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1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

Against the backdrop of lackluster global growth in 2016, the world economy is seeing underlying shifts in its economic and policy landscape. Since last October, the outlook for advanced economi...

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations »

Source: Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations

Volume/Issue: 2019/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han , and Niklas Westelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498317344

Keywords: Interest rate differential, Interest rate increases, International financial markets, Interest rates, Exchange rate policy, Carry trade, safe haven effects, exchange rate appreciations, Japan, VIX

The yen is an important barometer for the Japanese economy. Depreciations are typically associated with favorable economic developments such as increased corporate profits, rising equity prices, and upward pressure...

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...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484398999

Keywords: Bank credit, Financial soundness indicators, Deposit insurance, Central banks, Nominal effective exchange rate, Bank liquidity, APRA;RBA;superannuation;household debt;Australian bank

This Financial System Stability Assessment paper on Australia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund. It is based on the information available at the time it was completed on September 14,...

Brazil: Elected Issues

Brazil: Elected Issues »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508375

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange rate policy, Foreign exchange operations, Financial crises, Currency swaps, BCB, TSA, fiscal operation, cambial, repo

Selected Issues...

Brazil: Elected Issues

Brazil: Elected Issues »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508375

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange rate policy, Foreign exchange operations, Financial crises, Currency swaps, BCB, TSA, fiscal operation, cambial, repo

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Chapter 3 A Taxonomy of Intervention

Chapter 3 A Taxonomy of Intervention »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter presents different frameworks for implementing foreign exchange interventions, including whether they are transparently communicated to the market or ke...

Chapter 7 Brazil: Taking Stock of the Past Couple of Decades

Chapter 7 Brazil: Taking Stock of the Past Couple of Decades »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

This chapter describes the exchange rate regimes, possible policy rationales, and public operational guidelines for foreign exchange intervention in Brazil over the...

Chapter 1 China’s Bond Market: Characteristics, Prospects, and Reforms

Chapter 1 China’s Bond Market: Characteristics, Prospects, and Reforms »

Source: Excerpt: The Future of China's Bond Market

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2019

ISBN: UTDEAEX

Keywords: Market interest rates, Open market operations, Bond markets, Credit default swap, Financial sector development, Exchange rate markets, bond market;people 's bank of China;people 's bank;SOEs;renminbi

In 2018, China marked the fortieth anniversary of “reform and opening up,” which launched a growth miracle that has put the country on a path—absent major shocks—to becoming the wor...

Chapter 10 Costa Rica: Learning to Float

Chapter 10 Costa Rica: Learning to Float »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank;volatility;exchange market;exchange rate;international reserve

Costa Rica provides a case study of how a small, highly dollarized and very open emerging market economy gradually learns to float. Since 2006, Costa Rica has transi...