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Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2014/091

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498342445

Keywords: External sector, External sector assessment, Flexible exchange rate policy, International monetary system, Financial crises, adequacy, traditional metrics, dollarized, WEO, market access

Reserves have a central place in the policy tool kit of most economies, providing insurance against shocks. In conjunction with sound policies, they can help reduce the likelihood of balance of payment crises and p...

The Bali Fintech Agenda: A Blueprint for Successfully Harnessing Fintech’s Opportunities

The Bali Fintech Agenda: A Blueprint for Successfully Harnessing Fintech’s Opportunities »

Source: The Bali Fintech Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2018/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2018

ISBN: 9781498309950

Keywords: International monetary system, Central banks, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial services, Financial safety nets, financial integrity, financial system, financial stability, national authority, IMF

"Rapid advances in financial technology are transforming the economic and financial landscape, offering wide-ranging opportunities while raising potential risks. Fintech can support potential growth and poverty red...

The Bali Fintech Agenda—Background Paper

The Bali Fintech Agenda—Background Paper »

Source: The Bali Fintech Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2018/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2018

ISBN: 9781498309950

Keywords: International monetary system, Central banks, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial services, Financial safety nets, financial integrity, financial system, financial stability, national authority, IMF

"Rapid advances in financial technology are transforming the economic and financial landscape, offering wide-ranging opportunities while raising potential risks. Fintech can support potential growth and poverty red...

The Bali Fintech Agenda—Chapeau Paper

The Bali Fintech Agenda—Chapeau Paper »

Source: The Bali Fintech Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2018/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2018

ISBN: 9781498309950

Keywords: International monetary system, Central banks, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial services, Financial safety nets, financial integrity, financial system, financial stability, national authority, IMF

"Rapid advances in financial technology are transforming the economic and financial landscape, offering wide-ranging opportunities while raising potential risks. Fintech can support potential growth and poverty red...

Considerations on the Role of the SDR

Considerations on the Role of the SDR »

Source: Considerations on the Role of the SDR

Volume/Issue: 2018/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781498307390

Keywords: SDR role, International monetary system, Freely usable currencies, Economic integration, Interest rate policy, Central banks, SDRs, IMS, issuer, multipolar

This paper explores whether a broader role for the SDR could contribute to the smooth functioning and stability of the international monetary system (IMS). Recent staff assessments highlighted that the IMS has disp...

Criteria for Broadening the SDR Currency Basket

Criteria for Broadening the SDR Currency Basket »

Source: Criteria for Broadening the SDR Currency Basket

Volume/Issue: 2011/077

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2011

ISBN: 9781498338448

Keywords: Basket of currencies, Foreign exchange, International monetary system, Reserves, SDR valuation basket, Freely usable currencies, SDR interest rate basket, Currency swaps, Exchange rate policy, international transaction

The paper explores the pros and cons of maintaining the current 'freely usable currency' criterion, and clarifies indicators for assessing it. The freely usable concept and its two key elements-currencies should be...

Fintech

Fintech »

Source: Fintech : The Experience So Far

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321860

Keywords: Central bank market infrastructure, Financial services industry, International monetary system, Central banks, Financial regulation and supervision, Fintech, payment service, sandbox, cybersecurity, DLT

The paper finds that while there are important regional and national differences, countries are broadly embracing the opportunities of fintech to boost economic growth and inclusion, while balancing risks to stabil...

FY2013-FY2015 Medium-Term Budget

FY2013-FY2015 Medium-Term Budget »

Source: FY2013-FY2015 Medium-Term Budget

Volume/Issue: 2012/019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Office of Budget and Planning

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2012

ISBN: 9781498340748

Keywords: Administrative and Capital budgets, Executive Board decisions, Financial year, Fund budget, Resource allocation, International monetary system, Financial crises, Capital budget, Fiscal space, Financial sector surveillance

The FY 13-15 Medium-Term Budget presented in this paper reflects the following main features: Unchanged administrative budget in real terms for FY 13. Overall spending (structural plus crisis/temporary) will be kep...

Group of Twenty - Measures Which are Both Macroprudential and Capital Flow Management Measures

Group of Twenty - Measures Which are Both Macroprudential and Capital Flow Management Measures »

Source: Group of Twenty - Measures Which are Both Macroprudential and Capital Flow Management Measures : IMF Approach

Volume/Issue: 2015/060

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2015

ISBN: 9781498344715

Keywords: Financial crises, Capital flows, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, International monetary system, Financial systems, capital flow, nonresident, list B, MPM, IMF

The global financial crisis underscored the costs of systemic instability at both the national and global levels and highlighted the importance of dedicated macroprudential and capital flow management policies. The...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Review of Experience with the Institutional View on the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows

IMF Executive Board Discusses Review of Experience with the Institutional View on the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows »

Source: Capital Flows - Review of Experience with the Institutional View

Volume/Issue: 2016/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345057

Keywords: Capital flows, International monetary system, Capital inflows, Flexible exchange rates, Capital account liberalization, capital flow, flow reversal, liberalization, policy response, policy advice

Capital flows are an important aspect of the international monetary system. They provide significant benefits, both direct and indirect. At the same time, they also carry risks, and a key challenge for countries is...