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Special Drawing Rights
			: The Role of Language

Special Drawing Rights : The Role of Language »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1971

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451968736.054

ISBN: 9781451968736

Keywords: reserve assets, monetary fund, reserve asset, monetary reserves, reserve currencies

This paper deals with one aspect of the drafting of the amendment, the choice of language, and more particularly the two expressions-special drawing rights and a supplement to existing reserve assets. It shows the...

The Reform of the Fund

The Reform of the Fund »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1969

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451947540.054

ISBN: 9781451947540

Keywords: of the, monetary reserves, board of governors, fund., iv

This paper discusses some events that led to beginning of the IMF reform. At the Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors at Rio de Janeiro in September 1967, certain Governors urged that proposals fo...

The Fund and Non-Member States Some Legal Effects

The Fund and Non-Member States Some Legal Effects »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 1966

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969696.054

ISBN: 9781451969696

Keywords: exchange transactions, monetary fund, exchange agreements, exchange arrangements, exchange control

This paper examines legal provisions and practices of the IMF that involve nonmember states. It considers certain preliminary topics including: categories of nonmembers, subordinate territories for which members ar...

The General Arrangements to Borrow

The General Arrangements to Borrow »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Michael Ainley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451981278.054

ISBN: 9781451981278

Keywords: gold, balance of payments, monetary fund, monetary system, national bank

This paper examines the role of the IMF's first and longest-lasting borrowing arrangements, the General Arrangements to Borrow (GAB), from their inception in 1961-62 to their fundamental reform and enlargement in 1...

Hedge Fund industry
			: Developments and Practices

Hedge Fund industry : Developments and Practices »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451939262.082

ISBN: 9781451939262

Keywords: hedge, hedge funds, hedge fund, financial stability, financial markets

This paper analyzes developments in the hedge fund industry. The significant growth of hedge funds, driven by institutional investors, has heightened the desire by the official sector to better understand hedge fun...

Risk Management and the Pension Fund industry

Risk Management and the Pension Fund industry »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451939293.082

ISBN: 9781451939293

Keywords: pension, pension funds, pension fund, pension plans, retirement

This paper looks at the longer-term challenges pension funds face as population age and key issues to address to enhance their risk management practices and their role as long-term investors. The paper focuses prim...

Exit Strategies
			: Policy Options for Countries Seeking Exchange Rate Flexibility

Exit Strategies : Policy Options for Countries Seeking Exchange Rate Flexibility »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , Inci Ötker , A. Hamann , Esteban Jadresic , R. Johnston , Hugh Bredenkamp , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757340.084

ISBN: 9781557757340

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, monetary policy, monetary fund

In a world of increasing capital mobility and broadening and more diversified trade, many (but not all) developing and transition economies are likely to find it desirable to move from relatively fixed exchange rat...

Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757364.084

ISBN: 9781557757364

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

Hedge funds are collective investment vehicles, often organized as private partnerships and resident offshore for tax and regulatory purposes. Their legal status places few restrictions on their portfolios and tran...

Structural Reform, Stabilization, and Growth in Turkey

Structural Reform, Stabilization, and Growth in Turkey »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934843.084

ISBN: 9780939934843

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, balance of payments, exchange rate

Following a severe balance of payments crisis in the late 1970s, in January 1980 Turkey embarked on a far reaching stabilization and structural adjustment program....

Quasi-Fiscal Operations of Public Financial Institutions

Quasi-Fiscal Operations of Public Financial Institutions »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Mackenzie , and Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755834.084

ISBN: 9781557755834

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, central banks, exchange rate

Central banks and other public financial institutions act as agents of fiscal policy in many countries. Their "quasi-fiscal" operations and activities can affect the overall public sector balance without affecting...