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Institutional Investors and Asset Pricing in Emerging Markets

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841718.001

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...

International Pricing of Emerging Market Corporate Debt
			: Does the Corporate Matter?

International Pricing of Emerging Market Corporate Debt : Does the Corporate Matter? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonja Keller , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962475.001

ISBN: 9781451962475

Keywords: Corporate bonds, bond spreads, Fama-French factors, equity returns, bonds, bond, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

We examine risk spreads charged on corporate bonds placed by emerging market borrowers on international exchanges. While global developments have an important effect on spreads, changes in firm-level default risk a...

Issues in Managing and Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms Lessons From Experiences in Five Developing Countries

Issues in Managing and Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms Lessons From Experiences in Five Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1992/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451954661.001

ISBN: 9781451954661

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, banking, bank credit, financial reform, Issues in Managing and Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms Lessons from Experiences in Five Developing Countries,

A review of the experience of five developing countries in reforming their financial systems illustrates the benefits and risks, and provides lessons on the factors which contribute to successful financial sector r...

Linkages Between Financial Variables, Financial Sector Reform and Economic Growth and Efficiency

Linkages Between Financial Variables, Financial Sector Reform and Economic Growth and Efficiency »

Volume/Issue: 1995/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948110.001

ISBN: 9781451948110

Keywords: financial sector, financial reforms, crisis countries, financial intermediation, financial crisis

This paper analyzes the different channels through which financial variables and financial sector reform can affect economic growth and efficiency, using panel data for 40 countries which reformed their financial s...

Market-Based Estimation of Default Probabilities and its Application to Financial Market Surveillance

Market-Based Estimation of Default Probabilities and its Application to Financial Market Surveillance »

Volume/Issue: 2006/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863642.001

ISBN: 9781451863642

Keywords: Default probability, security prices, financial surveillance, probabilities, probability, bond, equation, credit derivatives,

This paper reviews a number of different techniques for estimating default probabilities from the prices of publicly traded securities. These techniques are useful for assessing credit exposure, systemic risk, and...

Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises

Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2003/221

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig , Nouriel Roubini , and Paolo Manasse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875256.001

ISBN: 9781451875256

Keywords: Early-warning system, sovereign debt crises, sovereign default, debt crisis, external debt, debt crises, short-term debt, currency crisis, General Outlook and Conditions, Forecasting and Other Model Applications

We develop an early-warning model of sovereign debt crises. A country is defined to be in a debt crisis if it is classified as being in default by Standard & Poor's, or if it has access to nonconcessional IMF finan...

Pricing An Interest Payment Guarantee
			: A Contribution to Debt Reduction Techniques

Pricing An Interest Payment Guarantee : A Contribution to Debt Reduction Techniques »

Volume/Issue: 1989/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962390.001

ISBN: 9781451962390

Keywords: bond, debt reduction, bond issuer, bonds, present value

This paper describes an approach for computing the market value of an interest guarantee on a bond where the principal is fully collateralized and which is exchanged for discounted sovereign debts. The cost of the...

Rating the Rating Agencies
			: Anticipating Currency Crises or Debt Crises?

Rating the Rating Agencies : Anticipating Currency Crises or Debt Crises? »

Volume/Issue: 2003/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854510.001

ISBN: 9781451854510

Keywords: Crisis, distress, early-warning systems, probability of default, ratings, currency crises, currency crisis, debt crises, bond, sovereign default

In contrast to the early-warning system literature, we find that currency and debt crises are not closely linked in emerging markets. We find that after 1994, credit ratings predict debt crises but fail to anticipa...

Systemic Banking Crises
			: A New Database

Systemic Banking Crises : A New Database »

Volume/Issue: 2008/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870824.001

ISBN: 9781451870824

Keywords: database, banking, banking crises, banking system, recapitalization,

This paper presents a new database on the timing of systemic banking crises and policy responses to resolve them. The database covers the universe of systemic banking crises for the period 1970-2007, with detailed...

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2006/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bjoern Rother , Ivetta Hakobyan , and Monica de Bolle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864465.001

ISBN: 9781451864465

Keywords: debt distress, domestic debt, pre-crisis, public sector debt, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper examines the evolution of public sector debt levels and structures in 12 emerging market countries around the time of financial crises. In particular, it focuses on whether the debt situation of sovereign...