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Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484347850

Keywords: bond, bonds, money market, deposit rates, money market rates

This Selected Issues paper on Euro Area Policies 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights the monetary transmission mechanism and monetary policies. The European Central Bank has announced the Outright Monetary Tran...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484347850

Keywords: bond, bonds, money market, deposit rates, money market rates

This Selected Issues paper on Euro Area Policies 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights the monetary transmission mechanism and monetary policies. The European Central Bank has announced the Outright Monetary Tran...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484347850

Keywords: bond, bonds, money market, deposit rates, money market rates

This Selected Issues paper on Euro Area Policies 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights the monetary transmission mechanism and monetary policies. The European Central Bank has announced the Outright Monetary Tran...

Sub-National Credit Risk and Sovereign Bailouts: Who Pays the Premium?

Sub-National Credit Risk and Sovereign Bailouts: Who Pays the Premium? »

Source: Sub-National Credit Risk and Sovereign Bailouts : Who Pays the Premium?

Volume/Issue: 2014/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Zhongjin Lu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484398876

Keywords: sub-national public finances, sovereign risk premium, bailout, bond, bond yields, bonds, financial sector, bond market, State and Local Borrowing,

Studies have shown that markets may underprice sub-national governments' risk on the implicit assumption that these entities would be bailed out by their central government in case of financial difficulties. Howeve...

Is Banks’ Home Bias Good or Bad for Public Debt Sustainability?

Is Banks’ Home Bias Good or Bad for Public Debt Sustainability? »

Source: Is Banks' Home Bias Good or Bad for Public Debt Sustainability?

Volume/Issue: 2015/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Said Bakhache , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498323505

Keywords: Home Bias, Government Bond Yields, Primary Balance, Sovereign-bank Nexus, debt, public debt, bond, sovereign debt, market, Deficit,

Motivated by the recent increase in domestic banks' holdings of domestic sovereign debt (i.e., home bias) in the European periphery, this paper analyzes implications of banks' home bias for the sovereign's debt sus...

Corporate Financial Structure and Financial Stability

Corporate Financial Structure and Financial Stability »

Source: Corporate Financial Structure and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2004/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Stone , and E. Davis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854756

Keywords: financial instability, currency crises, bond, currency crisis, corporate sector, financial structure, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper uses flow-of-funds and balance sheet data to analyze the impact of financial crises on corporate financing and GDP in a range of countries. Post-crisis GDP contractions are mainly accounted for by declin...

Sovereign Rating News and Financial Markets Spillovers

Sovereign Rating News and Financial Markets Spillovers »

Source: Sovereign Rating News and Financial Markets Spillovers : Evidence from the European Debt Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2011/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Candelon , Amadou Sy , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455227112

Keywords: News, stock market, credit rating, credit rating agencies, bond, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper examines the spillover effects of sovereign rating news on European financial markets during the period 2007-2010. Our main finding is that sovereign rating downgrades have statistically and economically...

The Use of Mortgage Covered Bonds

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Source: The Use of Mortgage Covered Bonds

Volume/Issue: 2007/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Renzo Avesani , Elina Ribakova , and Antonio Garcia Pascual

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865844

Keywords: Mortgage covered bonds, asset swap spreads, market based indicators, mortgage, bonds, bond, mortgages, mortgage loans, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data),

The rapid mortgage credit growth experienced in recent years in mature and emerging countries has raised some stability concerns. Many European credit institutions in mature markets have reacted by increasing secur...

Paths to Eurobonds

Paths to Eurobonds »

Source: Paths to Eurobonds

Volume/Issue: 2012/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , Stijn Claessens , and Shahin Vallée

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505207

Keywords: Eurobonds, eurozone, fiscal risk-sharing, bonds, bond, financial markets, moral hazard, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

This paper discusses proposals for common euro area sovereign securities. Such instruments can potentially serve two functions: in the short-term, stabilize financial markets and banks and, in the medium-term, help...

The Eurozone Crisis

The Eurozone Crisis »

Source: The Eurozone Crisis : How Banks and Sovereigns Came to Be Joined At the Hip

Volume/Issue: 2011/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Damiano Sandri , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925215

Keywords: sovereign spreads, stock market, eurozone, Bear Stearns, Anglo Irish, public debt, bonds, sovereign bond, debt ratios, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance

We use the rise and dispersion of sovereign spreads to tell the story of the emergence and escalation of financial tensions within the eurozone. This process evolved through three stages. Following the onset of the...