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Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Market Developments and Issues »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064508.082

ISBN: 9781589064508

Keywords: bond, bonds, investors, corporate bond, bond markets

This September 2005 issue of the Global Financial Stability Report highlights that financial conditions have remained broadly positive over the past six months, but some market developments diverged from consensus...

Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069275.071

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

The book covers a wide range of topics of relevance to policymakers in countries that have sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and those that receive SWF investments. Renowned experts in the field have contributed chapte...

Exchange Market Pressure and Monetary Policy: Asia and Latin America in the 1990s

Exchange Market Pressure and Monetary Policy: Asia and Latin America in the 1990s »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 47, No. 3

Volume: 47

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451973747

Keywords: investors, investment, foreign investors, investor, investment decisions

This paper provides an overview of the recent theoretical and empirical research on herd behavior in financial markets. It looks at what precisely is meant by herding, the causes of herd behavior, the success of ex...

Thailand

Thailand »

Source: Thailand : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Fixed Income Markets

Volume/Issue: 2009/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451836905

Keywords: bonds, investors, bond, mutual funds, institutional investors

This technical note focuses on fixed income markets for Thailand. The note recommends that Thailand should begin an orderly transition from merit-based regulation of corporate issuers and institutional investors to...

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Lao People's Democratic Republic »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 2000/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451822427

Keywords: investors, foreign investors, foreign exchange, foreign investment, direct investment

This report discusses major developments in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), and updates the statistical tables on recent economic developments and provides an overview of the real sector. Factors that h...

Institutional Investors and Asset Pricing in Emerging Markets

Institutional Investors and Asset Pricing in Emerging Markets »

Source: Institutional Investors and Asset Pricing in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 1996/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elaine Buckberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451841718

Keywords: investors, equity markets, institutional investors, stock markets, expected returns

This paper presents a new theory of asset pricing intended to address why other developing country equity markets responded so strongly to the Mexican devaluation, while the world’s major stock markets were...

The Role of Mature Market Mutual Funds in Emerging Markets

The Role of Mature Market Mutual Funds in Emerging Markets »

Source: The Role of Mature Market Mutual Funds in Emerging Markets : Myth or Mayhem?

Volume/Issue: 2004/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855524

Keywords: asset allocation, crossover investors, dedicated investors, mature markets, investors, bonds, bond, bond funds, Assest allocation,

The expansion of the global mutual funds industry has been characterized by growth in mature as well as emerging markets. This has clearly contributed to the development of local securities markets in emerging mark...

International Mutual Funds, Capital Flow Volatility, and Contagion - A Survey1

International Mutual Funds, Capital Flow Volatility, and Contagion - A Survey1 »

Source: International Mutual Funds, Capital Flow Volatility, and Contagion - A Survey

Volume/Issue: 2011/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455253319

Keywords: contagion, institutional investors, investors, foreign investors, hedge, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Gaining a better understanding of the behavior of international investors is key for informing the debate about the optimal response to capital flows and about reforms to the international financial architecture. I...

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...

Crises, Contagion, and the Closed

Crises, Contagion, and the Closed »

Source: Crises, Contagion, and the Closed : End Country Fund Puzzle

Volume/Issue: 1998/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Levy Yeyati , and Angel Ubide

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451856316

Keywords: Country Funds, Contagion, Financial Crisis, investors, asian crisis, foreign investors, crisis countries

This paper analyzes the behavior of closed-end country fund discounts, including evidence from the Mexican and East Asian crises. We find that the ratio of fund prices to their fundamental value increases dramatica...