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Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064768.051

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

The Multilateral System of Payments
			: Keynes, Convertibility, and the Internationa Monetary Fund's Articles of Agreement

The Multilateral System of Payments : Keynes, Convertibility, and the Internationa Monetary Fund's Articles of Agreement »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Joseph Gold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1981

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451956382.084

ISBN: 9781451956382

Keywords: international transactions, foreign exchange, exchange transactions, exchange markets, foreign exchange restrictions

Volume 26 of the Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes records for the first time a strange episode in the development of the International Monetary Fund....

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes »

Source: International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes : Survey and Options

Volume/Issue: 1995/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): P. Spahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451847994

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial markets, exchange rates, exchange markets

Tobin has suggested that exchange rate volatility be controlled through a tax on international financial transactions. This analysis shows that the Tobin tax as a pure transaction tax is not viable. The tax would i...

Exchange Rate Forecasting Techniques, Survey Data, and Implications for the Foreign Exchange Market

Exchange Rate Forecasting Techniques, Survey Data, and Implications for the Foreign Exchange Market »

Source: Exchange Rate Forecasting Techniques, Survey Data, and Implications for the Foreign Exchange Market

Volume/Issue: 1990/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1990

ISBN: 9781451975000

Keywords: survey, exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign exchange market, forecasting

This paper examines the dynamics of the foreign exchange market. The first half addresses a number of key questions regarding the forecasts of future exchange rates made by market participants, by means of updated...

Explaining Foreign Exchange Market Puzzles

Explaining Foreign Exchange Market Puzzles »

Source: Explaining Foreign Exchange Market Puzzles

Volume/Issue: 1999/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Norman Miller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451844504

Keywords: Exchange Rates, Foreign Exchange Puzzles, exchange rate, probability, foreign exchange, foreign exchange market

The paper develops a flow model of the exchange rate with speculative capital flows integrated in a rigorous manner. The model is consistent with five foreign exchange market puzzles: (1) occasional discontinuous j...

Transparency in Central Bank Operations in the Foreign Exchange Market

Transparency in Central Bank Operations in the Foreign Exchange Market »

Source: Transparency in Central Bank Operations in the Foreign Exchange Market

Volume/Issue: 1998/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451974430

Keywords: Exchange markets, Central banks, Foreign exchange, transparency, central bank, foreign exchange market, exchange rate

Transparency in the economic sphere involves making public sector action visible and understandable to the private sector. Transparency in central bank operations can be seen a complement to the greater transparenc...

Intervention, Interest Rates, and Charts

Intervention, Interest Rates, and Charts »

Source: Intervention, Interest Rates, and Charts : Three Essays in International Finance

Volume/Issue: 1991/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1991

ISBN: 9781451947038

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, foreign exchange market, financial markets

This paper contains essays on sterilized intervention, on covered interest rate parity, and on chartist analysis in financial markets. Each essay contains a definition, brief survey of the empirical evidence and ov...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate How, When, and How Fast? »

Source: Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

Some countries have made the transition from fixed to flexible exchange rates gradually and smoothly, by adopting intermediate types of exchange rate regimes—soft pegs, horizontal a...

International Financial Statistics Yearbook, 2007

International Financial Statistics Yearbook, 2007 »

Series: International Financial Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066557.041

ISBN: 9781589066557

Keywords: banking, banking institutions, national bank, ports, bonds, foreign exchange, deposit rate, money market, banknotes, government finance

The International Financial Statistics Yearbook, usually published in September, contains available annual data covering 12 years for countries appearing in the monthly issues of IFS. The IFS service is the standar...

Appendix A: Article VIII and Article XIV

Appendix A: Article VIII and Article XIV »

Source: The Multilateral System of Payments : Keynes, Convertibility, and the Internationa Monetary Fund's Articles of Agreement

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Joseph Gold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1981

ISBN: 9781451956382

Keywords: international transactions, foreign exchange, exchange transactions, exchange markets, foreign exchange restrictions

There has been in recent years a substantial improvement in the balance of payments and the reserve positions of a number of Fund members which has led to important and widespread m...