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Chapter 2. Definition and Findings

Chapter 2. Definition and Findings »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In simple terms, a primary dealer system is an agreement between two major stakeholders in the domestic government debt market—the debt manager and a group of dealers—to pursue a common strategy in support o...

Chapter 8. Evidence from the Survey

Chapter 8. Evidence from the Survey »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In April 2001, a survey questionnaire on primary dealers was sent to 47 countries. Of the 39 respondents, yielding a turnout rate of about 83 percent, 20 are advanced economies, 13 are emerging markets, and...

Chapter 7 Financial Flows from the United States to Latin America: Basic Patterns, Causes, and Implications

Chapter 7 Financial Flows from the United States to Latin America: Basic Patterns, Causes, and Implications »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

Much research has shown the importance of U.S. financial conditions for the rest of the world (see Chapter 12), but the literature analyzing the causes and impact of U.S. financial flows is much sparser. As...

Chapter 8 Financial Linkages Between the United States and Latin America: Evidence from Daily Data

Chapter 8 Financial Linkages Between the United States and Latin America: Evidence from Daily Data »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

With financial markets becoming increasingly integrated, financial market linkages are believed to be an increasingly important mechanism for the transmission of shocks across countries. Starting from the ea...

Chapter 4. Implications of Establishing a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 4. Implications of Establishing a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

By selecting certain firms as primary dealers and not others, authorities concentrate market activity in a smaller number of firms, which has both positive and negative implications. On the positive side, es...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In the last 10 years there have been a growing number of countries establishing primary dealer (PD) systems. This paper discusses the role of primary dealers, as well as operational and technical issues rela...

Chapter 1 Introduction and Summary

Chapter 1 Introduction and Summary »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

In a global economy beset by concerns over a growth recession, financial volatility, and rising inflation, many countries in the Western Hemisphere have been among the few bright spots in recent years. Not t...

Chapter 6. Key Prerequisites for a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 6. Key Prerequisites for a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In paving the way for the establishment of a primary dealer system, the authorities might want to create an environment conducive to its most effective functioning. Important prerequisites for establishing a...

Chapter 5. Market Structure and Development

Chapter 5. Market Structure and Development »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In analyzing the issue of primary dealers, it is important to include considerations of securities market structure and development, and coordination of the various players involved. A decision whether to se...

Chapter 5 Oil Price Pass-Through in Latin American and Caribbean Countries

Chapter 5 Oil Price Pass-Through in Latin American and Caribbean Countries »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

World crude oil prices roughly tripled during the period from late 2002 to late 2007, and the world wholesale price of refined products rose by about the same proportion (Figures 5.1 and 5.2). The dramatic i...