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Central and Commercial Bank Balance Sheet Risk Before, During, and After the Global Financial Crisis

Central and Commercial Bank Balance Sheet Risk Before, During, and After the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: Central and Commercial Bank Balance Sheet Risk Before, During, and After the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2015/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joseph Crowley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

ISBN: 9781475564273

Keywords: Asset growth, currency composition, balance sheet composition, currency, liabilities, exchange, exchange rates, balance sheets, Portfolio Choice,

This paper presents an overview of exposures in the balance sheets of central banks, banks, and other depository institutions during the past decade, with emphasis on asset growth and currency composition. It explo...

Why Do Emerging Economies Borrow in Foreign Currency?

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Source: Why Do Emerging Economies Borrow in Foreign Currency?

Volume/Issue: 2003/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451858891

Keywords: Liability Dollarization, Monetary Credibility, currency debt, foreign currency, domestic currency, currency composition, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper explores the hypothesis that the dollarization of liabilities in emerging market economies is the result of a lack of monetary credibility. I present a model in which firms choose the currency compositio...

Survey of Reserve Managers

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Source: Survey of Reserve Managers : Lessons from the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2013/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aideen Morahan , and Christian Mulder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484308486

Keywords: Foreign Currency Reserves, reserve managers, central banks, currency composition, reserve management, central bank,

This paper reports in detail on a survey that was circulated to reserve managing central banks of IMF member countries in April 2012. The survey aims to gain further insight into how reserve managers have reacted t...

Risk Management of Sovereign Assets and Liabilities

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Source: Risk Management of Sovereign Assets and Liabilities

Volume/Issue: 1997/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcel Cassard , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451979619

Keywords: Sovereign Debt Management, Reserves Management, debt management, central bank, currency debt, currency composition, public debt

In an environment of sizable and volatile capital flows and integrated international capital markets, large and unhedged net external sovereign liabilities expose countries to swings in international asset prices a...

The Euro's Challenge to the Dollar

The Euro's Challenge to the Dollar »

Source: The Euro's Challenge to the Dollar : Different Views from Economists and Evidence from COFER (Currency Composition of Foreign Exchange Reserves) and Other Data

Volume/Issue: 2006/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ewe-Ghee Lim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864137

Keywords: dollar, international currency, network externalities, currency composition, bonds, international currencies, exchange rates, International Finance: Other, U.s. Dollar,

This paper examines opposing views on the euro's challenge to the dollar as an international currency. One view emphasizes Europe's large economy and diversification effects as undergirding a vigorous challenge. Th...

Spending Seigniorage

Spending Seigniorage »

Source: Spending Seigniorage : Do Central Banks Have a Governance Problem?

Volume/Issue: 2006/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863185

Keywords: seigniorage, expenditures, central bank, reserve accumulation, currency composition, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

This paper reviews how central banks allocate seigniorage, based on systematic crosscountry comparisons of their financial accounts. Central banks are classified as weak or strong, depending upon their structural p...

Europe and Global Imbalances

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Source: Europe and Global Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2007/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867084

Keywords: external assets and liabilities, current account, foreign assets, net foreign assets, currency composition,

Although Europe in the aggregate is a not a major contributor to global current account imbalances, its trade and financial linkages with the rest of the world mean that it will still be affected by a shift in the...

Is Foreign Debt Portfolio Management Efficient in Emerging Economies?

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Source: Is Foreign Debt Portfolio Management Efficient in Emerging Economies?

Volume/Issue: 2001/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Khaled Hussein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451854381

Keywords: emerging economies, cointegration, debt portfolio, currency composition, debt management, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper develops a simple model of foreign debt portfolio management. The model suggests that, under mild conditions, the currency composition of a country's foreign debt portfolio is responsive to exchange rate...

Setting Up a Sovereign Wealth Fund

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Source: Setting Up a Sovereign Wealth Fund : Some Policy and Operational Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2009/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mulder , Amadou Sy , Yinqiu Lu , and Udaibir Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873269

Keywords: Sovereign wealth fund, SWF&;amp;#x2019;s policy objective, central bank, monetary fund, balance of payments, currency composition, external debt, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

This paper offers a policy and operational "roadmap" to policymakers considering setting up an SWF. It should also be of interest to policymakers in countries where SWFs are already in place, to review their existi...

Sovereign Risk and Asset and Liability Management

Sovereign Risk and Asset and Liability Management »

Source: Sovereign Risk and Asset and Liability Management : Conceptual Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Yinqiu Lu , Michael Papaioannou , and Iva Petrova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475511833

Keywords: Sovereign asset and liability management, sovereign balance sheet, reserve management, central bank, government debt, currency composition, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Portfolio Choice, Asset Pricing

Country practices towards managing financial risks on a sovereign balance sheet continue to evolve. Each crisis period, and its legacy on sovereign balance sheets, reaffirms the need for strengthening financial ris...