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Sukuk vs. Eurobonds

Sukuk vs. Eurobonds »

Source: Sukuk vs. Eurobonds : Is There a Difference in Value-at-Risk?

Volume/Issue: 2007/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Faezeh Raei , and Selim Cakir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868012

Keywords: Sukuk, Sharia-Compliance, Eurobonds, Value-at-Risk, Diversification, bond, conventional bonds, islamic bonds, bond portfolios,

This paper assesses the impact of bonds issued according to Islamic principles (Sukuk), on the cost and risk structure of investment portfolios by using the Value-at-Risk (VaR) framework. The market for Sukuk has g...

International Risk Sharing

International Risk Sharing »

Source: International Risk Sharing : Through Equity Diversification or Exchange Rate Hedging?

Volume/Issue: 2009/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Akito Matsumoto , and Charles Engel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872859

Keywords: International portfolio choice, international risk sharing, international diversification, exchange rate, hedge, home currency,

Well-known empirical puzzles in international macroeconomics concern the large divergence of equilibrium outcomes for consumption across countries from the predictions of models with full risk sharing. It is common...

International Diversification Gains and Home Bias in Banking

International Diversification Gains and Home Bias in Banking »

Source: International Diversification Gains and Home Bias in Banking

Volume/Issue: 2007/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alicia García-Herrero , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868449

Keywords: home bias, portfolio diversification, Basel II, international banks, subsidiaries, financial statements, money market,

This paper assembles a bank-level dataset covering the operations of 38 international banks from eight industrial countries and their subsidiaries overseas during 1995-2004, and studies the extent of diversificatio...

International Stock Returns and Market Integration

International Stock Returns and Market Integration »

Source: International Stock Returns and Market Integration : A Regional Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2002/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Del Negro , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451874419

Keywords: Diversification, risk, stock market, global stock market, stock portfolio, stock markets, stock returns,

We investigate the relative importance of country and industry effects in international stock returns, with the innovation that we decompose country effects into region and within-region country effects. We divide...

Inflation Hedging for Long-Term Investors

Inflation Hedging for Long-Term Investors »

Source: Inflation Hedging for Long-Term Investors

Volume/Issue: 2009/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shaun Roache , and Alexander Attie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872378

Keywords: Investments, Portfolio Allocation, Diversification, monetary policy, effects of inflation, real interest rates, monetary policy regime,

Long-term investors face a common problem-how to maintain the purchasing power of their assets over time and achieve a level of real returns consistent with their investment objectives. While inflation-linked bonds...

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns »

Source: The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

Volume/Issue: 2000/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451875089

Keywords: portfolio diversification, international financial integration, new economy, stock returns, stock market, equity markets, standard deviations, standard deviation

This paper revisits the relative importance of global versus country-specific factors underlying stock returns. It constructs a new firm level data set covering emerging and developed markets and estimates a simple...

A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco

A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco »

Source: A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco

Volume/Issue: 2004/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859898

Keywords: altruism, portfolio diversification, co-integration, equation, workers ? remittances, migration, statistics, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

This paper provides a model on how altruism, "attachment" to the home country, and portfolio diversification may act as potential motives behind workers' remittances. It shows that the level of workers' remittances...

Controlled Capital Account Liberalization

Controlled Capital Account Liberalization »

Source: Controlled Capital Account Liberalization : A Proposal

Volume/Issue: 2005/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Raghuram Rajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451975741

Keywords: Capital account liberalization, Capital controls, Capital inflows, Reserves, Foreign exchange reserves, International finance, closed-end mutual fund, international portfolio diversification, capital account, capital outflows

In this paper, we develop a proposal for a controlled approach to capital account liberalization for economies experiencing large capital inflows. The proposal essentially involves securitizing a portion of capital...

Sukuk vs. Eurobonds
			: Is There a Difference in Value-at-Risk?

Sukuk vs. Eurobonds : Is There a Difference in Value-at-Risk? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Faezeh Raei , and Selim Cakir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868012.001

ISBN: 9781451868012

Keywords: Sukuk, Sharia-Compliance, Eurobonds, Value-at-Risk, Diversification, bond, conventional bonds, islamic bonds, bond portfolios,

This paper assesses the impact of bonds issued according to Islamic principles (Sukuk), on the cost and risk structure of investment portfolios by using the Value-at-Risk (VaR) framework. The market for Sukuk has g...

International Diversification Gains and Home Bias in Banking

International Diversification Gains and Home Bias in Banking »

Volume/Issue: 2007/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alicia García-Herrero , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868449.001

ISBN: 9781451868449

Keywords: home bias, portfolio diversification, Basel II, international banks, subsidiaries, financial statements, money market,

This paper assembles a bank-level dataset covering the operations of 38 international banks from eight industrial countries and their subsidiaries overseas during 1995-2004, and studies the extent of diversificatio...