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Recent Advances in Credit Risk Modeling

Recent Advances in Credit Risk Modeling »

Source: Recent Advances in Credit Risk Modeling

Volume/Issue: 2009/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jose Gasha , Andre Santos , Jorge Chan-Lau , Carlos Medeiros , Marcos Souto , and Christian Capuano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873092

Keywords: Keyword:credit risk, correlation, probability, correlations, arbitrage, Financial Economics: General,

As is well known, most models of credit risk have failed to measure the credit risks in the context of the global financial crisis. In this context, financial industry representatives, regulators and academics worl...

Pricing of Sovereign Credit Risk

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Source: Pricing of Sovereign Credit Risk : Evidence From Advanced Economies During the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Lorenzo Forni , and Marc Gerard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931865

Keywords: bond, arbitrage, bonds, stock prices, Advanced Economies, Sovereign Spreads, Fiscal Risks,

We investigate the pricing of sovereign credit risk over the period 2008-2010 for selected advanced economies by examining two widely-used indicators: sovereign credit default swap (CDS) and relative asset swap (RA...

Asset Price Bubbles

Asset Price Bubbles »

Source: Asset Price Bubbles : A Selective Survey

Volume/Issue: 2013/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Scherbina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475515299

Keywords: Bubbles, Limits to Arbitrage, stock market, discount rate, mortgage, cash flows, financial economics, General,

Why do asset price bubbles continue to appear in various markets? This paper provides an overview of recent literature on bubbles, with significant attention given to behavioral models and rational models with fric...

The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps During Distress

The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps During Distress »

Source: The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps During Distress

Volume/Issue: 2006/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh , and Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865141

Keywords: Credit default swaps, recovery value, default risk, bond, bonds, arbitrage, bond market, bond spreads, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Credit default swaps (CDS) provide the buyer with insurance against certain types of credit events by entitling him to exchange any of the bonds permitted as deliverable against their par value. Unlike bonds, whose...

Development of the Renminbi Market in Hong Kong SAR

Development of the Renminbi Market in Hong Kong SAR »

Source: Development of the Renminbi Market in Hong Kong SAR : Assessing Onshore-Offshore Market Integration

Volume/Issue: 2013/268

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Craig , Changchun Hua , Philip Ng , and Raymond Yuen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484332948

Keywords: offshore financial markets, arbitrage, capital inflows, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Offshore use of the renminbi expanded rapidly in Hong Kong SAR as China sought to develop an international role for its currency while maintaining capital controls. This prompts two questions addressed in this pape...

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets »

Source: Currency Risk Premia in Global Stock Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Merritt , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864540

Keywords: Arbitrage pricing theory, risk prices, asset pricing, exchange rate, currency risk, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

Large fundamental imbalances persist in the global economy, with potential exchange rate implications. This paper assesses whether exchange rate risk is priced across G-7 stock markets. Given the multitude of hedgi...

Regional Financial Integration in the GCC

Regional Financial Integration in the GCC »

Source: Regional Financial Integration in the GCC

Volume/Issue: 2010/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , Oral Williams , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982589

Keywords: Interest rate convergence, sigma-convergence, beta-convergence, arbitrage opportunity, cross-listing, regional capital flows, financial integration, capital flows, equity markets, deposit rates

We investigate the extent of regional financial integration in the member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The limited volume data available suggests that regional integration is non-negligible. Bahrain a...

Asia’s Stock Markets: Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons?

Asia’s Stock Markets: Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons? »

Source: Asia's Stock Markets : Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons?

Volume/Issue: 2014/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Lipinsky , and Li Lian Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484320143

Keywords: arbitrage pricing theory, Asian financial crisis, fundamentals, global financial crisis, idiosyncratic factors, integration, IOSCO, securities regulation, stock market, stock pricing

Stock markets play a key role in corporate financing in Asia. However, despite their increasing importance in terms of size and cross-border investment activity, the region's markets are reputed to be more 'idiosyn...

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 »

Source: Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements

Volume/Issue: 2017/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Thomas Cosimano , Emanuel Kopp , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484313817

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Balance sheets, Bank capital, Capital adequacy, Capital requirements, Moral hazard, United States, Western Hemisphere, Banking sector, Legislation

This paper compares the current regulatory capital requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) and the 10-percent leverage ratio, as proposed by the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial CH...

Recent Advances in Credit Risk Modeling

Recent Advances in Credit Risk Modeling »

Volume/Issue: 2009/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jose Gasha , Andre Santos , Jorge Chan-Lau , Carlos Medeiros , Marcos Souto , and Christian Capuano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873092.001

ISBN: 9781451873092

Keywords: Keyword:credit risk, correlation, probability, correlations, arbitrage, Financial Economics: General,

As is well known, most models of credit risk have failed to measure the credit risks in the context of the global financial crisis. In this context, financial industry representatives, regulators and academics worl...