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Chapter II: Global Financial Market Developments

Chapter II: Global Financial Market Developments »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2005 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064188

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, pension, bond, bonds, investors, hedge

This chapter assesses current financial market conditions and risks, in particular the effects of continued abundant global liquidity and improving credit quality on mature and emerging financial markets, an...

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2003 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062368

Keywords: Markets, Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, hedging, capital flows, bond yields

This chapter examines the impact of low interest rates across a wide range of mature and emerging markets. It notes that, on balance, financial stability concerns have eased. Household and corporate balance...

Chapter II: Key Developments and Sources of Financial Risk in the Major Financial Centers

Chapter II: Key Developments and Sources of Financial Risk in the Major Financial Centers »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, March 2003 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2003

ISBN: 9781589062108

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, bond issuance, capital markets, international capital markets

Financial conditions in mature financial markets have improved gradually since the end of the third quarter of 2002, and key sectors have started to rebuild their balance sheets. Boosted by the continuous ri...

Chapter II: The Influence of Credit Derivative and Structured Credit Markets on Financial Stability

Chapter II: The Influence of Credit Derivative and Structured Credit Markets on Financial Stability »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2006 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065048

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bonds, bond, derivative, sovereign debt, hedge

There is growing recognition that the dispersion of credit risk by banks to a broader and more diverse group of investors, rather than warehousing such risk on their balance sheets, has helped to make the ba...

CHAPTER III ASPECTS OF GLOBAL ASSET ALLOCATION

CHAPTER III ASPECTS OF GLOBAL ASSET ALLOCATION »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064508

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, investors, corporate bond, bond markets

The factors that determine changes in asset allocation and, hence, capital flows across national borders and sectors have important implications for the conduct of surveillance of global financial markets. T...

Chapter III: Emerging Market Developments and Financing Prospect

Chapter III: Emerging Market Developments and Financing Prospect »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, March 2003 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2003

ISBN: 9781589062108

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, bond issuance, capital markets, international capital markets

Eternal financial market developments—falling prices in the major equity markets, sharply widening credit spreads, high levels of actual and implied volatility, and a withdrawal of banks from risk taking in...

CHAPTER III FINANCIAL ASSET PRICE VOLATILITY: A SOURCE OF INSTABILITY?

CHAPTER III FINANCIAL ASSET PRICE VOLATILITY: A SOURCE OF INSTABILITY? »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2003 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062368

Keywords: Markets, Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, hedging, capital flows, bond yields

Financial asset price volatility, and its potential to undermine financial stability, has been a subject of concern in recent years. This chapter examines historical volatility and correlations between asset...

Chapter III: Household Balance Sheets

Chapter III: Household Balance Sheets »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2005 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064188

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, pension, bond, bonds, investors, hedge

This is the third and final installment of a series of chapters in the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) discussing the transfer, reallocation, and management of financial risk. Throughout this series...

CHAPTER III RISK MANAGEMENT AND THE PENSION FUND INDUSTRY

CHAPTER III RISK MANAGEMENT AND THE PENSION FUND INDUSTRY »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2004 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063785

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, pension, pension funds, hedge, hedge funds, pension fund

As financial markets develop, a variety of nonbank institutions, such as insurers, pension funds, mutual funds, and hedge funds, have been increasing their exposure to market and credit risks. This chapter i...

CHAPTER III RISK TRANSFER AND THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

CHAPTER III RISK TRANSFER AND THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2004 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063280

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, hedge, pension, hedge funds

The transfer of risk from banks to nonbank institutions, such as mutual funds, pension funds, insurers, and hedge funds, has been taking place for many years. Banks have generally tried to distribute the ris...