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The Lending Channel in Emerging Economies
			: Are Foreign Banks Different?

The Lending Channel in Emerging Economies : Are Foreign Banks Different? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Vazquez , Carmen Reinhart , and Marco Arena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866124.001

ISBN: 9781451866124

Keywords: Lending channel, monetary transmission, reserve requirements, reserve requirement, money market, monetary conditions, central bank,

This paper exploits a panel dataset comprising 1,565 banks in 20 emerging countries during 1989- 2001 and compares the response of the volume of loans and the rates on loans and deposits to various measures of mone...

FMI Boletín Vol.35, Septembre 2006

FMI Boletín Vol.35, Septembre 2006 »

Volume/Issue: 35/0

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451926248.023

ISBN: 9781451926248

Keywords: external shocks, central bank, balance of payments, debt relief, prudential regulation, liberalizing trade, export sector, multilateral debt, bilateral trade agreement, trade barriers

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs

Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs »

Volume/Issue: 2004/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Sole

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850789.001

ISBN: 9781451850789

Keywords: bond, central bank, bonds, domestic currency, interest rate policy, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper studies a policy often used to defend a currency peg: raising short-term interest rates. The rationale for this policy is to stem demand for foreign reserves. Yet, this mechanism is absent from most mone...

Should Financial Sector Regulators Be Independent?

Should Financial Sector Regulators Be Independent? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063099.051

ISBN: 9781589063099

Keywords: central bank, financial sector, monetary policy, financial institutions, inflation

In nearly every major financial crisis of the past decade-from East Asia to Russia, Turkey, and Latin America-political interference in financial sector regulation helped make a bad situation worse. Political press...

Monetary Implications of Cross-Border Derivatives for Emerging Economies

Monetary Implications of Cross-Border Derivatives for Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2001/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armando Méndez Morales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847864.001

ISBN: 9781451847864

Keywords: Cross-border financial transactions, central bank, derivative, hedging, monetary fund, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper surveys concepts, practices and analytical literature to assess benefits and risks for monetary stability of cross-border currency and interest rate derivative operations in calm and turbulent periods, w...

Manuel De Statistiques Monétaires Et Financières

Manuel De Statistiques Monétaires Et Financières »

Series: Other Statistical Products

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2000

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060159.049

ISBN: 9781589060159

Keywords: liabilities, financial corporations, financial assets, interest, loans, debt, financial derivatives, payments, gold, derivative

This Manual offers guidelines for the presentation of monetary and financial statistics. It provides a set of tools for identifying, classifying, and recording stocks and flows of financial assets and liabilities,...

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
			: Annual Report 1998

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 1998 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758071.044

ISBN: 9781557758071

Keywords: statistics, survey, balance of payments, reserve assets, current account, external debt, central bank, long-term debt, financial statistics, surveys

The IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics was established in 1992 to promote accuracy and cooperation in the compilation of balance of payments statistics. Membership of the Committee, which advises the I...

Liquid Asset Ratios and Financial Sector Reform

Liquid Asset Ratios and Financial Sector Reform »

Volume/Issue: 1997/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856408.001

ISBN: 9781451856408

Keywords: Banks, Banking Regulation, Central Bank Policy, liquid asset, banking, reserve requirement, financial sector, bonds

As a monetary, selective credit, and government debt-management instrument, a liquid asset ratio is generally inefficient and may introduce serious distortions. However, it may play a limited role as a prudential i...

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines
			: The Search for Stability and Sustainability

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines : The Search for Stability and Sustainability »

Volume/Issue: 1997/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Aerdt Houben

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973341.003

ISBN: 9781451973341

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary policy, Philippines, exchange rate, central bank, nominal anchor

This paper evaluates the Philippines’ experience with different exchange regimes since 1970. It argues that the shift to a flexible regime was crucial to restoring external viability and generating an export...

Interest Rate Liberalization and Money Market Development

Interest Rate Liberalization and Money Market Development »

Series: Books

Author(s): Hassanali Mehran , Marc Quintyn , and Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755636.071

ISBN: 9781557755636

Keywords: money market, central bank, financial institutions, bonds, interest rates

This book by Hassanali Mehran, Bernard Laurens, and Marc Quintyn brings together the papers presented at a seminar held in Beijing, China, in August 1995 and sponsored jointly by the IMF's Monetary and Exchange Aff...