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IMF Financial Operations 2016

IMF Financial Operations 2016 »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532197.071

ISBN: 9781475532197

Keywords: interest, lending, debt, reserve, income

IMF Financial Operations 2016 provides a broad introduction to how the IMF fulfills its mission through its financial activities. It covers the financial structure and operations of the IMF and also provides backgr...

Thoughts on An international Monetary Fund Based Fully on the SDR

Thoughts on An international Monetary Fund Based Fully on the SDR »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1979

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451946246.054

ISBN: 9781451946246

Keywords: reserve tranche, monetary fund, reserve tranche positions, reserve positions, balance of payments

This paper discusses the possibility of an IMF that would be based fully on the special drawing right (SDR). The paper explores the basic economic justification for a General Department restructured in this way, th...

Maintenance of the Gold Value of the Fund's Assets

Maintenance of the Gold Value of the Fund's Assets »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1971

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451960303.054

ISBN: 9781451960303

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange transactions, voting, exchange rates, monetary reserves

This paper discusses Article IV, Section 8 of the Articles of Agreement which states the requirement of maintenance of the gold value of the IMF's assets. Each member of the IMF is bound to maintain the gold value...

The Reform of the Fund

The Reform of the Fund »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1969

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451947540.054

ISBN: 9781451947540

Keywords: of the, monetary reserves, board of governors, fund., iv

This paper discusses some events that led to beginning of the IMF reform. At the Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors at Rio de Janeiro in September 1967, certain Governors urged that proposals fo...

Financial Fragilities in Latin America
			: The 1980s and 1990s

Financial Fragilities in Latin America : The 1980s and 1990s »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Steven Weisbrod , and Liliana Rojas-Suárez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755025.084

ISBN: 9781557755025

Keywords: banking, banking system, central bank, foreign exchange, reserve requirements

By reviewing the experiences of Latin American countries with the restructuring of their financial sectors since 1982, this paper derives lessons regarding the most effective ways to deal with banking difficulties...

Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, and Monetary Policy in Asian Countries

Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, and Monetary Policy in Asian Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Corker , and Wanda Tseng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752208.084

ISBN: 9781557752208

Keywords: monetary policy, money demand, central bank, financial liberalization, reserve requirements

This study examines the financial reforms undertaken by nine Asian countries in the 1980s (Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand) and their implications for...

Currency Board Arrangements
			: Issues and Experiences

Currency Board Arrangements : Issues and Experiences »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756688.084

ISBN: 9781557756688

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, inflation, foreign exchange, reserve requirements

This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the attractions and disadvantages of currency board arrangements in their various institutional configurations. It asks what defines a currency board arrangement, wha...

Balance of Payments Textbook

Balance of Payments Textbook »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755704.069

ISBN: 9781557755704

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, liabilities, direct investment, reserve assets

The Balance of Payments Textbook, like the Balance of Payments Compilation Guide, is a companion document to the fifth edition of the Balance of Payments Manual. The Textbook provides illustrative examples and appl...

Monetary Policy Implementation at Different Stages of Market Development

Monetary Policy Implementation at Different Stages of Market Development »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064386.084

ISBN: 9781589064386

Keywords: Money markets, money market, monetary policy, central bank, reserve requirements, money market operations

The most salient trend in monetary policy over the past two decades has been increasing reliance on money market operations, which reflects the belief that allowing market forces to allocate financial resources bri...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy in Low-Income Countries

Assessing Reserve Adequacy in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Valerio Crispolti , Era Dabla-Norris , Jun Kim , Kazuko Shirono , and George Tsibouris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616354121.084

ISBN: 9781616354121

Keywords: External shocks, reserve holdings, consumption growth, terms of trade, current account

Low-income countries routinely experience exogenous disturbances—sharp swings in the terms of trade, export demand, natural disasters, and volatile financial flows—that contribute to higher volatility...