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The Asia Crisis

The Asia Crisis »

Source: The Asia Crisis : Causes, Policy Responses, and Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 1999/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451855968

Keywords: Asia crisis, interest rates and exchange rates, currency crises, balance of payments crises, exchange rate, banking, banking system, exchange rates, foreign exchange

This paper tells the story of the Asian financial crisis by addressing four questions: What were the causes of the crisis, how did the crisis unfold, what were the policy responses, and what have been the outcomes?...

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and International Portfolio Rebalancing in Thailand1

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and International Portfolio Rebalancing in Thailand1 »

Source: Exchange Rate Fluctuations and International Portfolio Rebalancing in Thailand

Volume/Issue: 2012/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacob Gyntelberg , Subhanij Tientip , and Mico Loretan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505641

Keywords: Foreign exchange market, equity market, portfolio rebalancing, stock market, exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial institutions,

We present empirical evidence that the Thai baht's value is driven in part by investors' cross-border equity portfolio rebalancing decisions. Our results are based on comprehensive datasets of FX and stock market t...

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and International Portfolio Rebalancing in Thailand

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and International Portfolio Rebalancing in Thailand »

Volume/Issue: 2012/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacob Gyntelberg , Subhanij Tientip , and Mico Loretan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505641.001

ISBN: 9781475505641

Keywords: Foreign exchange market, equity market, portfolio rebalancing, stock market, exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial institutions,

We present empirical evidence that the Thai baht's value is driven in part by investors' cross-border equity portfolio rebalancing decisions. Our results are based on comprehensive datasets of FX and stock market t...

Measures to Limit the offshore Use of Currencies
			: Pros and Cons

Measures to Limit the offshore Use of Currencies : Pros and Cons »

Volume/Issue: 2001/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846324.001

ISBN: 9781451846324

Keywords: Offshore currency trading, offshore markets, speculative attacks, exchange controls, capital controls, currency internationalization, foreign exchange, exchange rate, financial institutions, hedging

Several Asian emerging market economies have recently adopted measures to limit the offshore trading of their currencies. This paper provides a general overview of such measures and evaluates the experiences of sel...

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze »

Volume/Issue: 1997/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980202.001

ISBN: 9781451980202

Keywords: Speculative Attacks, Forward Markets, Exchange Rates, Market Corners, central bank, exchange rate, foreign exchange, central banks, domestic currency

A typical strategy used by speculators to launch an attack on a fixed exchange regime is the use of forward markets. Central banks also intervene in forward markets to counter speculation. This paper addresses the...

The Asia Crisis
			: Causes, Policy Responses, and Outcomes

The Asia Crisis : Causes, Policy Responses, and Outcomes »

Volume/Issue: 1999/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855968.001

ISBN: 9781451855968

Keywords: Asia crisis, interest rates and exchange rates, currency crises, balance of payments crises, exchange rate, banking, banking system, exchange rates, foreign exchange

This paper tells the story of the Asian financial crisis by addressing four questions: What were the causes of the crisis, how did the crisis unfold, what were the policy responses, and what have been the outcomes?...

The International Lender of Last Resort
			: How Large is Large Enought?

The International Lender of Last Resort : How Large is Large Enought? »

Volume/Issue: 2001/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849875.001

ISBN: 9781451849875

Keywords: bank runs, multiple equilibria, credit crunch, exchange rate regime, deposit insurance, Asian crisis, exchange rate, banking, foreign exchange, banking sector

This paper considers how an international lender of last resort (LOLR) can prevent self-fulfilling banking and currency crises in emerging economies. We compare two different arrangements: one in which the internat...

The International Lender of Last Resort

The International Lender of Last Resort »

Source: The International Lender of Last Resort : How Large is Large Enought?

Volume/Issue: 2001/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451849875

Keywords: bank runs, multiple equilibria, credit crunch, exchange rate regime, deposit insurance, Asian crisis, exchange rate, banking, foreign exchange, banking sector

This paper considers how an international lender of last resort (LOLR) can prevent self-fulfilling banking and currency crises in emerging economies. We compare two different arrangements: one in which the internat...

Measures to Limit the offshore Use of Currencies

Measures to Limit the offshore Use of Currencies »

Source: Measures to Limit the offshore Use of Currencies : Pros and Cons

Volume/Issue: 2001/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

ISBN: 9781451846324

Keywords: Offshore currency trading, offshore markets, speculative attacks, exchange controls, capital controls, currency internationalization, foreign exchange, exchange rate, financial institutions, hedging

Several Asian emerging market economies have recently adopted measures to limit the offshore trading of their currencies. This paper provides a general overview of such measures and evaluates the experiences of sel...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064768.051

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...