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The Capital Markets of Emerging Europe

The Capital Markets of Emerging Europe »

Source: The Capital Markets of Emerging Europe : Institutions, Instruments and Investors

Volume/Issue: 2008/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , and Silvia Iorgova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869644

Keywords: Benchmarks, corporate governance and transparency, derivatives, institutional investors, stock markets, bond, stock exchange, stock market, stock markets. exchange,

Emerging European countries have made large strides in developing their local capital markets since the early-1990s. However, the rate of development has been widely disparate across countries and market segments,...

Common Volatility Trends in the Central and Eastern European Currencies and the Euro

Common Volatility Trends in the Central and Eastern European Currencies and the Euro »

Source: Common Volatility Trends in the Central and Eastern European Currencies and the Euro

Volume/Issue: 2006/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcus Pramor , and Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864663

Keywords: exchange rate, volatility, GARCH, convergence, Central Europe, currency markets, correlations, equation, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

How much convergence has been achieved between Central and Eastern European (CEE) economies and the eurozone? We explore this question by comparing long-run volatility trends in CEE currencies and the euro. We find...

Competitiveness in Central-Europe

Competitiveness in Central-Europe »

Source: Competitiveness in Central-Europe : What Has Happened Since EU Accession?

Volume/Issue: 2009/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Céline Allard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451872682

Keywords: Competitiveness, exchange rate, EU accession, domestic demand, export prices, trade flows, trade partners, world demand,

Since EU accession, trade flows have exhibited strong dynamics in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE). During the period leading to the current global turmoil, the region has also experienced continuous exchange rate appr...

Conducting Monetary and Credit Policy in Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Conducting Monetary and Credit Policy in Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Conducting Monetary and Credit Policy in Countries of the Former Soviet Union : Some Issues and Options

Volume/Issue: 1993/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hugh Bredenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451921076

Keywords: exchange rate, reserve requirements, fixed exchange rate, monetary fund, monetary base

This paper surveys some of the principal monetary policy issues facing countries of the former U.S.S.R. The emphasis is on the immediate problem of imposing financial discipline in these economies, to bring down in...

2 Enlarging the EU: Accession Requirements and the Central European Candidates

2 Enlarging the EU: Accession Requirements and the Central European Candidates »

Source: Into the EU : Policy Frameworks in Central Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060845

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, capital inflows, fiscal policy, expenditure

The principle of an EU enlargement toward central and eastern Europe was first announced at the European Council meeting of Copenhagen in June 1993. This committed the European Union to admitting countries t...

Exchange Rate and the Price Level in Socialist Economies

Exchange Rate and the Price Level in Socialist Economies »

Source: Exchange Rate and the Price Level in Socialist Economies

Volume/Issue: 1990/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1990

ISBN: 9781451971040

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign trade, domestic price, exchange rate policy, domestic prices

The paper examines how the evolution from a classical centrally planned economy to a more market-oriented system will enhance the linkage between the exchange rate and the domestic price level. However, during the...

Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies

Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies »

Source: Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies : Coping with Transition, Capital Inflows, and EU Accession

Volume/Issue: 2000/3

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451974119

Keywords: Estonia, Exchange rate regimes, European Union, Capital inflows, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Transition economies

Since beginning economic transition, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovenia have—with much success—employed diverse exchange rate regimes. As these countries approach EU accession,...

Exchange Rates in Central Europe

Exchange Rates in Central Europe »

Source: Exchange Rates in Central Europe : A Blessing or a Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2004/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Kuijs , and Alain Borghijs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451841794

Keywords: Czech Republic, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, structural VAR, accession, CECs

Central European accession countries (CECs) are currently considering when to adopt the euro. From the perspective of macroeconomic stabilization, the cost or benefit of giving up a flexible exchange rate depends o...

4 Financial Sector Evolution: Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth

4 Financial Sector Evolution: Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth »

Source: Into the EU : Policy Frameworks in Central Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060845

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, capital inflows, fiscal policy, expenditure

In the run-up to EU accession—a setting of real convergence and sizable, possibly volatile, capital inflows—the role of the financial sector in supporting broadly based and stable growth will move to center...

Foreign Exchange Market Volatility in Eu Accession Countries in the Run-Up to Euro Adoption

Foreign Exchange Market Volatility in Eu Accession Countries in the Run-Up to Euro Adoption »

Source: Foreign Exchange Market Volatility in Eu Accession Countries in the Run-Up to Euro Adoption : Weathering Uncharted Waters

Volume/Issue: 2004/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Istvan Szekely , and Ádám Kóbor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451843439

Keywords: Markov regime-switching model, EU accession countries, probability, exchange rate, correlations, foreign exchange, probabilities, Econometric and Statistical Methods: General, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Slovakia,

The paper analyzes foreign exchange market volatility in four Central European EU accession countries in 2001-2003. By using a Markov regime-switching model, it identifies two regimes representing high- and low-vol...