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Review of the Method of Valuation of the SDR - Initial Considerations

Review of the Method of Valuation of the SDR - Initial Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2015/041

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344319.007

ISBN: 9781498344319

Keywords: China, Currency selection, Foreign exchange transactions, SDR interest rate basket, SDR valuation, SDR valuation basket, SDR valuation method, Freely usable currencies, International monetary system, Exchange risk

This paper lays out initial considerations for the quinquennial review of the method of valuation of the Special Drawing Right (SDR) currency basket. As in previous reviews, a key objective is to enhance the attrac...

The Effectiveness of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies in Managing Large Inflows

The Effectiveness of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies in Managing Large Inflows »

Volume/Issue: 2011/14

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , Annamaria Kokenyne , and Chikako Baba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463902896.006

ISBN: 9781463902896

Keywords: Emerging markets, Exchange rate appreciation, Cross country analysis, Credit expansion, Capital controls, Capital inflows, Risk management, Macroprudential Policy, financial regulation, macroprudential policies

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America

Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2011/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Terrier , Rodrigo Valdes , Camilo Tovar Mora , Jorge Chan-Lau , Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Carlos Medeiros , Man-Keung Tang , Mercedes Vera Martin , and W. Christopher Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455297726.001

ISBN: 9781455297726

Keywords: Dynamic Provisions, Leverage Ratios, Liquidity Requirements, Debt-to-Income Ratios, Loan-to-Value Ratios, Foreign Exchange Credit Risk, Foreign Exchange Positions, Taxes on Capital Inflows, financial system, banking

This paper reviews policy tools that have been used and/or are available for policy makers in the region to lean against the wind and review relevant country experiences using them. The instruments examined include...

Addressing Information Gaps

Addressing Information Gaps »

Volume/Issue: 2009/06

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Christian Mulder , Phil De Imus , L. Psalida , Jeanne Gobat , R. Johnston , Mangal Goswami , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455294602.004

ISBN: 9781455294602

Keywords: Credit risk, Data analysis, Data quality assessment framework, Capital markets, Financial sector, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial crisis, Economic models, Economic indicators

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Revised Guidelines for Foreign Exchange Reserve Management

Revised Guidelines for Foreign Exchange Reserve Management »

Volume/Issue: 2013/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342377.007

ISBN: 9781498342377

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, Financial stability, Foreign exchange, Lapse of time approval, Reserve management policy, Risk management, Transparency, Central banking and monetary issues, Access to international capital markets, Central bank operations

The 2013 revision of the Guidelines was carried out by the IMF staff, supported by a small Working Group of central banks and monetary authorities from China, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Japan, Russia, Saudi Arab...

2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes

2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes »

Volume/Issue: 2012/074

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339957.007

ISBN: 9781498339957

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, Economic indicators, Government finance statistics, Surveillance, Access to international capital markets, Accounting, Assets, Balance of payments, Balance sheets, Banking sector

The IMF keeps data provision by members under periodic review since timely, accurate, and comprehensive data are essential for fulfilling its surveillance mandate. The previous Review of Data Provision to the Fund...