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Cross-Cutting Themes in Economies with Large Banking Systems

Cross-Cutting Themes in Economies with Large Banking Systems »

Source: Cross-Cutting Themes in Economies with Large Banking Systems

Volume/Issue: 2010/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2010

ISBN: 9781498337496

Keywords: Executive Board work program, Fourteenth General Review of Quotas, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, International financial system, Low-income developing countries, Managing Director reports, Multilateral surveillance, Quotas

Recent events make clear that the global economy remains vulnerable, and that important work remains to be done to secure the recovery and prevent future crises. We must adapt to new challenges and ensure that the...

Executive Board Progress Report to the IMFC on the Fund's Mandate

Executive Board Progress Report to the IMFC on the Fund's Mandate »

Source: Executive Board Progress Report to the IMFC on the Fund's Mandate

Volume/Issue: 2010/048

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2010

ISBN: 9781498336727

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Concessional aid, Financial safety nets, Financial sector surveillance, Financial stability, Flexible Credit Line, Fund role, International Monetary and Financial Committee, International monetary system, Low-income developing countries

This paper responds to the IMFC call to review, in light of the crisis, the Fund's mandate over macroeconomic and financial sector policies bearing on global stability. The crisis exposed weaknesses in economic o...

The Fund's Mandate - An Overview

The Fund's Mandate - An Overview »

Source: The Fund's Mandate - An Overview

Volume/Issue: 2010/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498337977

Keywords: Articles of Agreement, Capital flows, Crisis prevention, Exchange rate policy surveillance, Flexible Credit Line, Fund role, International financial system, Multilateral surveillance, Reserves, Financial systems

This paper, and a companion piece on legal aspects 'The Fund's Mandate-The Legal Framework,' is the first in a series of reflections on the Fund's mandate-on what it should be doing to promote global stability and...

The Fund's Mandate-The Legal Framework

The Fund's Mandate-The Legal Framework »

Source: The Fund's Mandate-The Legal Framework

Volume/Issue: 2010/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498337991

Keywords: Allocation of SDRs, Articles of Agreement, Conditionality, Economic stabilization, Fund arrangements, Fund general resources, Fund role, International financial system, Multilateral surveillance, Obligations of members

This paper is intended to accompany 'The Fund's Role and Mandate-An Overview' (the 'Mandate Overview Paper'). Taking into account the issues raised in the Mandate Overview Paper and, in particular, the potential ar...

The Fund's Response to the 2007-08 Financial Crisis - Stocktaking and Collaboration with the Financial Stability Forum

The Fund's Response to the 2007-08 Financial Crisis - Stocktaking and Collaboration with the Financial Stability Forum »

Source: The Fund's Response to the 2007-08 Financial Crisis - Stocktaking and Collaboration with the Financial Stability Forum

Volume/Issue: 2008/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2008

ISBN: 9781498334167

Keywords: Crisis prevention, Financial crisis, Financial stability, Financial Stability Forum, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, Central banking and monetary issues, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems

The present financial crisis is testing the resilience of the global financial system as well as the robustness of national and multilateral policy frameworks. As requested by Executive Directors, this paper review...

The Fund's Role Regarding Cross-Border Capital Flows

The Fund's Role Regarding Cross-Border Capital Flows »

Source: The Fund's Role Regarding Cross-Border Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2010/106

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2010

ISBN: 9781498336512

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Capital controls, Capital flows, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Adjustment process

Global capital flows have multiplied many times over in recent years, mainly between advanced economies but increasingly also to emerging markets, reflecting the general reduction in regulatory and informational ba...

Guidance Note for the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows

Guidance Note for the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows »

Source: Guidance Note for the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2013/034

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2013

ISBN: 9781498341929

Keywords: Capital flows, Capital inflows, Capital outflows, Fund role, Surveillance, Technical Assistance, Private capital flows, Systemically important financial institutions, Multiple currency practices, External sector

This note provides operational guidance to staff for how to use the Fund's institutional view on the liberalization and management of capital flows. The institutional view is a consistent basis for providing policy...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: IMF Support and Crisis Prevention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Juan Zalduendo , Alun Thomas , Jun Kim , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Bikas Joshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589067097

Keywords: Balance of payments assistance, Emerging markets, Foreign exchange reserves, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, capital account, crisis prevention, capital account crises, capital account crisis, current account

The enormous economic and social costs of the financial crises that struck various emerging market countries at the turn of the last century underscore the importance of crisis prev...

II Anatomy of Capital Account Crises: Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities and Crisis Triggers

II Anatomy of Capital Account Crises: Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities and Crisis Triggers »

Source: IMF Support and Crisis Prevention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Juan Zalduendo , Alun Thomas , Jun Kim , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Bikas Joshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589067097

Keywords: Balance of payments assistance, Emerging markets, Foreign exchange reserves, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, capital account, crisis prevention, capital account crises, capital account crisis, current account

The financial crises that struck a number of emerging market countries in the 1990s and early twenty-first century were characterized by sudden reversals of capital flows that had p...

III Toward Crisis Prevention: Precautionary Arrangements

III Toward Crisis Prevention: Precautionary Arrangements »

Source: IMF Support and Crisis Prevention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Juan Zalduendo , Alun Thomas , Jun Kim , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Bikas Joshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589067097

Keywords: Balance of payments assistance, Emerging markets, Foreign exchange reserves, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, capital account, crisis prevention, capital account crises, capital account crisis, current account

The discussion in the previous section suggests where balance sheet vulnerabilities might lurk and how they may interact with specific triggers that result in a full-blown crisis. T...