transition Economies

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Developing and Transition Economies »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Developing and Transition Economies : Results of a Survey

Volume/Issue: 2003/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451851847

Keywords: foreign exchange market microstructure, foreign exchange net open positions, foreign exchange regulation, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, exchange rate regime, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Based on evidence obtained from the IMF's 2001 Survey on Foreign Exchange Market Organization, the author argues that, for several reasons, some central banks in developing and transition economies may be able to c...

High and Volatile Treasury Yields in Tanzania

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Source: High and Volatile Treasury Yields in Tanzania : The Role of Strategic Bidding and Auction Microstructure

Volume/Issue: 2008/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuri Sobolev , and S. M. Ali Abbas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869422

Keywords: Treasury bill yields, government securities auctions, oligopolistic bidding, collusion, auction microstructure, investors, t-bonds, deposit rates, financial market, government bond

The observed increase in the level and volatility of Tanzania's Treasury yields in recent years against an otherwise benign macroeconomic backdrop presented a puzzle for policymakers, while raising concerns about t...

Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates

Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates »

Volume/Issue: 2012/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacob Gyntelberg , Subhanij Tientip , and Mico Loretan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505634.001

ISBN: 9781475505634

Keywords: Order flow, private information, exchange rate models, market microstructure, bond, bond market, stock market, bonds,

We demonstrate empirically that not all capital flows influence exchange rates equally: Capital flows induced by foreign investors' stock market transactions have both an economically significant and a permanent im...

A Puzzle of Microstructure Market Maker Models

A Puzzle of Microstructure Market Maker Models »

Volume/Issue: 2004/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Romeu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842326.001

ISBN: 9781451842326

Keywords: Microstructure, Inventory, Information, Market Makers, exchange rate, exchange rates, inventory management, Model Evaluation and Selection,

This study addresses the empirical viability of microstructure models of dealer price setting. New evidence is presented rejecting these models' specifications of how information asymmetry and inventory accumulatio...

Were Bid-Ask Spreads in the Foreign Exchange Market Excessive During the Asian Crisis?

Were Bid-Ask Spreads in the Foreign Exchange Market Excessive During the Asian Crisis? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torbjorn Becker , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860535.001

ISBN: 9781451860535

Keywords: market microstructure, bid-ask spreads, Asian crisis, exchange rate, pre-crisis, pre- crisis,

Bid-ask spreads for Asian emerging market currencies increased sharply during the Asian crisis. A key question is whether such wide spreads were excessive or explained by models of bid-ask spreads. Precrisis estima...