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The Behavior of Real Interest Rates in Exchange-Rate Based Stabilization Programs

The Behavior of Real Interest Rates in Exchange-Rate Based Stabilization Programs »

Source: The Behavior of Real Interest Rates in Exchange-Rate Based Stabilization Programs

Volume/Issue: 1994/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451849660

Keywords: nominal interest rate, bonds, foreign bonds, real money

This paper examines the behavior of real interest rates in exchange-rate based stabilization programs. The analysis is based on a model with imperfect capital mobility and optimizing agents. A permanent reduction i...

The Brady-Euro Yield Differential Debate

The Brady-Euro Yield Differential Debate »

Source: The Brady-Euro Yield Differential Debate : Why Arbitrage is Infeasible

Volume/Issue: 1996/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Federico Kaune Moreno , and Elaine Buckberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

ISBN: 9781451935912

Keywords: eurobonds, bonds, brady bonds, eurobond, eurobond market

Brady bonds offer substantially higher returns than Eurobonds. This paper examines the Brady and Eurobond markets for developing country debt and finds that the apparent arbitrage opportunity is not only smaller th...

Crisis Resolution

Crisis Resolution »

Source: Crisis Resolution : Next Steps

Volume/Issue: 2003/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Kletzer , Barry Eichengreen , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451859980

Keywords: Collective Action, Aggregation, Transition, bonds, bond, bondholders, sovereign debt, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

At the April 2003 meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committees, it was decided to further encourage the contractual approach to smoothing the process of sovereign debt restructuring by encouraging...

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2004/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451847895

Keywords: Sovereign debt and yield spreads, data transparency, SDDS, bond, capital markets, international capital, bonds, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Does macroeconomic data transparency-as signaled by subscription to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)-help reduce borrowing costs in private capital markets? This question is examined using detai...

Crisis Resolution
			: Next Steps

Crisis Resolution : Next Steps »

Volume/Issue: 2003/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Kletzer , Barry Eichengreen , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859980.001

ISBN: 9781451859980

Keywords: Collective Action, Aggregation, Transition, bonds, bond, bondholders, sovereign debt, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

At the April 2003 meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committees, it was decided to further encourage the contractual approach to smoothing the process of sovereign debt restructuring by encouraging...

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2004/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847895.001

ISBN: 9781451847895

Keywords: Sovereign debt and yield spreads, data transparency, SDDS, bond, capital markets, international capital, bonds, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Does macroeconomic data transparency-as signaled by subscription to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)-help reduce borrowing costs in private capital markets? This question is examined using detai...

International Pricing of Emerging Market Corporate Debt
			: Does the Corporate Matter?

International Pricing of Emerging Market Corporate Debt : Does the Corporate Matter? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonja Keller , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962475.001

ISBN: 9781451962475

Keywords: Corporate bonds, bond spreads, Fama-French factors, equity returns, bonds, bond, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

We examine risk spreads charged on corporate bonds placed by emerging market borrowers on international exchanges. While global developments have an important effect on spreads, changes in firm-level default risk a...

Persistent Gaps, Volatility Types, and Default Traps

Persistent Gaps, Volatility Types, and Default Traps »

Volume/Issue: 2007/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Fostel , Sandeep Kapur , and Luis Catão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867121.001

ISBN: 9781451867121

Keywords: Sovereign Debt, Default, Country Spreads, Output Volatility and Persistence, bond, bonds, sovereign bond, bondholders, Sovereign Debt. Default,

We show that cross-country differences in the underlying volatility and persistence of macroeconomic shocks help explain two historical regularities in sovereign borrowing: the existence of "vicious" circles of bor...

Pricing An Interest Payment Guarantee
			: A Contribution to Debt Reduction Techniques

Pricing An Interest Payment Guarantee : A Contribution to Debt Reduction Techniques »

Volume/Issue: 1989/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962390.001

ISBN: 9781451962390

Keywords: bond, debt reduction, bond issuer, bonds, present value

This paper describes an approach for computing the market value of an interest guarantee on a bond where the principal is fully collateralized and which is exchanged for discounted sovereign debts. The cost of the...

Pricing Growth-Indexed Bonds

Pricing Growth-Indexed Bonds »

Volume/Issue: 2005/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862355.001

ISBN: 9781451862355

Keywords: GDP-indexed bonds, Monte-Carlo simulation, indexed bonds, bonds, bond, indexation, indexed bond, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Growth-indexed bonds have been suggested as a way of reducing the procyclicality of emerging-market countries' fiscal policies and the likelihood of costly debt crises. Investor attitude surveys suggest that pricin...