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The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members

The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members »

Source: The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members

Volume/Issue: 2014/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iuliia Brushko , and Yuko Hashimoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2014

ISBN: 9781475543759

Keywords: International Portfolio, Portfolio Flows, Portfolio Concentration, stock index, unemployment, unemployment rate, portfolio investment, bond, Portfolio Choice,

This paper examines the international portfolio flows of European Union. Our analysis includes three dimensions: (1) the level of countries portfolio investment concentration (those who invest evenly among counterp...

Portfolio Rebalancing in Japan

Portfolio Rebalancing in Japan »

Source: Portfolio Rebalancing in Japan : Constraints and Implications for Quantitative Easing

Volume/Issue: 2015/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , and Dennis Botman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513557595

Keywords: quantitative easing, portfolio rebalancing, speed limits, portfolio, market, inflation, markets, General, Portfolio Choice, speed limits.,

Portfolio rebalancing is a key transmission channel of quantitative easing in Japan. We construct a realistic rebalancing scenario, which suggests that the BoJ may need to taper its JGB purchases in 2017 or 2018, g...

Tracking Global Demand for Advanced Economy Sovereign Debt1

Tracking Global Demand for Advanced Economy Sovereign Debt1 »

Source: Tracking Global Demand for Advanced Economy Sovereign Debt

Volume/Issue: 2012/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , and Takahiro Tsuda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475596403

Keywords: Portfolio Choice, Investment Decisions, government debt, central banks, central bank, external debt, Portfolio Choice and Investment Decisions, General,

Recent events have shown that sovereigns, just like banks, can be subject to runs, highlighting the importance of the investor base for their liabilities. This paper proposes a methodology for compiling internation...

Tracking Global Demand for Emerging Market Sovereign Debt1

Tracking Global Demand for Emerging Market Sovereign Debt1 »

Source: Tracking Global Demand for Emerging Market Sovereign Debt

Volume/Issue: 2014/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , and Takahiro Tsuda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484326541

Keywords: Portfolio Choice, Investment Decisions, government debt, central bank, external funding, central banks, Finance, Portfolio Choice and Investment Decisions,

This paper proposes an approach to track US$1 trillion of emerging market government debt held by foreign investors in local and hard currency, based on a similar approach that was used for advanced ec...

Delegated Portfolio Management, Benchmarking, and the Effects on Financial Markets

Delegated Portfolio Management, Benchmarking, and the Effects on Financial Markets »

Source: Delegated Portfolio Management, Benchmarking, and the Effects on Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2015/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Marcelo Pinheiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513586878

Keywords: Delegated portfolio management, Informativeness, Contagion, Home bias, market, markets, prices, price, value, Portfolio Choice,

We analyze the implications of linking the compensation of fund managers to the return of their portfolio relative to that of a benchmark-a common solution to the agency problem in delegated portfolio management. I...

Portfolio Flows, Global Risk Aversion and Asset Prices in Emerging Markets

Portfolio Flows, Global Risk Aversion and Asset Prices in Emerging Markets »

Source: Portfolio Flows, Global Risk Aversion and Asset Prices in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2014/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nasha Ananchotikul , and Longmei Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498340229

Keywords: portfolio flows, global risk aversion, exchange rate, bond, bond flows, risk aversion, stock market, Portfolio Choice,

In recent years, portfolio flows to emerging markets have become increasingly large and volatile. Using weekly portfolio fund flows data, the paper finds that their short-run dynamics are driven mostly by global 'p...

Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets

Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets »

Source: Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets : Why Knowing Your Lender Matters More Than Fundamentals

Volume/Issue: 2015/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Stijn Claessens , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513526638

Keywords: Push factors, global banks, markets, portfolio, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Portfolio Choice,

This paper analyzes the behavior of gross capital inflows across 34 emerging markets (EMs). We first confirm that aggregate inflows to EMs co-move considerably. We then report three findings: (i) the aggregate co-m...

When in Peril, Retrench

When in Peril, Retrench »

Source: When in Peril, Retrench : Testing the Portfolio Channel of Contagion

Volume/Issue: 2004/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855319

Keywords: Contagion, risk aversion, portfolio choice, investors, stock market, mutual funds, international investors, International Finance: General, portforlio choice,

One plausible mechanism through which financial market shocks may propagate across countries is through the effect of past gains and losses on investors' risk aversion. We first present a simple model on how hetero...

The Determinants of International Portfolio Holdings and Home Bias

The Determinants of International Portfolio Holdings and Home Bias »

Source: The Determinants of International Portfolio Holdings and Home Bias

Volume/Issue: 2004/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shujing Li , Hamid Faruqee , and Isabel Yan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451845297

Keywords: International portfolio choice, Home bias, Transaction cost, Information cost, equation, correlation, market size, survey, statistics,

Despite the liberalization of foreign portfolio investment around the globe since the early 1980s, the home-bias phenomenon is still found to exist. Using a relatively new IMF survey dataset of cross-border equity...

The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds »

Source: The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

Volume/Issue: 2001/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piti Disyatat , and R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451853476

Keywords: asset allocation, portfolio choice, contagion, statistic, risk aversion, optimization, correlation, covariance,

Benchmark following and portfolio rebalancing effects have often been cited when trying to explain international financial contagion phenomena. Using a dataset containing the country allocation of individual dedica...