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Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

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Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064775.051

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Why are policymakers reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector, despite mounting empirical evidence that independence makes fo...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations »

Source: Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations

Volume/Issue: 1999/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Klaas Knot , and Jan Berk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1999

ISBN: 9781451850345

Keywords: interest parity relations, exchange rate expectations, exchange rate, bond, bond yields, exchange rates

This paper investigates international co-movement in bond yields by testing for uncovered interest parity (UIP). Existing work is supplemented by focusing on long instead of short-term interest rates and by employi...

Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies

Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies : A Comparative Empirical Treatment

Volume/Issue: 2005/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomson Fontaine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860320

Keywords: exchange rate, contagion, currency crisis, fixed exchange rate, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper takes a step in empirically testing the implications of a number of theoretical models that attempt to highlight the dynamics behind currency crises. By focusing on countries with broadly disparate econo...

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets »

Source: Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Merritt , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864540

Keywords: Arbitrage pricing theory, risk prices, asset pricing, exchange rate, currency risk, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

Large fundamental imbalances persist in the global economy, with potential exchange rate implications. This paper assesses whether exchange rate risk is priced across G-7 stock markets. Given the multitude of hedgi...

European Union

European Union »

Source: European Union : Detailed Assessment of Implementation of the European Central Bank Observance of the CPSS-IOSCO Responsibilities of Authorities for Financial Market Infrastructure

Volume/Issue: 2014/35

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475568844

Keywords: payments, payment system, sss, collateral

This paper discusses key findings of the detailed assessment of implementation of the European Central Bank (ECB) Observance of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems/International Organization of Securiti...

Exchange Rate Movements and International Interdependence of Stock Markets

Exchange Rate Movements and International Interdependence of Stock Markets »

Source: Exchange Rate Movements and International Interdependence of Stock Markets

Volume/Issue: 1989/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 1989

ISBN: 9781451974492

Keywords: stock prices, exchange rate, exchange rates, nominal exchange rate, real exchange rates

This paper investigates linkages between stock markets in seven industrialized countries since 1974. Empirical evidence shows that both nominal and real stock prices (and returns) are strongly positively correlated...

Foreign Exchange Hedging with Synthetic Options and the Interest Rate Defense of a Fixed Exchange Rate Regime

Foreign Exchange Hedging with Synthetic Options and the Interest Rate Defense of a Fixed Exchange Rate Regime »

Source: Foreign Exchange Hedging with Synthetic Options and the Interest Rate Defense of a Fixed Exchange Rate Regime

Volume/Issue: 1994/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Garber , and Michael Spencer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781451857009

Keywords: exchange rate, hedging, hedge, foreign exchange, fixed exchange rate

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...