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Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia

Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia »

Source: Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia : Trends and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2008/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster , and Cynthia Leung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869194

Keywords: financial centers, international capital flows, fdi, portfolio investment, international financial, capital flows, international financial center,

We document Hong Kong SAR's evolving role as an international financial center in the Asia region, the importance of the growing special link with China as well as supply-side advantages, and outline the scope for...

Cross-Border Investment in Small International Financial Centers

Cross-Border Investment in Small International Financial Centers »

Source: Cross-Border Investment in Small International Financial Centers

Volume/Issue: 2010/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962833

Keywords: financial centers, international financial, international balance sheet, fdi, international financial centers, direct investment,

This note documents and assesses the role of small financial centers in the international financial system using a newly-assembled dataset. It presents estimates of the foreign asset and liability positions for a n...

Lebanon-Determinants of Commercial Bank Deposits in a Regional Financial Center

Lebanon-Determinants of Commercial Bank Deposits in a Regional Financial Center »

Source: Lebanon-Determinants of Commercial Bank Deposits in a Regional Financial Center

Volume/Issue: 2009/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873429

Keywords: deposit demand, panel regressions, regional financial center, VECM, deposit growth, banking, bank deposit, banking system, bank deposit growth,

This paper empirically examines the demand for commercial bank deposits in Lebanon, a regional financial center. With Lebanon's high fiscal deficits financed largely by domestic commercial banks that rely on deposi...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550863

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Panama, Offshore financial centers, Liquidity, Western Hemisphere, Stress testing, Spillovers, Banking sector, Economic growth, Education

This paper discusses the recent economic developments, outlook, and risks for Bhutan. Following a slowdown in activity in the wake of the rupee shortage, economic growth has picked up more recently. From an average...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550863

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Panama, Offshore financial centers, Liquidity, Western Hemisphere, Stress testing, Spillovers, Banking sector, Economic growth, Education

This paper discusses the recent economic developments, outlook, and risks for Bhutan. Following a slowdown in activity in the wake of the rupee shortage, economic growth has picked up more recently. From an average...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550863

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Panama, Offshore financial centers, Liquidity, Western Hemisphere, Stress testing, Spillovers, Banking sector, Economic growth, Education

This paper discusses the recent economic developments, outlook, and risks for Bhutan. Following a slowdown in activity in the wake of the rupee shortage, economic growth has picked up more recently. From an average...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550863

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Panama, Offshore financial centers, Liquidity, Western Hemisphere, Stress testing, Spillovers, Banking sector, Economic growth, Education

This paper discusses the recent economic developments, outlook, and risks for Bhutan. Following a slowdown in activity in the wake of the rupee shortage, economic growth has picked up more recently. From an average...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550863

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Panama, Offshore financial centers, Liquidity, Western Hemisphere, Stress testing, Spillovers, Banking sector, Economic growth, Education

This paper discusses the recent economic developments, outlook, and risks for Bhutan. Following a slowdown in activity in the wake of the rupee shortage, economic growth has picked up more recently. From an average...

How Important is the Global Financial Cycle? Evidence from Capital Flows*

How Important is the Global Financial Cycle? Evidence from Capital Flows* »

Source: How Important is the Global Financial Cycle? Evidence from Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2017/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Stijn Claessens , and Andrew Rose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484316603

Keywords: Capital flows, Globalization, Monetary policy, Financial cycles, Panel analysis, Cross-country analysis, Capital market volatility, empirical; data; center; country; panel; fit; VIX; equity; bonds; FDI; credit, empirical, data

This study quantifies the importance of a Global Financial Cycle (GFCy) for capital flows. We use capital flow data dis-aggregated by direction and type between 1990Q1 and 2015Q5 for 85 countries, and conventional...

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region »

Source: Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region : Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks

Volume/Issue: 2019/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Queyranne , Wendell Daal , and Katja Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498307062

Keywords: Public-private partnership, Caribbean, Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), Fiscal risk, Financial management information systems, National income, Financial statistics, Public investments, Real sector, PPPs

To provide policymakers in the Caribbean with a governance framework for improving infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while limiting their fiscal costs and risks for the government. And to s...