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International Capital Markets
			: Developments and Prospects

International Capital Markets : Developments and Prospects »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , Eliot Kalter , Maxwell Watson , and G. Kincaid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934591.084

ISBN: 9780939934591

Keywords: bond, bonds, claims, bond issues, international capital markets

This paper provides a description and analysis of recent developments in international capital markets and an assessment of the prospects for private financing flows....

Are Financial Crises Alike?

Are Financial Crises Alike? »

Source: Are Financial Crises Alike?

Volume/Issue: 2010/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chrismin Tang , Mardi Dungey , Vance Martin , Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo , and Renee Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451962086

Keywords: Contagion, Factor models, bond, bonds, bond markets, stock markets,

This paper investigates whether financial crises are alike by considering whether a single modeling framework can fit multiple distinct crises in which contagion effects link markets across national borders and ass...

The Determinants of Corporate Risk in Emerging Markets

The Determinants of Corporate Risk in Emerging Markets »

Source: The Determinants of Corporate Risk in Emerging Markets : An Option-Adjusted Spread Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2007/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Cavallo , and Patricio Valenzuela

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867923

Keywords: Corporate bond spreads, sovereign ceiling, default risk, emerging market, bond, sovereign risk, corporate bond, bond spreads,

This study explores the determinants of corporate bond spreads in emerging markets economies. Using a largely unexploited dataset, the paper finds that corporate bond spreads are determined by firm-specific variabl...

What Slice of the Pie? The Corporate Bond Market Boom in Emerging Economies1

What Slice of the Pie? The Corporate Bond Market Boom in Emerging Economies1 »

Source: What Slice of the Pie? The Corporate Bond Market Boom in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2015/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Diana Ayala Pena , Milan Nedeljkovic , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513579757

Keywords: bond, markets, debt, market, General, General, General,

This paper studies the determinants of shifts in debt composition among EM non-financial corporates. We show that institutions and macro fundamentals create an enabling environment for bond market development. Duri...

Emerging Market Bond Spreads and Sovereign Credit Ratings

Emerging Market Bond Spreads and Sovereign Credit Ratings »

Source: Emerging Market Bond Spreads and Sovereign Credit Ratings : Reconciling Market Views with Economic Fundamentals

Volume/Issue: 2001/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451858051

Keywords: Bond spreads, monitoring, risk appetite, bond, bonds, emerging market bond, market bond, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper uses a panel data estimation of a simple univariate model of sovereign spreads on ratings to analyze statistically significant deviations from the estimated relationship. We find evidence of an asymmetri...

Government Debt

Government Debt »

Source: Government Debt : A Key Role in Financial Intermediation

Volume/Issue: 2005/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kumhof , and Evan Tanner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860764

Keywords: Optimal fiscal policy, distortionary taxation, bond, financial institutions, bond markets, financial markets, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The literature on optimal fiscal policy finds that highly volatile real returns on government debt, for example through surprise inflation, have very low costs. However, policymakers are almost always very apprehen...

Country Insurance

Country Insurance »

Source: Country Insurance

Volume/Issue: 2004/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Levy Yeyati , and Tito Cordella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856859

Keywords: Bailouts, insurance effect, market bond, hedging, capital market, bond, International Finance: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

In this paper, we examine how the presence of country insurance schemes affects policymakers' incentives to undertake reforms. Such schemes (especially when made contingent on negative external shocks) are more lik...

The Role of Subordinated Debt in Market Discipline

The Role of Subordinated Debt in Market Discipline »

Source: The Role of Subordinated Debt in Market Discipline : The Case of Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2000/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , and Animesh Shrivastava

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451875034

Keywords: Subordinated debt, capital standards, banking regulation, investors, bond, commercial banks, bond markets

This paper evaluates the potential role of mandatory subordinated debt (MSD) in enhancing market discipline in emerging markets. The conceptual merits and key preconditions of MSD are first reviewed. Then, the exte...

I Overview of Developments and Key Issues

I Overview of Developments and Key Issues »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments and Prospects

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , Eliot Kalter , Maxwell Watson , and G. Kincaid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 1986

ISBN: 9780939934591

Keywords: bond, bonds, claims, bond issues, international capital markets

This paper provides a description and analysis of recent developments in international capital markets and an assessment of the prospects for private financing flows. Particular attention is focused on recen...

II Structural Changes in the Financial Markets

II Structural Changes in the Financial Markets »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments and Prospects

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , Eliot Kalter , Maxwell Watson , and G. Kincaid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 1986

ISBN: 9780939934591

Keywords: bond, bonds, claims, bond issues, international capital markets

In recent years, the structure of major international financial markets has been fundamentally altered by the development of new instruments, more intense competition, and significant changes in official reg...