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Determinants of Currency Composition of Reserves: a Portfolio Theory Approach with an Application to RMB

Determinants of Currency Composition of Reserves: a Portfolio Theory Approach with an Application to RMB »

Source: Determinants of Currency Composition of Reserves: a Portfolio Theory Approach with an Application to RMB

Volume/Issue: 2019/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yinqiu Lu , and Yilin Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302562

Keywords: Central banks, Capital account convertibility, Central bank aggregates, Investment policy, Monetary authorities, currency composition, FX reserves, portfolio theory, RMB, numeraire

The way central banks manage their foreign reserve assets has evolved over the past decades. One major trend is managing reserves in two or more tranches-liquidity tranche and investment tranche-especially for thos...

Determinants of Currency Composition of Reserves: a Portfolio Theory Approach with an Application to RMB

Determinants of Currency Composition of Reserves: a Portfolio Theory Approach with an Application to RMB »

Volume/Issue: 2019/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yinqiu Lu , and Yilin Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302562.001

ISBN: 9781498302562

Keywords: Central banks, Capital account convertibility, Central bank aggregates, Investment policy, Monetary authorities, currency composition, FX reserves, portfolio theory, RMB, numeraire

The way central banks manage their foreign reserve assets has evolved over the past decades. One major trend is managing reserves in two or more tranches-liquidity tranche and investment tranche-especially for thos...

Considerations on the Role of the SDR

Considerations on the Role of the SDR »

Source: Considerations on the Role of the SDR

Volume/Issue: 2018/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781498307390

Keywords: SDR role, International monetary system, Freely usable currencies, Economic integration, Interest rate policy, Central banks, SDRs, IMS, issuer, multipolar

This paper explores whether a broader role for the SDR could contribute to the smooth functioning and stability of the international monetary system (IMS). Recent staff assessments highlighted that the IMS has disp...

Considerations on the Role of the SDR

Considerations on the Role of the SDR »

Volume/Issue: 2018/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307390.007

ISBN: 9781498307390

Keywords: SDR role, International monetary system, Freely usable currencies, Economic integration, Interest rate policy, Central banks, SDRs, IMS, issuer, multipolar

This paper explores whether a broader role for the SDR could contribute to the smooth functioning and stability of the international monetary system (IMS). Recent staff assessments highlighted that the IMS has disp...

Transmittal Policy
			: The Exchange of Documents Between the Fund and Other Organizations

Transmittal Policy : The Exchange of Documents Between the Fund and Other Organizations »

Volume/Issue: 2017/060

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346276.007

ISBN: 9781498346276

Keywords: Basket of currencies, Central African Economic and Monetary Community, Central banking, Central banks, Currencies, Development plans, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic integration, Economic policy, European Union

history of exchanging documents with other international organizations and currency unions. The practice of exchanging documents with individual organizations dates back to the 1940s, mostly conducted through bilat...

Transmittal Policy

Transmittal Policy »

Source: Transmittal Policy : The Exchange of Documents Between the Fund and Other Organizations

Volume/Issue: 2017/060

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

ISBN: 9781498346276

Keywords: Basket of currencies, Central African Economic and Monetary Community, Central banking, Central banks, Currencies, Development plans, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic integration, Economic policy, European Union

history of exchanging documents with other international organizations and currency unions. The practice of exchanging documents with individual organizations dates back to the 1940s, mostly conducted through bilat...

Eligibility to Use the Funds Facilities for Concessional Financing, 2017

Eligibility to Use the Funds Facilities for Concessional Financing, 2017 »

Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing for 2017

Volume/Issue: 2017/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2017

ISBN: 9781498346788

Keywords: International financial markets, Access to foreign markets, Poverty reduction, Demand, Access to capital markets, concessional, eligibility, GNI, vulnerability, market access

The review of PRGT-eligibility, conducted biennially, is guided by a transparent, rules-based, and parsimonious framework. The framework determines which IMF members can access concessional resources based on an as...

IMF Executive Board Reviews Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing for 2017

IMF Executive Board Reviews Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing for 2017 »

Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing for 2017

Volume/Issue: 2017/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2017

ISBN: 9781498346788

Keywords: International financial markets, Access to foreign markets, Poverty reduction, Demand, Access to capital markets, concessional, eligibility, GNI, vulnerability, market access

The review of PRGT-eligibility, conducted biennially, is guided by a transparent, rules-based, and parsimonious framework. The framework determines which IMF members can access concessional resources based on an as...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing for 2017

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing for 2017 »

Volume/Issue: 2017/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346788.007

ISBN: 9781498346788

Keywords: International financial markets, Access to foreign markets, Poverty reduction, Demand, Access to capital markets, concessional, eligibility, GNI, vulnerability, market access

The review of PRGT-eligibility, conducted biennially, is guided by a transparent, rules-based, and parsimonious framework. The framework determines which IMF members can access concessional resources based on an as...

Method of Collecting Exchange Rates for the Calculation of the Value of the SDR for the purposes of Rule 0-2(a)

Method of Collecting Exchange Rates for the Calculation of the Value of the SDR for the purposes of Rule 0-2(a) »

Volume/Issue: 2016/060

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345170.007

ISBN: 9781498345170

Keywords: Data collection, Exchange rates, Executive Board decisions, Lapse of time approval, Rule O-2(a), SDR valuation, SDR valuation method, Spot exchange rates, Exchange market rates, Representative exchange rates

This paper proposes modifications to the method of collecting exchange rates for the calculation of the value of the SDR for the purposes of Rule O-2(a). The value of the SDR in terms of the U.S. dollar is determin...