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Can Countries Manage Their Financial Conditions Amid Globalization?

Can Countries Manage Their Financial Conditions Amid Globalization? »

Source: Can Countries Manage Their Financial Conditions Amid Globalization?

Volume/Issue: 2018/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Arregui , Selim Elekdag , R. Gelos , Romain Lafarguette , and Dulani Seneviratne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338612

Keywords: Monetary policy, Financial conditions, international policy transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General, General, General

This paper examines the evolving importance of common global components underlying domestic financial conditions. It develops financial conditions indices (FCIs) that make it possible to compare a large set of adva...

Canada

Canada »

Source: Canada : 2008 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2008/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451807059

Keywords: debt, domestic demand, budget, financial conditions, article

Canada has enjoyed high growth while adjusting smoothly to commodity price gains, currency appreciation, and, more recently, slowing U.S. demand. Monetary policy has appropriately shifted to guarding against increa...

Canada: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Canada: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Canada : 2008 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2008/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451807059

Keywords: debt, domestic demand, budget, financial conditions, article

Canada has enjoyed high growth while adjusting smoothly to commodity price gains, currency appreciation, and, more recently, slowing U.S. demand. Monetary policy has appropriately shifted to guarding against increa...

Emerging Market Corporate Leverage and Global Financial Conditions

Emerging Market Corporate Leverage and Global Financial Conditions »

Source: Emerging Market Corporate Leverage and Global Financial Conditions

Volume/Issue: 2016/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adrian Alter , and Selim Elekdag

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475560480

Keywords: Monetary policy, Corporate debt, United States, Emerging markets, Economic conditions, Corporate structure, Leverage, Global financial conditions, US monetary policy

Corporate debt in emerging markets has risen significantly in recent years amid accommodative global financial conditions. This paper studies the relationship of leverage growth in emerging market (EM) firms to U.S...

Financial and Business Cycles in Brazil1

Financial and Business Cycles in Brazil1 »

Source: Financial and Business Cycles in Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2017/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivo Krznar , and Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475571042

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Econometric models, Public sector, Private sector, Financial risk, Brazil, Business cycles, Credit expansion, Procyclicality of financial system, Parameter estimation

This paper explores the nexus between the financial cycle and business cycle in Brazil. Cycles are estimated using a variety of commonly-used statistical methods and with a small, semistructural model of the Brazil...

A Financial Conditions Index for Greece

A Financial Conditions Index for Greece »

Source: A Financial Conditions Index for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2015/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Manning , and Maral Shamloo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513520230

Keywords: Financial conditions, principal component analysis, monetary policy, credit growth, financial shocks, loans, balance sheets, Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

We construct a Financial Conditions Index (FCI) for Greece as a surveillance tool to quantify the degree of the stress in the financial sector. We use principal component analysis to capture the information content...

A Financial Conditions Index for Poland

A Financial Conditions Index for Poland »

Source: A Financial Conditions Index for Poland

Volume/Issue: 2013/252

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giang Ho , and Yinqiu Lu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475540642

Keywords: Financial conditions index, factor analysis, vector auto-regression, gdp growth, bond, bond yield, government bond yield, government bond, Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper constructs a financial conditions index for Poland to explore the link between financial conditions and real economic activity. The index in constructed by applying two complementary approaches-factor an...

A Financial Conditions Index for South Africa

A Financial Conditions Index for South Africa »

Source: A Financial Conditions Index for South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2012/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nombulelo Gumata , Eliphas Ndou , and Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505450

Keywords: Financial conditions index, factor analysis, gdp growth, explanatory power, granger causality, standard deviation, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

The main purpose of this paper is to construct a financial conditions index (FCI) for South Africa. The analysis extracts the index by applying two alternative approaches (principal component analysis and Kalman fi...

Financial Conditions Indexes for the United States and Euro Area

Financial Conditions Indexes for the United States and Euro Area »

Source: Financial Conditions Indexes for the United States and Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2011/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455253326

Keywords: Financial Conditions, Short-term Forecasting, Real-Time Data, forecasting, bond, bond spread, government bond, bond yield, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Financial conditions indexes are developed for the United States and euro area using a wide range of financial indicators and a dynamic factor model. The financial conditions indexes are shown to be useful for fore...

Finland

Finland »

Source: Finland : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland

Volume/Issue: 2010/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455207725

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, financial conditions, financial sector

Owing to the high dependence of its exports on countries and commodities, Finland experienced the worst recession in the euro area. Executive Directors encouraged authorities to focus on improving bank cost efficie...