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Assessing China’s Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities

Assessing China’s Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities »

Source: Assessing China's Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2015/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mali Chivakul , and Waikei Lam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2015

ISBN: 9781484308783

Keywords: leverage, state-owned enterprise (SOE), real estate, interest rate shock, debt, interest, interest rate, profit, indebtedness, General,

This paper documents and assesses the risk stemming from rising corporate indebtedness in China using a firm-level dataset of listed firms. It finds that while leverage on average is not high, there is a fat tail...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh »

Source: Bangladesh : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451804294

Keywords: interest, debt, budget, interest rates, capital spending, Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Bangladesh's external position strengthened considerably in FY2009 and the first four months of FY2010. Strong remittances, resilient exports, and weak imports caus...

Bangladesh: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2009

Bangladesh: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2009 »

Source: Bangladesh : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451804294

Keywords: interest, debt, budget, interest rates, capital spending, Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Bangladesh's external position strengthened considerably in FY2009 and the first four months of FY2010. Strong remittances, resilient exports, and weak imports caus...

Bangladesh: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Bangladesh: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Bangladesh : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451804294

Keywords: interest, debt, budget, interest rates, capital spending, Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Bangladesh's external position strengthened considerably in FY2009 and the first four months of FY2010. Strong remittances, resilient exports, and weak imports caus...

The Behavior of Conventional and Islamic Bank Deposit Returns in Malaysia and Turkey

The Behavior of Conventional and Islamic Bank Deposit Returns in Malaysia and Turkey »

Source: The Behavior of Conventional and Islamic Bank Deposit Returns in Malaysia and Turkey

Volume/Issue: 2011/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Charap , and Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455293704

Keywords: Interest rates, Islamic banks, causality, time-varying volatility correlation, bank deposit, interest, balance sheet, debt

This paper examines the empirical behavior of conventional bank deposit rates and the rate of return on retail Islamic profit-and-loss sharing (PLS) investment accounts in Malaysia and Turkey, using monthly data fr...

Debt Overhang, Debt Reduction and Investment

Debt Overhang, Debt Reduction and Investment »

Source: Debt Overhang, Debt Reduction and Investment : The Case of the Philippines

Volume/Issue: 1990/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1990

ISBN: 9781451956535

Keywords: debt reduction, debt overhang, foreign debt, investment function, real interest rate

While there is a substantial body of literature on the effects of “debt overhang” on investment in heavily-indebted countries, there is surprisingly little empirical work available on this subject. Th...

Fiji: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Fiji: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455231119

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit, interest rate

Fiji's economy has contracted by 3 percent in 2009, and marginal growth is estimated for 2010. Foreign exchange reserves have improved steadily following the April 2009 devaluation and stood at over 4 months of imp...

How Delaying Fiscal Consolidation Affects the Present Value of GDP

How Delaying Fiscal Consolidation Affects the Present Value of GDP »

Source: How Delaying Fiscal Consolidation Affects the Present Value of GDP

Volume/Issue: 2015/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Fletcher , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498393577

Keywords: hysteresis, fiscal multipliers, gdp, multipliers, debt, interest, interest rate,

We develop a simple model to examine the conditions under which delaying fiscal consolidation can affect the present value of GDP via the fiscal stance's effects on the output gap and hysteresis. We find that the a...

How Important are Debt and Growth Expectations for Interest Rates?

How Important are Debt and Growth Expectations for Interest Rates? »

Source: How Important are Debt and Growth Expectations for Interest Rates?

Volume/Issue: 2015/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484358603

Keywords: time-variation, debt, interest, interest rates, forward rates, private sector debt, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper uses a dataset on private-sector risk aversion as well as expectations of long-run growth and debt to explain trends in implied forward rates on government bonds in the G-7 countries. The results show, c...

IMF Completes Ninth Review of Indonesia Program, Approves US$486 Million Disbursement

IMF Completes Ninth Review of Indonesia Program, Approves US$486 Million Disbursement »

Source: Indonesia : Ninth Review Under the Extended Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2003/376

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451818284

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit, interest rate

The Indonesian authorities are to be commended for their continued strong policy performance under their arrangement with the IMF. The economy is sustaining steady growth despite a number of external and domestic s...