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Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates

Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates »

Source: Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 2008/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fernando M. Gonçalves

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869576

Keywords: Foreign Reserves, Foreign Exchange Market, Floating Exchange Rate, inflation, monetary authority, inflation rate, foreign exchange,

Official accumulation of foreign reserves may be perceived as interventions to influence the exchange rate, undermining the credibility of floating exchange rates and inflation targets. This paper develops a theore...

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

This chapter provides a framework for determining the appropriate mix of monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policies for correcting macroeconomic imbalances. It discusses the design of macroeconomic adjustm...

Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes

Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes »

Source: Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes : Some Steady State Comparisons

Volume/Issue: 1990/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): José Saúl Lizondo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1990

ISBN: 9781451951851

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, official exchange rate, real exchange rate

This paper compares two alternative dual exchange market regimes. In one of them, the official market clears through changes in international reserves, while in the other regime, the central bank implements a ratio...

An American Perspective on EMU

An American Perspective on EMU »

Source: EMU and the International Monetary System

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756640

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, central bank

When the Managing Director called a few weeks ago to suggest that I might join you for dinner, I accepted much too easily. The simple fact is that, instead of speaking tonight, I sh...

Appendix I Economic Policy Coordination in Context of Uncertainty

Appendix I Economic Policy Coordination in Context of Uncertainty »

Source: Characteristics of a Successful Exchange Rate System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , Morris Goldstein , and Jacob Frenkel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752154

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, current account, inflation, monetary fund

An important aspect of policy coordination is the lack of knowledge about the effects of policies and hence whether a particular policy choice is likely to have beneficial, or harmful, effects....

Appendix I. Interest Rate Convergence in Countries with a Currency Board Arrangement

Appendix I. Interest Rate Convergence in Countries with a Currency Board Arrangement »

Source: Currency Board Arrangements : Issues and Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756688

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, inflation, foreign exchange, reserve requirements

One main benefit of a CBA is to facilitate the convergence of domestic interest rates to international levels. This appendix describes interest rate convergence processes in Argenti...

Appendix I. Measurement and Accounting Issues

Appendix I. Measurement and Accounting Issues »

Source: Quasi-Fiscal Operations of Public Financial Institutions

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Mackenzie , and Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 1996

ISBN: 9781557755834

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, central banks, exchange rate

Various problems that arise in defining QFA, and in measuring the quasi-fiscal component of the operations of central banks and other PFIs, were briefly discussed in the text, as were the difficulties that c...

Appendix II Evaluation of Some Simple Coordinated Policy Rules

Appendix II Evaluation of Some Simple Coordinated Policy Rules »

Source: Characteristics of a Successful Exchange Rate System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , Morris Goldstein , and Jacob Frenkel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752154

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, current account, inflation, monetary fund

The gains from policy coordination have often been evaluated in the context of optimal policies when countries act jointly to determine their policies, compared with policies chosen optimally when countries...

Appendix II. Lender of Last Resort and Banking Crisis Management

Appendix II. Lender of Last Resort and Banking Crisis Management »

Source: Currency Board Arrangements : Issues and Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756688

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, inflation, foreign exchange, reserve requirements

Although currency boards during the colonial period were constrained from providing LOLR support, major commercial banks, which were foreign owned, could rely on their headquarters...

Appendix II Varieties of Country Experience

Appendix II Varieties of Country Experience »

Source: Quasi-Fiscal Operations of Public Financial Institutions

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Mackenzie , and Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 1996

ISBN: 9781557755834

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, central banks, exchange rate

This appendix describes a variety of QFAs that have been practiced in IMF member countries. Its intent is to give a flavor of the many forms that such practices can take; the countries whose experience is ci...