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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...

Are there Spillover Effects From Munis?

Are there Spillover Effects From Munis? »

Source: Are there Spillover Effects From Munis?

Volume/Issue: 2011/290

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927240

Keywords: bond, bond yields, municipal bond yields, bond market

This paper studies the spillover effects both within the bond markets for individual U.S. states and between the latter and the market for U.S. Treasury securities. We perform the Forbes and Rigobon (2002) spillove...

Determinants of Sovereign Bond Spreads in Emerging Markets

Determinants of Sovereign Bond Spreads in Emerging Markets »

Source: Determinants of Sovereign Bond Spreads in Emerging Markets : Local Fundamentals and Global Factors vs. Ever-Changing Misalignments

Volume/Issue: 2013/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Balazs Csonto , and Iryna Ivaschenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475573206

Keywords: Emerging market debt, spreads, misalignment, bond, bond spreads, emerging market bond, market bond, Asset Pricing,

We analyze the relationship between global and country-specific factors and emerging market debt spreads from three different angles. First, we aim to disentangle the effect of global and country-specific developme...

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...

Bond Markets in Africa

Bond Markets in Africa »

Source: Bond Markets in Africa

Volume/Issue: 2013/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yibin Mu , Peter Phelps , and Janet Stotsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527148

Keywords: African bond markets, corporate bonds, bond, bond market, corporate bond, bonds, General, Government Policy and Regulation,

African bond markets have been steadily growing in recent years, but nonetheless remain undeveloped. African countries would benefit from greater access to financing and deeper financial markets. This paper compile...

What Determines Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa?

What Determines Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa? »

Source: What Determines Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2009/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olatundun Janet Adelegan , and Bozena Radzewicz-Bak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873603

Keywords: Bond market development, government bonds, corporate bonds, macroeconomic factors, bond, bond market, domestic debt, debt market,

This study empirically analyzes the determinants of bond market development in a cross section of 23 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries between 1990 and 2008. It considers the stage of development and the size of...

Emerging Market Spread Compression

Emerging Market Spread Compression »

Source: Emerging Market Spread Compression : Is it Real or is it Liquidity?

Volume/Issue: 2008/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Kodres , Kristian Hartelius , and Kenichiro Kashiwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868722

Keywords: Sovereign Spreads, Fundamentals, bond, bond spreads, market bond, emerging market bond, standard deviation,

Despite recent turmoil, spreads on emerging market countries' sovereign bonds have fallen dramatically since mid-2002. Some have attributed the fall to improved economic fundamentals while others to ample global li...

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...

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...

First-Time International Bond Issuance—New Opportunities and Emerging Risks

First-Time International Bond Issuance—New Opportunities and Emerging Risks »

Source: First-Time International Bond Issuance-New Opportunities and Emerging Risks

Volume/Issue: 2014/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anastasia Guscina , Guilherme Pedras , and Gabriel Presciuttini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498390699

Keywords: Bond market, LICs, frontier markets, bond, international bond, bond issuance, global bond, International Lending and Debt Problems, Asset Pricing,

International bond issuance by debut issuers has risen in recent years. The uptick was a result of both demand and supply factors. The search for yield and demand for portfolio diversification have resulted in dema...