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Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757364.084

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Hedge funds are collective investment vehicles, often organized as private partnerships and resident offshore for tax and regulatory purposes. Their legal status places few restrictions on their portfolios and tran...

Hedge Funds
			: What Do We Really Know?

Hedge Funds : What Do We Really Know? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , and Donald Mathieson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758491.051

ISBN: 9781557758491

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, financial markets, derivative

Each episode of volatility in financial markets heightens the attention of government officials and others to the role played by the hedge fund industry in financial market dynamics. Hedge funds were implicated in...

Managing Financial Risks in indebted Developing Countries
			: Occa Paper No.65

Managing Financial Risks in indebted Developing Countries : Occa Paper No.65 »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751164.084

ISBN: 9781557751164

Keywords: hedging, futures contracts, hedge, futures contract, futures markets

This paper examines the types of market-related hedging instruments that could potentially be useful to indebted developing countries as they seek to manage the financial risks created by variability of the prices...

Fonds de couverture
			: Que savons-nous vraiment d'eux?

Fonds de couverture : Que savons-nous vraiment d'eux? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , and Barry Eichengreen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 1999

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758507.051

ISBN: 9781557758507

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, financial markets, derivative, financial institutions, bonds, financial market, futures markets, hedge? funds

Each episode of volatility in financial markets heightens the attention of government officials and others to the role played by the hedge fund industry in financial market dynamics. Hedge funds were implicated in...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066687.086

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Economic developments in Asia have been positive so far in 2007. Growth has been stronger (and in many cases more balanced) than expected across much of the region, again led by China and India, and inflation press...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Hedge funds are collective investment vehicles, often organized as private partnerships and resident offshore for tax and regulatory purposes. Their legal status places few restrictions on their...

II Hedge Funds and Financial Markets: Implications for Policy

II Hedge Funds and Financial Markets: Implications for Policy »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Each episode of instability in international financial markets heightens the attention of government officials and others to the role played by institutional investors, and hedge funds in partic...

III The Hedge Fund Industry: Structure, Size, and Performance

III The Hedge Fund Industry: Structure, Size, and Performance »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

This section presents an overview of the hedge fund industry, focusing on its current structure and recent performance. It provides a brief history of the evolution of hedge funds, considers available data o...

IV Hedge Fund Investment Strategies

IV Hedge Fund Investment Strategies »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Perhaps one reason why it is difficult to arrive at a definitive characterization of hedge funds is the wide variety of investment strategies they undertake. Hedge funds, as portrayed in most press reports,...

V Effects of Hedge Funds’ Strategies on Price Dynamics

V Effects of Hedge Funds’ Strategies on Price Dynamics »

Source: Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Jansen , Donald Mathieson , Barry Eichengreen , Laura Kodres , Bankim Chadha , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757364

Keywords: hedge funds, hedge, hedge fund, bond, macro hedge

Market price dynamics can be affected by the strategies implemented by hedge funds and other institutional investors in two ways. The strategies can act to stabilize prices or they can potentially destabiliz...