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Financial Spillovers to Chile

Financial Spillovers to Chile »

Source: Financial Spillovers to Chile

Volume/Issue: 2012/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiri Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475552195

Keywords: Credit Spread, Interbank Market Spread, Financial Spillover, bond, interbank market, bond market, banking, banking sector, Asset Pricing,

This paper quantifies financial spillovers from global risk factors to banks' funding costs in Chile. It decomposes Chilean banks' bond and interbank spreads into domestic and external factors. The results suggest...

Credit Risk Spreads in Local and Foreign Currencies

Credit Risk Spreads in Local and Foreign Currencies »

Source: Credit Risk Spreads in Local and Foreign Currencies

Volume/Issue: 2009/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zvi Wiener , and Dan Galai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872576

Keywords: credit spread, currency mismatch, Merton&;amp;#x2019;s model, correlation, bond, present value, probability,

The paper shows how-in a Merton-type model with bankruptcy-the currency composition of debt changes the risk profile of a company raising a given amount of financing, and thus affects the cost of debt. Foreign curr...

Fiscal Consolidation and the Cost of Credit

Fiscal Consolidation and the Cost of Credit »

Source: Fiscal Consolidation and the Cost of Credit : Evidence from Syndicated Loans

Volume/Issue: 2013/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Senay Agca , and Deniz Igan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475564440

Keywords: cost of credit, loan spreads, fiscal consolidations, spending cuts, fiscal policy, Firm, General,

We examine how the cost of corporate credit varies around fiscal consolidations aimed at reducing government debt. Using a new dataset on fiscal consolidations and syndicated corporate loan data, we find that loan...

The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps During Distress

The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps During Distress »

Source: The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps During Distress

Volume/Issue: 2006/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh , and Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865141

Keywords: Credit default swaps, recovery value, default risk, bond, bonds, arbitrage, bond market, bond spreads, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Credit default swaps (CDS) provide the buyer with insurance against certain types of credit events by entitling him to exchange any of the bonds permitted as deliverable against their par value. Unlike bonds, whose...

Is Transparency Good for You, and Can the IMF Help?1

Is Transparency Good for You, and Can the IMF Help?1 »

Source: Is Transparency Good for You, and Can the IMF Help?

Volume/Issue: 2003/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongseok Shin , and Rachel Glennerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451855401

Keywords: publication, institutions, sovereign spreads, SDDS, ROSC, GARCH, news effect, role of the IMF, credit ratings, borrowing costs

This paper finds that reforms introduced by the IMF to promote transparency have created more informed markets and reduced borrowing costs for those emerging market countries that volunteered for them. Using a quar...

Credit Growth and the Effectiveness of  Reserve Requirements and Other Macroprudential Instruments in Latin America*

Credit Growth and the Effectiveness of Reserve Requirements and Other Macroprudential Instruments in Latin America* »

Source: Credit Growth and the Effectiveness of Reserve Requirements and Other Macroprudential Instruments in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2012/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475503999

Keywords: countercyclical policy, interest rate spreads, bank credit, banking, monetary policy, central bank, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Counter Cyclical Policy,

Over the past decade policy makers in Latin America have adopted a number of macroprudential instruments to manage the procyclicality of bank credit dynamics to the private sector and contain systemic risk. Reserve...

Sovereign Borrowing Cost and the IMF's Data Standards Initiatives

Sovereign Borrowing Cost and the IMF's Data Standards Initiatives »

Source: Sovereign Borrowing Cost and the IMF's Data Standards Initiatives

Volume/Issue: 2006/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863383

Keywords: yield spreads, SDDS, GDDS, bonds, bond, international capital markets, credit rating, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The effects of the IMF's data standards initiatives on sovereign borrowing costs in private capital markets are investigated for 26 emerging market and developing countries. Stable and significant panel econometric...

The Cost of Private Debt Over the Credit Cycle

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Source: The Cost of Private Debt Over the Credit Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2010/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugen Tereanu , Johanna Francis , and Dilek Aykut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210909

Keywords: debt flows, credit spreads, syndicated lending, credit cycles, bond, private debt, bonds, private debt flows, bond issuance, Global Outlook

We identify global and regional fluctuations in international private debt flows to emerging and developing countries using data on cross border loans and international bond issuance over 1993 -2009. We estimate th...

Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective

Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective »

Source: Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2010/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , Ayhan Kose , Christopher Otrok , and Raju Huidrom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209613

Keywords: credit spreads, macroeconomic fluctuations, global recession, recession, recessions, global recessions, financial markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

This paper examines the importance of credit market shocks in driving global business cycles over the period 1988:1-2009:4. We first estimate common components in various macroeconomic and financial variables of th...

Policy Credibility and Sovereign Credit

Policy Credibility and Sovereign Credit »

Source: Policy Credibility and Sovereign Credit : The Case of New EU Member States

Volume/Issue: 2007/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , Jirí Jonáš , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865653

Keywords: Policy credibility, credit spreads, sovereign ratings, new EU member states, foreign currency, inflation, bond, bonds, real interest rate, Eu New Member States

References to policy credibility, particularly with regard to fiscal policy, are ubiquitous in both economic literature and financial markets, even though it is not directly observable. The case of the EU new membe...