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The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds »

Source: The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

Volume/Issue: 2001/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piti Disyatat , and R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451853476

Keywords: asset allocation, portfolio choice, contagion, statistic, risk aversion, optimization, correlation, covariance,

Benchmark following and portfolio rebalancing effects have often been cited when trying to explain international financial contagion phenomena. Using a dataset containing the country allocation of individual dedica...

A Panic-Prone Pack? the Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

A Panic-Prone Pack? the Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds »

Source: A Panic-Prone Pack? the Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

Volume/Issue: 2000/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451860054

Keywords: Mutual funds, contagion, foreign portfolio investment, herding, financial crises, investors, international investors, stock market

This paper explores the behavior of emerging market mutual funds using a novel database covering the holdings of individual funds over the period January 1996 to March 1999. An examination of individual crises show...

Is Foreign Debt Portfolio Management Efficient in Emerging Economies?

Is Foreign Debt Portfolio Management Efficient in Emerging Economies? »

Source: Is Foreign Debt Portfolio Management Efficient in Emerging Economies?

Volume/Issue: 2001/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Khaled Hussein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451854381

Keywords: emerging economies, cointegration, debt portfolio, currency composition, debt management, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper develops a simple model of foreign debt portfolio management. The model suggests that, under mild conditions, the currency composition of a country's foreign debt portfolio is responsive to exchange rate...

When in Peril, Retrench

When in Peril, Retrench »

Source: When in Peril, Retrench : Testing the Portfolio Channel of Contagion

Volume/Issue: 2004/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855319

Keywords: Contagion, risk aversion, portfolio choice, investors, stock market, mutual funds, international investors, International Finance: General, portforlio choice,

One plausible mechanism through which financial market shocks may propagate across countries is through the effect of past gains and losses on investors' risk aversion. We first present a simple model on how hetero...

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...

Sovereign Risk and Asset and Liability Management

Sovereign Risk and Asset and Liability Management »

Source: Sovereign Risk and Asset and Liability Management : Conceptual Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Yinqiu Lu , Michael Papaioannou , and Iva Petrova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475511833

Keywords: Sovereign asset and liability management, sovereign balance sheet, reserve management, central bank, government debt, currency composition, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Portfolio Choice, Asset Pricing

Country practices towards managing financial risks on a sovereign balance sheet continue to evolve. Each crisis period, and its legacy on sovereign balance sheets, reaffirms the need for strengthening financial ris...

The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

The Asset Allocation of Emerging Market Mutual Funds »

Volume/Issue: 2001/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piti Disyatat , and R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853476.001

ISBN: 9781451853476

Keywords: asset allocation, portfolio choice, contagion, statistic, risk aversion, optimization, correlation, covariance,

Benchmark following and portfolio rebalancing effects have often been cited when trying to explain international financial contagion phenomena. Using a dataset containing the country allocation of individual dedica...

A Panic-Prone Pack? the Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

A Panic-Prone Pack? the Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds »

Volume/Issue: 2000/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860054.001

ISBN: 9781451860054

Keywords: Mutual funds, contagion, foreign portfolio investment, herding, financial crises, investors, international investors, stock market

This paper explores the behavior of emerging market mutual funds using a novel database covering the holdings of individual funds over the period January 1996 to March 1999. An examination of individual crises show...

Is Foreign Debt Portfolio Management Efficient in Emerging Economies?

Is Foreign Debt Portfolio Management Efficient in Emerging Economies? »

Volume/Issue: 2001/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Khaled Hussein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854381.001

ISBN: 9781451854381

Keywords: emerging economies, cointegration, debt portfolio, currency composition, debt management, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper develops a simple model of foreign debt portfolio management. The model suggests that, under mild conditions, the currency composition of a country's foreign debt portfolio is responsive to exchange rate...

When in Peril, Retrench
			: Testing the Portfolio Channel of Contagion

When in Peril, Retrench : Testing the Portfolio Channel of Contagion »

Volume/Issue: 2004/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855319.001

ISBN: 9781451855319

Keywords: Contagion, risk aversion, portfolio choice, investors, stock market, mutual funds, international investors, International Finance: General, portforlio choice,

One plausible mechanism through which financial market shocks may propagate across countries is through the effect of past gains and losses on investors' risk aversion. We first present a simple model on how hetero...