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EMU and Long Interest Rates in Germany

EMU and Long Interest Rates in Germany »

Source: EMU and Long Interest Rates in Germany

Volume/Issue: 1996/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1996

ISBN: 9781451855449

Keywords: bond, bond yields, probability, bond markets, bonds

The presence of an “EMU premium” in German long rates is tested by examining the co-movement of German and other European yields, as well as the exchange rate of the private ECU, in reaction to EMU-re...

Estimating Spillover Risk Among Large EU Banks

Estimating Spillover Risk Among Large EU Banks »

Source: Estimating Spillover Risk Among Large EU Banks

Volume/Issue: 2007/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451868302

Keywords: contagion, large banks, banking, stock market, bond, government bond,

The paper examines the scope for cross-border spillovers among major EU banks using information contained in the stock prices and financial statements of these banks. The results suggest that spillovers within dome...

Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation: A Survey

Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation: A Survey »

Source: Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 1990/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Scott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

ISBN: 9781451944594

Keywords: stock market, stock prices, bond, stock index futures, futures markets

Volatility in financial markets has forced economists to reexamine the validity of the efficient markets hypothesis, and new empirical approaches have been applied to the study of this important issue in recent yea...

Government Bonds and their Investors

Government Bonds and their Investors »

Source: Government Bonds and their Investors : What Are the Facts and Do they Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2012/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504514

Keywords: government bonds, investor base, advanced market economies, bond, bonds, government securities, bond yields

This paper introduces a new dataset on the composition of the investor base for government securities in the G20 advanced economies and the euro area. During the last decades, investors from abroad have increased t...

Fixed-Income Markets in the United States, Europe, and Japan-Some Lessons for Emerging Markets

Fixed-Income Markets in the United States, Europe, and Japan-Some Lessons for Emerging Markets »

Source: Fixed-Income Markets in the United States, Europe, and Japan-Some Lessons for Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 1998/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garry Schinasi , and T. Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451977349

Keywords: Government securities market, corporate debt markets, financial regulation, bond, securities markets, debt securities, bonds, government securities

This paper identifies factors that contributed to the development and effectiveness of debt securities markets in the major advanced economies. Government securities markets have benefited from their international...

How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?*

How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?* »

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...

European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets

European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets »

Source: European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets : Structural Implications and Risks

Volume/Issue: 1997/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garry Schinasi , and Alessandro Prati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451848250

Keywords: Euro, EMU, Capital Flows, bond, international capital markets, international capital, securities markets

This paper analyzes the structural implications of EMU for international capital markets. It discusses the potential size of euro capital markets and the existing roles of European currencies in international capit...

Financial Reforms, Financial Openness, and Corporate Borrowing

Financial Reforms, Financial Openness, and Corporate Borrowing »

Source: Financial Reforms, Financial Openness, and Corporate Borrowing : International Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2007/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Gianni De Nicolo , and Senay Agca

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867503

Keywords: Corporate leverage, debt maturity, financial reforms, financial openness, international financial markets, financial liberalization, bond, bond rating,

We study how credit market deregulation and increased international financial openness have changed corporate borrowing. The evidence comes from a large panel of publicly traded firms in 38 countries over the perio...

Currency Hedging for International Portfolios

Currency Hedging for International Portfolios »

Source: Currency Hedging for International Portfolios

Volume/Issue: 2010/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen M. Schmittmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201341

Keywords: Currency hedging, international investments, currency risk, hedging, hedge, bond, stock market,

This paper examines the benefits from hedging the currency exposure of international investments in single- and multi-country equity and bond portfolios from the perspectives of German, Japanese, British and Americ...

Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers

Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers »

Source: Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers : The Role of Portfolio Diversification, Trade, Home Bias, and Concentration

Volume/Issue: 2014/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yoko Shinagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498365628

Keywords: Financial Spillover, Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS), Home Bias, portfolio investment, financial market, bond, bond markets, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Portfolio Choice,

This paper defines financial market spillovers as the comovement between two countries' financial markets and analyzes financial market spillovers over the period 2001-12 through four channels: bilateral portfolio...