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2. Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets

2. Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2010 : Supporting a Balanced Global Recovery

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350154

Keywords: financing, finance, debt, credit, bank

The past year has been a roller coaster for the global economy. 4 The severe financial crisis that followed the collapse of Lehman Br...

2 | Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets

2 | Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2011 : Pursuing Equitable and Balanced Growth

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351106

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

After suffering the first contraction since World War II in 2009, the global economy staged a strong recovery in 20...

Echoes of Bretton Woods

Echoes of Bretton Woods »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1969

ISBN: 9781616352943

Keywords: rate of return, compound interest, international finance, financial statements, cash flows

This paper presents a description of the Project Analysis Course offered by the World Bank's Economic Development Institute (EDI). The main objective of EDI is to give individuals a general understanding of all the...

Economic Transformation and Income Distribution: Some Evidence from the Baltic Countries

Economic Transformation and Income Distribution: Some Evidence from the Baltic Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 3

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451973440

Keywords: emerging markets, mature markets, investment, portfolios, equity markets

This paper examines the volatility and predictability of emerging stock markets. A range of measures suggests that, despite perceptions to the contrary, the volatility of emerging markets may have fallen rather tha...

2| Entwicklungen in der Weltwirtschaft und an den Finanzmärkten

2| Entwicklungen in der Weltwirtschaft und an den Finanzmärkten »

Source: Internationaler Währungsfonds, Jahresbericht 2011 : Ausgewogenes Wachstum Verfolgen Für Alle

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2011

Language: German

ISBN: 9781616351144

Keywords: Fy2011, IMF Financing, IMF Accountability, IMF Surveillance, IMF Governance, financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

Nachdem die Weltwirtschaft 2009 ihren ersten Rückgang seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg erlitten hatte, erfuhr sie 2010 mit einem globalen BIP-Wachs...

2. Entwicklungen In Der Weltwirtschaft Und Auf Den Globalen Finanzmärkten

2. Entwicklungen In Der Weltwirtschaft Und Auf Den Globalen Finanzmärkten »

Source: Internationaler Währungsfonds : Jahresbericht 2010 Eine Ausgewogene Globale Erholung Fördern

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2010

Language: German

ISBN: 9781616350192

Das vergangene Jahr bescherte der Weltwirtschaft eine veritable Achterbahnfahrt. 4 Die schwerwiegende Finanzkrise,...

Equity Returns in the Banking Sector in the Wake of the Great Recession and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis1

Equity Returns in the Banking Sector in the Wake of the Great Recession and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis1 »

Source: Equity Returns in the Banking Sector in the Wake of the Great Recession and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau , Estelle Liu , and Jochen M. Schmittmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505221

Keywords: equity returns, sovereign debt crisis, regulatory capital, panel data econometrics, banking, tier 1 capital, bank bond, General Financial Markets,

This study finds that equity returns in the banking sector in the wake of the Great Recession and the European sovereign debt crisis have been driven mainly by weak growth prospects and heightened sovereign risk an...

Estimation of the Near Unit Root Model of Real Exchange Rates

Estimation of the Near Unit Root Model of Real Exchange Rates »

Source: Estimation of the Near Unit Root Model of Real Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 1996/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): C. McDermott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1996

ISBN: 9781451846928

Keywords: exchange rates, real exchange rates, exchange rate, time series, real exchange rate

The time-series properties of real exchange rates, on a number of definitions, for 22 industrial countries during 1979-95 were used to re-examine whether PPP holds. It is shown that if real exchange rates reverted...

Euro Area Policies

Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462339549

Keywords: spillovers, bond, financial markets, financial market, financial sector, Euro Area Policies:,

The euro area (EA) plays a major role in the global economy. Market perceptions of events in the EA program countries illustrate the possibility of large spillovers from the area in times of stress. The prospect of...

External Imbalances in the Euro Area

External Imbalances in the Euro Area »

Source: External Imbalances in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2012/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruo Chen , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475524673

Keywords: euro area, external imbalances, financial integration, terms of trade shocks, trading partner, trading partners, trade shocks, commodity exporters, domestic demand, Institutions and the Macroeconomy

The paper examines the extent to which current account imbalances of euro area countries are related to intra-euro area factors and to external trade shocks. We argue that the traditional explanations for the risin...