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Appendix 2. Complete Survey Results by Country

Appendix 2. Complete Survey Results by Country »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

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Appendix 1. Summary of Primary Dealer System Characteristics

Appendix 1. Summary of Primary Dealer System Characteristics »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

Primary Dealer System Starting Date...

Chapter 2. Definition and Findings

Chapter 2. Definition and Findings »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In simple terms, a primary dealer system is an agreement between two major stakeholders in the domestic government debt market—the debt manager and a group of dealers—to pursue a common strategy in support o...

Chapter 8. Evidence from the Survey

Chapter 8. Evidence from the Survey »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In April 2001, a survey questionnaire on primary dealers was sent to 47 countries. Of the 39 respondents, yielding a turnout rate of about 83 percent, 20 are advanced economies, 13 are emerging markets, and...

CHAPTER 7. Financial System and Institutions

CHAPTER 7. Financial System and Institutions »

Source: Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

Mauritius has one of the more sophisticated financial systems in Africa, a system that is soundly capitalized and profitable. Assets of the banking system represent about 100 percent of GDP. While the financ...

CHAPTER 6. Fiscal Developments

CHAPTER 6. Fiscal Developments »

Source: Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

Over the past 25 years, Mauritius’s public finances have experienced three distinct phases: large fiscal deficits in the early 1980s, followed by a period of fiscal consolidation and discipline during the la...

Chapter 4. Implications of Establishing a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 4. Implications of Establishing a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

By selecting certain firms as primary dealers and not others, authorities concentrate market activity in a smaller number of firms, which has both positive and negative implications. On the positive side, es...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In the last 10 years there have been a growing number of countries establishing primary dealer (PD) systems. This paper discusses the role of primary dealers, as well as operational and technical issues rela...

Chapter 6. Key Prerequisites for a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 6. Key Prerequisites for a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In paving the way for the establishment of a primary dealer system, the authorities might want to create an environment conducive to its most effective functioning. Important prerequisites for establishing a...

CHAPTER 5. Labor Market and Educational System

CHAPTER 5. Labor Market and Educational System »

Source: Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

Despite strong economic growth, averaging just below 6 percent per year over the last two decades, a “U”-curve phenomenon of Mauritian unemployment can be observed (Figure 5.1). The unemployment rate plunged...