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The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members

The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members »

Source: The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members

Volume/Issue: 2014/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iuliia Brushko , and Yuko Hashimoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2014

ISBN: 9781475543759

Keywords: International Portfolio, Portfolio Flows, Portfolio Concentration, stock index, unemployment, unemployment rate, portfolio investment, bond, Portfolio Choice,

This paper examines the international portfolio flows of European Union. Our analysis includes three dimensions: (1) the level of countries portfolio investment concentration (those who invest evenly among counterp...

Emerging Market Portfolio Flows

Emerging Market Portfolio Flows »

Source: Emerging Market Portfolio Flows : The Role of Benchmark-Driven Investors

Volume/Issue: 2015/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , and Takahiro Tsuda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513570655

Keywords: Portfolio Choice, Investment Decisions, markets, currency, investors, government debt, debt, General, All Countries, and Investment Decisions,

Portfolio flows to emerging markets (EMs) tend to be correlated. A possible explanation is the role global benchmarks play in allocating capital internationally, the so-called 'benchmark effect.' This paper finds t...

Procyclical Behavior of Institutional Investors During the Recent Financial Crisis

Procyclical Behavior of Institutional Investors During the Recent Financial Crisis »

Source: Procyclical Behavior of Institutional Investors During the Recent Financial Crisis : Causes, Impacts, and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2013/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Papaioannou , Joonkyu Park , Jukka Pihlman , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484336083

Keywords: long-term investments, institutional investors, procyclicality, financial stability, financial system, financial markets, bonds, bond, Portfolio Choice,

This paper (i) provides evidence on the procyclical investment behavior of major institutional investors during the global financial crisis; (ii) identifies the main factors that could account for such behavior; (i...

The Determinants of International Portfolio Holdings and Home Bias

The Determinants of International Portfolio Holdings and Home Bias »

Source: The Determinants of International Portfolio Holdings and Home Bias

Volume/Issue: 2004/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shujing Li , Hamid Faruqee , and Isabel Yan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451845297

Keywords: International portfolio choice, Home bias, Transaction cost, Information cost, equation, correlation, market size, survey, statistics,

Despite the liberalization of foreign portfolio investment around the globe since the early 1980s, the home-bias phenomenon is still found to exist. Using a relatively new IMF survey dataset of cross-border equity...

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...

The Role of Nonseparable Utility and Nontradeables in International Business Cycles and Portfolio Choice

The Role of Nonseparable Utility and Nontradeables in International Business Cycles and Portfolio Choice »

Source: The Role of Nonseparable Utility and Nontradeables in International Business Cycles and Portfolio Choice

Volume/Issue: 2007/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Akito Matsumoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867275

Keywords: international business cycle, international portfolio choice, nonseparability in utility, nontraded goods, nontraded factors, traded good, traded goods, correlation, equations, equation,

This paper analyzes the role of nonseparable utility and nontradables in business cycles and portfolio choice. I find that nonseparability in utility can change the portfolio choice significantly. Unlike previous r...

Public Debt Management and Bailouts

Public Debt Management and Bailouts »

Source: Public Debt Management and Bailouts

Volume/Issue: 1999/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torbjorn Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451852677

Keywords: tax smoothing, portfolio choice, moral hazard, bailouts, public debt management, bonds, public debt, foreign bonds, tax base

This paper addresses how public debt should be managed to reduce the cost of private sector bailouts. It uses a tax smoothing model to show that bailouts affect the timing of government deficits and surpluses as we...

Trade Liberalization Strategies

Trade Liberalization Strategies »

Source: Trade Liberalization Strategies : What Could South Eastern Europe Learn From Cefta and Bfta?

Volume/Issue: 2003/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonis Adam , James McHugh , and Theodora Kosma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875799

Keywords: Trade liberalization, gravity models, stability pact, CEFTA, BFTA, trade area, free trade, free trade area, regional trade, portfolio choice

This paper explores the effectiveness of the Central European Free Trade Area (CEFTA) and the Baltic Free Trade Area (BFTA). Estimates from a gravity model and bilateral trade data support the view that both CEFTA...

Real Money Investors and Sovereign Bond Yields*

Real Money Investors and Sovereign Bond Yields* »

Source: Real Money Investors and Sovereign Bond Yields

Volume/Issue: 2013/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Jaramillo , and Yuanyan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475548617

Keywords: Government Bonds, Investor Base, Advanced Market Economies, Emerging Market Economies, bond, bond yields, sovereign bond, government bond, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Portfolio Choice,

Experience from the global financial crisis suggests that countries' borrowing costs are not solely determined by macro and fiscal fundamentals. Factors such as ownership structures of government securities, among...

The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members

The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members »

Volume/Issue: 2014/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iuliia Brushko , and Yuko Hashimoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475543759.006

ISBN: 9781475543759

Keywords: International Portfolio, Portfolio Flows, Portfolio Concentration, stock index, unemployment, unemployment rate, portfolio investment, bond, Portfolio Choice,

This paper examines the international portfolio flows of European Union. Our analysis includes three dimensions: (1) the level of countries portfolio investment concentration (those who invest evenly among counterp...