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I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Moving to Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility : Operational Aspects Based on Lessons from Detailed Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066243

Keywords: Floating exchange rates, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, exchange rate flexibility

Many countries moved toward more flexible exchange rate regimes over the past decade. 1 Among the factors underlying the move to greater flexibility has been the belief that more...

II Country Experiences with Transition to Greater Flexibility: Operational Aspects Underpinning Durable Exits

II Country Experiences with Transition to Greater Flexibility: Operational Aspects Underpinning Durable Exits »

Source: Moving to Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility : Operational Aspects Based on Lessons from Detailed Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066243

Keywords: Floating exchange rates, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, exchange rate flexibility

This section brings together the experiences of six countries to extract the common elements in moving to greater flexibility. It reviews the nature and pace of the exits and the factors underlying them, the...

II Experience with Instituting and Operating Market Arrangements for an Independent Float

II Experience with Instituting and Operating Market Arrangements for an Independent Float »

Source: Floating Exchange Rates in Developing Countries : Experience with Auction and Interbank Markets

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kyong Huh , Benedicte Christensen , Peter Quirk , and Toshihiko Sasaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

ISBN: 9780939934898

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rates

Fifteen developing country members of the Fund have adopted market-related floating exchange arrangements. 4 Members adopting floating exchange rate systems have represented a var...

III Accompanying Measures in Members’ Exchange Markets

III Accompanying Measures in Members’ Exchange Markets »

Source: Floating Exchange Rates in Developing Countries : Experience with Auction and Interbank Markets

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kyong Huh , Benedicte Christensen , Peter Quirk , and Toshihiko Sasaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

ISBN: 9780939934898

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rates

Development of Forward Exchange Market Institution of floating arrangements in the spot market may be important in setting the stage for the establishment of cover facilities that do...

III Orderly Transitions

III Orderly Transitions »

Source: Moving to Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility : Operational Aspects Based on Lessons from Detailed Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066243

Keywords: Floating exchange rates, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, exchange rate flexibility

Chile (1984–99) 1 Chile’s transition to a free float was a very gradual, and mostly orderly, process that took about 15 years from the...

Economic Integration and the Exchange Rate Regime
			: Some Lessons from Canada

Economic Integration and the Exchange Rate Regime : Some Lessons from Canada »

Volume/Issue: 2001/1

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Vivek Arora , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974942.003

ISBN: 9781451974942

Keywords: Canada, Canada, Economic integration, Floating exchange rates, Trade, United States, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, interest rates

The Canadian experience with a floating exchange rate regime can shed some light on the question of whether A question of current interest in many parts of the world is whether with growing economic integration amo...

Do 'Flexible' Exchange Rates of Developing Countries Behave Like the Floating Exchange Rates of Industrialized Countries?

Do 'Flexible' Exchange Rates of Developing Countries Behave Like the Floating Exchange Rates of Industrialized Countries? »

Volume/Issue: 2002/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Wickham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850451.001

ISBN: 9781451850451

Keywords: Flexible and floating exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange rates, statistics, statistic,

The paper examines the behavior of daily spot exchange rates for a sample of industrialized countries which are generally considered to be floating with only occasional official foreign exchange market intervention...

Exchange Rate Regime Transitions

Exchange Rate Regime Transitions »

Volume/Issue: 2000/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855593.001

ISBN: 9781451855593

Keywords: exchange rates, regimes, pegs, floating, exchange rate, probability, probabilities

The “hollowing-out,” or “two poles” hypothesis is tested in the context of a Markov chain model of exchange rate transitions. In particular, two versions of the hypothesis—that ha...

IV Developments Under Floating Exchange Rate Regimes

IV Developments Under Floating Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Floating Exchange Rates in Developing Countries : Experience with Auction and Interbank Markets

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kyong Huh , Benedicte Christensen , Peter Quirk , and Toshihiko Sasaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

ISBN: 9780939934898

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rates

Most of the developing countries that have adopted floating exchange rates have at the same time pursued supporting monetary and fiscal policies and have liberalized exchange and trade restrictions. Isolatin...

IV Disorderly Transitions

IV Disorderly Transitions »

Source: Moving to Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility : Operational Aspects Based on Lessons from Detailed Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066243

Keywords: Floating exchange rates, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, exchange rate flexibility

Brazil (1999) 1 In Brazil, the transition to a floating exchange rate regime involved a crisis exit. After four years in place, the col...