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II Hedge Funds and Financial Markets: Implications for Policy

II Hedge Funds and Financial Markets: Implications for Policy »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Each episode of instability in international financial markets heightens the attention of government officials and others to the role played by institutional investors, and hedge funds in partic...

III The Hedge Fund Industry: Structure, Size, and Performance

III The Hedge Fund Industry: Structure, Size, and Performance »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

This section presents an overview of the hedge fund industry, focusing on its current structure and recent performance. It provides a brief history of the evolution of hedge funds, considers available data o...

IV Hedge Fund Investment Strategies

IV Hedge Fund Investment Strategies »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Perhaps one reason why it is difficult to arrive at a definitive characterization of hedge funds is the wide variety of investment strategies they undertake. Hedge funds, as portrayed in most press reports,...

V Effects of Hedge Funds’ Strategies on Price Dynamics

V Effects of Hedge Funds’ Strategies on Price Dynamics »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Market price dynamics can be affected by the strategies implemented by hedge funds and other institutional investors in two ways. The strategies can act to stabilize prices or they can potentially destabiliz...

VI Regulation of Hedge Funds

VI Regulation of Hedge Funds »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Most hedge funds, even those domiciled offshore, operate in developed financial markets and utilize the infrastructure of large financial centers to implement their investment strategies. This section descri...

CHAPTER I ASSESSING GLOBAL FINANCIAL RISKS

CHAPTER I ASSESSING GLOBAL FINANCIAL RISKS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2007 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589066373

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, financial stability, bond, banking

Developments since the September 2006 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) have been broadly in line with the baseline scenario of solid economic growth, while near-term economic risks have eased. Howeve...

CHAPTER II CHANGES IN THE INTERNATIONAL INVESTOR BASE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FINANCIAL STABILITY

CHAPTER II CHANGES IN THE INTERNATIONAL INVESTOR BASE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FINANCIAL STABILITY »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2007 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589066373

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, financial stability, bond, banking

Cross-border financial asset accumulation has tripled over the past decade. While some of this increase represents a continuation or resumption of trends that have been evident for some time, recent years ha...

CHAPTER III THE GLOBALIZATION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL STABILITY

CHAPTER III THE GLOBALIZATION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL STABILITY »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2007 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589066373

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, financial stability, bond, banking

The globalization of financial institutions appears to have accelerated over the past decade and has important implications for financial stability. 1 This chapter reviews develop...

CHAPTER I OVERVIEW

CHAPTER I OVERVIEW »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2004 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063280

Keywords: bond, bonds, hedge, pension, hedge funds

Global financial vulnerabilities have subsided further since the September 2003 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR). International financial markets have continued to improve, strengthening the balance...

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2004 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063280

Keywords: bond, bonds, hedge, pension, hedge funds

Exceptionally low short-term interest rates in the major financial centers contributed to resurgent economic growth and rising corporate earnings and to progress in strengthening corporate balance sheets, th...