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The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets

The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets »

Source: The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets : The Cases of Mexico and Turkey

Volume/Issue: 2004/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , and Roberto Guimarães

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854640

Keywords: Central bank intervention, foreign exchange market, capital flow, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, foreign exchange sales,

This paper analyzes the effects of intervention on the level and volatility of the exchange rate in Mexico and Turkey, two emerging countries that have floating exchange rate regimes. The paper finds mixed evidence...

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks »

Source: The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

Volume/Issue: 1993/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxwell Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451966565

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy

This paper reviews the fiscal activities that governments in a sample of 26 developing countries have obliged their central banks to undertake. In the main, these activities fall under five categories: (1) collecti...

Fiscal and Monetary Nexus in Emerging Market Economies

Fiscal and Monetary Nexus in Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Fiscal and Monetary Nexus in Emerging Market Economies : How Does Debt Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2006/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garima Vasishtha , Taimur Baig , Manmohan Kumar , and Edda Zoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864441

Keywords: central bank, inflation

This paper examines two main aspects of the interaction between fiscal and monetary policy in emerging market economies. First, it explores the interest rate-inflation relationship in economies with different level...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Official Foreign Exchange Intervention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cem Karacadag , Roberto Guimarães , and Shogo Ishii

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064218

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, central bank, exchange rate volatility

Shogo Ishii Central banks operating flexible exchange rate regimes intervene in the foreign exchange market for a variety of reasons. In developing countries, prevalent among...

II Best Practices in Official Interventions in the Foreign Exchange Market

II Best Practices in Official Interventions in the Foreign Exchange Market »

Source: Official Foreign Exchange Intervention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cem Karacadag , Roberto Guimarães , and Shogo Ishii

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064218

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, central bank, exchange rate volatility

Jorge Iván Canales-Kriljenko, Roberto Guimarães, and Cem Karacadag This chapter provides an overview of the policy, technical, and administrative questions that must be addres...

III Survey of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Developing Countries

III Survey of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Developing Countries »

Source: Official Foreign Exchange Intervention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cem Karacadag , Roberto Guimarães , and Shogo Ishii

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064218

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, central bank, exchange rate volatility

Jorge Iván Canales-Kriljenko Acomprehensive survey conducted by the International Monetary Fund in 2001 systematically documented the structure and main characteristics of the...

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund »

Volume/Issue: 1998/12

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Curzio Giannini , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969337.003

ISBN: 9781451969337

Keywords: Inflation, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Fund role, International Monetary Fund, credibility, price stability, central bank, exchange rate, current account

This paper argues that many developing countries may find it difficult to buttress disinflation programs purely through the adoption of traditional credibility-enhancing devices (such as monetary anchors and centra...

Two Targets, Two Instruments
			: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies in Emerging Market Economies

Two Targets, Two Instruments : Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies in Emerging Market Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2012/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Atish Ghosh , and Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503623.006

ISBN: 9781475503623

Keywords: Emerging markets, Exchange rate policy, Central banks, Inflation targeting, Foreign exchange intervention, Monetary policy, exchange rate, inflation, central bank, foreign exchange

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Fiscal and Monetary Nexus in Emerging Market Economies
			: How Does Debt Matter?

Fiscal and Monetary Nexus in Emerging Market Economies : How Does Debt Matter? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garima Vasishtha , Taimur Baig , Manmohan Kumar , and Edda Zoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864441.001

ISBN: 9781451864441

Keywords: central bank, inflation

This paper examines two main aspects of the interaction between fiscal and monetary policy in emerging market economies. First, it explores the interest rate-inflation relationship in economies with different level...

Important Elements for Inflation Targeting for Emerging Economies

Important Elements for Inflation Targeting for Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2010/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker , and Charles Freedman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200726.001

ISBN: 9781455200726

Keywords: inflation, central bank, rate of inflation, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data),

This is the fifth chapter of a forthcoming monograph entitled "On Implementing Full-Fledged Inflation-Targeting Regimes: Saying What You Do and Doing What You Say." It examines whether certain conditions have to be...