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Chapter 10 Costa Rica: Learning to Float

Chapter 10 Costa Rica: Learning to Float »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

Costa Rica provides a case study of how a small, highly dollarized and very open emerging market economy gradually learns to float. Since 2006, Costa Rica has transi...

Chapter 5 Forward Intervention

Chapter 5 Forward Intervention »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter examines the differences between spot and forward currency interventions by way of a model that incorporates the motivations of different groups of curr...

Chapter 6 Intervention under Inflation Targeting

Chapter 6 Intervention under Inflation Targeting »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter takes a close look at the experience with intervention under inflation- targeting frameworks in Latin America. In particular, it discusses the challenge...

Chapter 8 Interventions in Chile

Chapter 8 Interventions in Chile »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

In this chapter, we study the four episodes of foreign exchange interventions since the inflation-targeting regime was adopted in Chile, and we present the reasons a...

Chapter 1 Introduction: Book in Brief

Chapter 1 Introduction: Book in Brief »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

There is a growing interest in the use of foreign exchange intervention as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets. Yet our understanding of many aspects of foreign exchange...

Chapter 9 Learning from Experience in Colombia

Chapter 9 Learning from Experience in Colombia »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter describes the mechanisms used by the Central Bank of Colombia for intervention in the foreign exchange market and explains the rationale and operations....

Chapter 11 Mexico: Free-Floating Exchange Regime

Chapter 11 Mexico: Free-Floating Exchange Regime »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter describes Mexico’s experience with foreign exchange intervention since the free-floating exchange rate regime was adopted in December 1994. The first tw...

Chapter 12 Peru: Foreign Exchange Intervention under Financial Dollarization

Chapter 12 Peru: Foreign Exchange Intervention under Financial Dollarization »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter explores the case for foreign exchange intervention in Peru. The Central Reserve Bank of Peru abandoned the exchange rate peg in August 1990 and moved t...

Chapter 4 The Effectiveness of Intervention

Chapter 4 The Effectiveness of Intervention »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter surveys the empirical evidence on the effectiveness of foreign exchange intervention. There is an inherent identification problem when estimating the ef...

Chapter 13 Uruguay: Interventions and Their Effects

Chapter 13 Uruguay: Interventions and Their Effects »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

In the wake of the global financial crisis in 2008, the Central Bank of Uruguay faced challenges in global capital flow volatility. It used different tools within th...