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'Beneficial' Delays in Debt Restructuring Negotiations

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Source: 'Beneficial' Delays in Debt Restructuring Negotiations

Volume/Issue: 2008/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ran Bi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869002

Keywords: debt renegotiation, stochastic bargaining, renegotiation delays, bond, bond spreads,

Delays in debt restructuring negotiations are widely regarded as inefficient. This paper argues that delays can allow the economy to recover from a crisis, make more resources available for debt settlement, and ena...

Euro Area Sovereign Risk During the Crisis1

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Source: Euro Area Sovereign Risk During the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edda Zoli , and Silvia Sgherri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873696

Keywords: Sovereign Spreads, Global Risk Repricing, bond, sovereign bond, bonds,

While the use of public resources is critical to cushion the impact of the financial crisis on the euro-area economy, it is key that the entailed fiscal costs not be seen by markets as undermining fiscal sustainabi...

Is it (Still) Mostly Fiscal? Determinants of Sovereign Spreads in Emerging Markets

Is it (Still) Mostly Fiscal? Determinants of Sovereign Spreads in Emerging Markets »

Source: Is it (Still) Mostly Fiscal? Determinants of Sovereign Spreads in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2008/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Amine Mati , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2008

ISBN: 9781451871173

Keywords: Sovereign spreads, political risk, bond, fiscal variables, bond spreads, fiscal balance,

Using a panel of 30 emerging market economies from 1997 to 2007, this paper investigates the determinants of country risk premiums as measured by sovereign bond spreads. Unlike previous studies, the results indicat...

What Drives Contagion

What Drives Contagion »

Source: What Drives Contagion : Trade Neighborhood, or Financial Links?

Volume/Issue: 2001/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Valdes , and Leonardo Hernández

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451844801

Keywords: Contagion, Bond Spreads, Stock Market, Crisis Transmission, bond, sovereign bond, International Finance: General,

This paper presents evidence on the relative importance of alternative contagion channels during the Thai, Russian, and Brazilian crises. Results show that when crises are measured by changes in sovereign bond spre...

Country Transparency and the Global Transmission of Financial Shocks

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Source: Country Transparency and the Global Transmission of Financial Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2013/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Brandao Marques , R. Gelos , and Natalia Melgar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484397237

Keywords: transmission of global financial shocks, bond, stock returns, equity markets, bond spreads, bond returns, Asset Pricing,

This paper considers the role of country-level opacity (the lack of availability of information) in amplifying shocks emanating from financial centers. We provide a simple model where, in the presence of ambiguity...

Financial Contagion and Investor "Learning"

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Source: Financial Contagion and Investor "Learning" : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 2002/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ritu Basu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875157

Keywords: Contagion, trader behavior, herding, sunspots, learning, bond, currency crises, bond spreads, bond market, International Finance: General,

There have been several episodes of financial market "contagion" in the 1990s. Is contagion driven by herd behavior? Does it reflect fundamental economic linkages between countries? Or are episodes of contagion dri...

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

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Source: Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846447

Keywords: Bond spreads, debt crisis, bond, debt crises, sovereign bond, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Crises on external sovereign debt are typically defined as defaults. Such a definition accurately captures debt-servicing difficulties in the 1980s, a period of numerous defaults on bank loans. However, defining de...

How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?*

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Source: How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?

Volume/Issue: 2016/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacopo Cimadomo , Peter Claeys , and Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484362068

Keywords: market expectations, sovereign bond spreads, survey data, Consensus Economics.

This paper assesses how forecasting experts form their expectations about future government bond spreads. Using monthly survey forecasts for France, Italy and the United Kingdom between January 1993 and October 201...

Banks and Monetary Shocks in Emerging Markets

Banks and Monetary Shocks in Emerging Markets »

Source: Banks and Monetary Shocks in Emerging Markets : How Far Can We Go with the "Credit View"?

Volume/Issue: 2000/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Sergio Rodriguez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451848984

Keywords: interest rate spreads, banking, bond, reserve requirements, bank deposits

This paper examines the propagation of monetary shocks in a two-good optimizing macromodel where domestic banking activity is costly and the non-tradable sector is highly dependent on domestic bank credit, as in mo...

Financial Spillovers to Chile

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Source: Financial Spillovers to Chile

Volume/Issue: 2012/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiri Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475552195

Keywords: Credit Spread, Interbank Market Spread, Financial Spillover, bond, interbank market, bond market, banking, banking sector, Asset Pricing,

This paper quantifies financial spillovers from global risk factors to banks' funding costs in Chile. It decomposes Chilean banks' bond and interbank spreads into domestic and external factors. The results suggest...