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II Developments, Trends, and Issues in the Mature Financial Markets

II Developments, Trends, and Issues in the Mature Financial Markets »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 1999)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758521

Keywords: debt, bonds, loans, interest, restructuring

During the last twelve months, mature markets have experienced severe turbulence. 1 Following the crisis in Russia and amid news of difficulties at a major hedge fund (LTCM), thes...

II The Crisis in Emerging Markets—and Other Issues in the Current Conjuncture

II The Crisis in Emerging Markets—and Other Issues in the Current Conjuncture »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1998 : Financial Turbulence in the World Economy

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757739

Keywords: debt, interest, debtor countries, current account, external debt

Since the finalization of the May 1998 World Economic Outlook, the recessions in the east Asian emerging market economies suffering from financial crisis and in Japan have deepened. And the August crisis in...

III Emerging Markets: The Contraction in External Financing and Its Impact on Financial Systems

III Emerging Markets: The Contraction in External Financing and Its Impact on Financial Systems »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 1999)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758521

Keywords: debt, bonds, loans, interest, restructuring

The turmoil that began as the “Asian crisis” in 1997 spread far more widely in 1998 as the pattern of rolling crises continued. After the substantial turmoil experienced in late 1997, the outlook for emergin...

III Substance

III Substance »

Source: External Evaluation of IMF Surveillance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1999

ISBN: 9781557758637

Keywords: capital flows, exchange rate, capital inflows, financial sector, multilateral surveillance

1. This section deals with the quality, relevance, depth, and scope of Fund advice. The questions posed by the Board that are most pertinent here are the following....

III The Asian Crisis and the Region’s Long-Term Growth Performance

III The Asian Crisis and the Region’s Long-Term Growth Performance »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1998 : Financial Turbulence in the World Economy

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757739

Keywords: debt, interest, debtor countries, current account, external debt

Over the past three decades, the economies of east Asia made remarkable economic progress. Following on the heels of Japan’s double-digit growth in the 1960s, Korea, Taiwan Province of China, Hong Kong SAR,...

IMF creates temporary facility to counter Y2K strains

IMF creates temporary facility to counter Y2K strains »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 28/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451927252

Keywords: debt relief, debt, financial sector, poverty reduction

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

The Payment System and Monetary Policy

The Payment System and Monetary Policy »

Volume/Issue: 1998/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973389.003

ISBN: 9781451973389

Keywords: Payment systems, Monetary policy, central bank, payment system, central banks, interest rates

Achieving the primary objective of price stability without unduly compromising the operational efficiency of the payment system constitutes a major problem for central banks. Routine monetary policy presumes a give...

IMF Survey
			: Volume 28, Issue 19

IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 19 »

Volume/Issue: 28/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451927252.023

ISBN: 9781451927252

Keywords: debt relief, debt, financial sector, poverty reduction

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Default, Credit Growth, and Asset Prices

Default, Credit Growth, and Asset Prices »

Volume/Issue: 2006/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): C. Goodhart , Miguel Segoviano Basurto , and Boris Hofmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864830.001

ISBN: 9781451864830

Keywords: Probability of default, macroeconomic shocks, financial surveillance, banking, bank lending, probability, Econometric Modeling: General, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation

This paper uses a Merton-type estimate of the probability of default (PoD) for the main banks in a sample of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and middle-income countries as a proxy for the frag...

Real Exchange Rates and Commodity Prices

Real Exchange Rates and Commodity Prices »

Volume/Issue: 1996/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Dupont , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844474.001

ISBN: 9781451844474

Keywords: equation, exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rate, logarithm

This paper examines the relations between fluctuations in real exchange rates among the major currencies and fluctuations in real commodity prices. Increased exchange rate volatility calls for a better understandin...