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Central Bank Reserve Management and International Financial Stability-Some Post-Crisis Reflections1

Central Bank Reserve Management and International Financial Stability-Some Post-Crisis Reflections1 »

Source: Central Bank Reserve Management and International Financial Stability-Some Post-Crisis Reflections

Volume/Issue: 2018/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bradley Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484342008

Keywords: Financial stability, Foreign exchange, Central banks and their policies, Financial crises, Central bank reserve management, risk management, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Institutional Arrangements

Motivated by the tension first revealed during the global financial crisis between the domestic and international financial stability obligations of central bank reserve managers, this paper offers some reflections...

Central Bank Response to the 2007-08 Financial Market Turbulence

Central Bank Response to the 2007-08 Financial Market Turbulence »

Source: Central Bank Response to the 2007-08 Financial Market Turbulence : Experiences and Lessons Drawn

Volume/Issue: 2008/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella , Seiichi Shimizu , Simon Gray , Ulrich Klueh , and Alexandre Chailloux

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870688

Keywords: Central bank, collateral, credit, pricing,

The paper reviews the policy response of major central banks during the 2007–08 financial market turbulence and suggests that there is scope for convergence among central bank operational frameworks through...

Central Bank Vulnerability and the Credibility of Commitments

Central Bank Vulnerability and the Credibility of Commitments »

Source: Central Bank Vulnerability and the Credibility of Commitments : A Value-at-Risk Approach to Currency Crises

Volume/Issue: 1998/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Liliana Schumacher , and Mario Bléjer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781451962659

Keywords: Central banking, financial vulnerability, value at risk, currency crises, central bank, domestic currency, foreign debt

A loss of solvency increases central bank vulnerability, reducing the credibility of commitments to defend a nominal regime, including an exchange rate peg. This paper develops a methodology to assess central bank...

Central Banking in Central and Eastern Europe

Central Banking in Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Central Banking in Central and Eastern Europe : Lessons From the Interwar Years' Experience

Volume/Issue: 1994/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello De Cecco

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451854954

Keywords: central bank, banking, bank laws, central banking, bankers

This paper examines the philosophies which inspired the institution of central banking in Central and Eastern Europe in the interwar years. Influenced by the Financial Section of the League of Nations, the new cent...

Central Banking in Transition Countries

Central Banking in Transition Countries »

Source: Central Banking in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helmut Wagner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451936681

Keywords: Central Banking, Transition Economies, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting, inflation rate

In the 1990s, the issues of central banking and central bank independence have gained increasing attention, in part owing to the role of the future European central bank, but also owing to the emergence of transiti...

Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Central Banking Without Central Bank Money »

Source: Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Volume/Issue: 1999/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize , Arto Kovanen , and Timo Henckel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451851571

Keywords: Monetary operations, payments system, inflation targeting, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, money market

Given the rapidly declining demand for central bank reserves and their gradual replacement in wholesale payments by alternative forms of money—clearinghouse moneyand treasury money—this paper discusse...

Central Banks Quasi-Fiscal Policies and Inflation

Central Banks Quasi-Fiscal Policies and Inflation »

Source: Central Banks Quasi-Fiscal Policies and Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2012/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Seok Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931193

Keywords: Central bank&;amp;#x2019;s balance sheet, Fiscal theory of price level, Quasi-fiscal policy, central bank, fiscal authority,

Although central banks have recently taken unconventional policy actions to try to shore up macroeconomic and financial stability, little theory is available to assess the consequences of such measures. This paper...

Central Banks Use of Derivatives and Other Contingent Liabilities

Central Banks Use of Derivatives and Other Contingent Liabilities »

Source: Central Banks Use of Derivatives and Other Contingent Liabilities : Analytical Issues and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2000/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Liliana Schumacher , and Mario Bléjer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451848786

Keywords: central bank, contingent liabilities, foreign exchange, bank assets, deposit insurance

Whereas some central bank derivatives and other contingent liabilities arise from anomalous circumstances, there are a number of positive reasons that explain their popularity. After analyzing the rationale for the...

The CFA Franc Zone and the EMU1

The CFA Franc Zone and the EMU1 »

Source: The CFA Franc Zone and the EMU

Volume/Issue: 1997/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michel Galy , and Michael Hadjimichael

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451857368

Keywords: Monetary Union, Optimum Currency Areas, CFA Franc Zone, EMU, exchange rate, monetary fund, central bank, effective exchange rate

Whether the prospective shift of the peg of the CFA franc to the euro would constitute an exchange rate arrangement with EMU countries would depend critically on the interpretation of the free convertibility of the...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific »

Source: Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...