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Assessing Target Zone Credibility

Assessing Target Zone Credibility »

Source: Assessing Target Zone Credibility : Mean Reversion and Devaluation Expectations in the EMS

Volume/Issue: 1991/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

ISBN: 9781451949964

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, foreign exchange, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk

The paper presents estimates of devaluation expectations for six EMS currencies relative to the Deutsche mark, for the period March 1979-May 1990. The estimation method is simple and operational, and consistently g...

Exchange Rate Risk Measurement and Management

Exchange Rate Risk Measurement and Management »

Source: Exchange Rate Risk Measurement and Management : Issues and Approaches for Firms

Volume/Issue: 2006/255

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Papaioannou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865158

Keywords: Foreign Exchange Hedging, Corporate Hedging Practices, hedging, exchange rate, currency risk, exchange rate risk, Business Economics,

Measuring and managing exchange rate risk exposure is important for reducing a firm's vulnerabilities from major exchange rate movements, which could adversely affect profit margins and the value of assets. This pa...

Uncovered Interest Parity1

Uncovered Interest Parity1 »

Source: Uncovered Interest Parity

Volume/Issue: 2006/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Isard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863567

Keywords: unbiasedness hypothesis, exchange risk premium, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate expectations, spot exchange rate, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper provides an overview of the uncovered interest parity assumption. It traces the history of the interest parity concept, summarizes evidence on the empirical validity of uncovered interest parity, and dis...

Transactions Costs and Vehicle Currencies

Transactions Costs and Vehicle Currencies »

Source: Transactions Costs and Vehicle Currencies

Volume/Issue: 1989/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 1989

ISBN: 9781451949902

Keywords: transactions costs, foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rate risk, world trade

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

The Prudential Regulation and Management of Foreign Exchange Risk

The Prudential Regulation and Management of Foreign Exchange Risk »

Source: The Prudential Regulation and Management of Foreign Exchange Risk

Volume/Issue: 1998/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Abrams , and Paulina Beato

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451845549

Keywords: prudential regulation, risk, foreign currency, banking supervision, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk, exchange rate, income statement

This paper examines issues in the prudential management and regulation of foreign exchange risk. It begins with measurement issues, notably converting foreign currency items into domestic currency terms, and calcul...

Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets

Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets »

Source: Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets : The Role of Hedging Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2002/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , and Bernhard Eckwert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875188

Keywords: information, foreign exchange, foreign exchange market, exchange rate, currency risk, futures market, Exchange and Production Economies, Information And Uncertainty,

This paper studies the impact of enhanced transparency on risk sharing opportunities in the foreign exchange market and the associated implications for ex ante welfare. Transparency is measured in this model by the...

Assessing Target Zone Credibility
			: Mean Reversion and Devaluation Expectations in the EMS

Assessing Target Zone Credibility : Mean Reversion and Devaluation Expectations in the EMS »

Volume/Issue: 1991/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451949964.001

ISBN: 9781451949964

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, foreign exchange, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk

The paper presents estimates of devaluation expectations for six EMS currencies relative to the Deutsche mark, for the period March 1979-May 1990. The estimation method is simple and operational, and consistently g...

Determinants of Foreign Currency Borrowing in the New Member States of the EU

Determinants of Foreign Currency Borrowing in the New Member States of the EU »

Source: Determinants of Foreign Currency Borrowing in the New Member States of the EU

Volume/Issue: 2008/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christoph Rosenberg , and Marcel Tirpák

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870312

Keywords: Foreign currency borrowing, new EU member states, foreign currency, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, currency risk,

The paper investigates the determinants of foreign currency borrowing by the private sector in the new member states of the European Union. We find that striking differences in patterns of foreign currency borrowin...

 the Simplest Test of Target Zone Credibility

the Simplest Test of Target Zone Credibility »

Source: the Simplest Test of Target Zone Credibility

Volume/Issue: 1990/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

ISBN: 9781451947007

Keywords: Exchange rates, target zones, credibility, devaluation risks, term structure, interest rate bands, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate band, capital flows

Under the assumption of no arbitrage exchange rate target zone credibility is tested by whether domestic interest rates fall within “rate-of-return bands” between the maximum and minimum home-currency...

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets »

Source: Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Merritt , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864540

Keywords: Arbitrage pricing theory, risk prices, asset pricing, exchange rate, currency risk, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

Large fundamental imbalances persist in the global economy, with potential exchange rate implications. This paper assesses whether exchange rate risk is priced across G-7 stock markets. Given the multitude of hedgi...