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Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances

Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances »

Source: Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances : a View on The Eve of the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2010/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , Natalia Tamirisa , and Francesco Strobbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209576

Keywords: International financial integration, claims, fdi, portfolio investment, foreign exchange reserves,

We present a novel and comprehensive dataset of bilateral gross and net external positions in various financial instruments for the main advanced and emerging economies and regions, designed to improve our understa...

Central Bank Reserve Management and International Financial Stability-Some Post-Crisis Reflections1

Central Bank Reserve Management and International Financial Stability-Some Post-Crisis Reflections1 »

Source: Central Bank Reserve Management and International Financial Stability-Some Post-Crisis Reflections

Volume/Issue: 2018/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bradley Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484342008

Keywords: Financial stability, Foreign exchange, Central banks and their policies, Financial crises, Central bank reserve management, risk management, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Institutional Arrangements

Motivated by the tension first revealed during the global financial crisis between the domestic and international financial stability obligations of central bank reserve managers, this paper offers some reflections...

Central Banks Use of Derivatives and Other Contingent Liabilities

Central Banks Use of Derivatives and Other Contingent Liabilities »

Source: Central Banks Use of Derivatives and Other Contingent Liabilities : Analytical Issues and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2000/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Liliana Schumacher , and Mario Bléjer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451848786

Keywords: central bank, contingent liabilities, foreign exchange, bank assets, deposit insurance

Whereas some central bank derivatives and other contingent liabilities arise from anomalous circumstances, there are a number of positive reasons that explain their popularity. After analyzing the rationale for the...

The Changing Mix of Disequilibria During Transition

The Changing Mix of Disequilibria During Transition »

Source: The Changing Mix of Disequilibria During Transition : A Romanian Background

Volume/Issue: 1994/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Daianu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451849394

Keywords: inflation, foreign exchange, aggregate demand, terms of trade

This paper looks at the dynamics of (dis)equilibria during post-command transition. It tries to define an optimal mix between external and internal disequilibrium and to apply this concept to the analysis of the Ro...

China's Growing Influence on Asian Financial Markets1

China's Growing Influence on Asian Financial Markets1 »

Source: China's Growing Influence on Asian Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2016/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , Wei Liao , Shi Piao , and Dulani Seneviratne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475525137

Keywords: China, Spillovers, Equity markets, Foreign Exchange Markets

This paper finds that financial spillovers from China to regional markets are on the rise. The main transmission channel appears to be trade linkages, although direct financial linkages are playing an increasing ro...

The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows

The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows »

Source: The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows : Patterns and Possible Explanations

Volume/Issue: 2005/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860986

Keywords: fdi, capital inflows, foreign exchange, direct investment, foreign capital, International Factor Movements and International Business, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

In this paper, we adopt a cross-country perspective to examine the evolution of capital flows into China, both in terms of volumes and composition. China's inflows have generally been dominated by foreign direct in...

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage »

Source: Collateral Damage : Exchange Controls and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2007/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhiwei Zhang , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865721

Keywords: non-tariff barriers, exchange controls, foreign exchange, tariff barriers, International Factor Movements And International Business,

While new conventional wisdom warns that developing countries should be aware of the risks of premature capital account liberalization, the costs of not removing exchange controls have received much less attention....

The Cost of Foreign Exchange Intervention

The Cost of Foreign Exchange Intervention »

Source: The Cost of Foreign Exchange Intervention : Concepts and Measurement

Volume/Issue: 2016/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , and Rui Mano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484323076

Keywords: central bank balance sheet, international reserves, foreign exchange intervention, currency risk premium

The accumulation of large foreign asset positions by many central banks through sustained foreign exchange (FX) intervention has raised questions about its associated fiscal costs. This paper clarifies conceptual i...

Covered Interest Parity Deviations: Macrofinancial Determinants

Covered Interest Parity Deviations: Macrofinancial Determinants »

Source: Covered Interest Parity Deviations: Macrofinancial Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2019/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Maurice Obstfeld , and Haonan Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484390122

Keywords: International financial markets, Foreign exchange, Covered Interest Parity, Interest Rate Differentials, Forward FX M, Forward FX Market

For about three decades until the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), Covered Interest Parity (CIP) appeared to hold quite closely-even as a broad macroeconomic relationship applying to daily or weekly data. Not only ha...

Currency Composition and Foreign Exchange Reserves1

Currency Composition and Foreign Exchange Reserves1 »

Source: Currency Composition and Foreign Exchange Reserves

Volume/Issue: 1988/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 1988

ISBN: 9781451964844

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange reserves, foreign exchange reserves, currency composition

This study examines the determinants of the currency composition of foreign exchange reserves for both industrial and developing countries. During the period from 1976-85, our empirical results indicate that the cu...