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Measures to Limit the offshore Use of Currencies
			: Pros and Cons

Measures to Limit the offshore Use of Currencies : Pros and Cons »

Volume/Issue: 2001/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846324.001

ISBN: 9781451846324

Keywords: Offshore currency trading, offshore markets, speculative attacks, exchange controls, capital controls, currency internationalization, foreign exchange, exchange rate, financial institutions, hedging

Several Asian emerging market economies have recently adopted measures to limit the offshore trading of their currencies. This paper provides a general overview of such measures and evaluates the experiences of sel...

Non-Linear Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Emerging Markets

Non-Linear Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2016/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesca Caselli , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513578262.001

ISBN: 9781513578262

Keywords: Non-Linearities, exchange rate, depreciation, inflation targeting, exchange rate movements, Models with Panel Data, General, All Countries,, Exchange rate pass-through, Foreign exchange

This paper estimates exchange rate pass-through to consumer prices in emerging markets focusing on non-linearities and asymmetries. We document non-linearities and asymmetries in the transmission of exchange rate f...

Predicting Emerging Market Currency Crashes

Predicting Emerging Market Currency Crashes »

Volume/Issue: 2002/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): W. Perraudin , Manmohan Kumar , and Uma Moorthy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842425.001

ISBN: 9781451842425

Keywords: emerging market crises, trading strategies, probability, exchange rate, probabilities, foreign exchange, forecasting

This paper assesses the extent to which crashes in emerging market currencies are predictable using simple logit models based on lagged macroeconomic and financial data. To evaluate our model, we calculate trading...

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze »

Volume/Issue: 1997/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980202.001

ISBN: 9781451980202

Keywords: Speculative Attacks, Forward Markets, Exchange Rates, Market Corners, central bank, exchange rate, foreign exchange, central banks, domestic currency

A typical strategy used by speculators to launch an attack on a fixed exchange regime is the use of forward markets. Central banks also intervene in forward markets to counter speculation. This paper addresses the...

The Indonesian Financial System
			: Its Contribution to Economic Performance, and Key Policy Issues

The Indonesian Financial System : Its Contribution to Economic Performance, and Key Policy Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1997/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Montgomery

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974362.001

ISBN: 9781451974362

Keywords: Banking, Financial System, Securities Markets, stock market, bond, banking system, foreign exchange

The structure of the financial system in Indonesia is examined through the analytical lens of the system’s contribution to the growth, stability, and efficiency of the Indonesian economy. The focus is on the...

Measuring Liquidity in Financial Markets

Measuring Liquidity in Financial Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2002/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tonny Lybek , and Abdourahmane Sarr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875577.001

ISBN: 9781451875577

Keywords: foreign exchange, bond, foreign exchange markets, exchange markets, Measuring Liquidity, General Financial Markets,

This paper provides an overview of indicators that can be used to illustrate and analyze liquidity developments in financial markets. The measures include bid-ask spreads, turnover ratios, and price impact measures...

The Indonesian Financial System

The Indonesian Financial System »

Source: The Indonesian Financial System : Its Contribution to Economic Performance, and Key Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Montgomery

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451974362

Keywords: Banking, Financial System, Securities Markets, stock market, bond, banking system, foreign exchange

The structure of the financial system in Indonesia is examined through the analytical lens of the system’s contribution to the growth, stability, and efficiency of the Indonesian economy. The focus is on the...

IV Developments in Exchange Rate Arrangements and Markets

IV Developments in Exchange Rate Arrangements and Markets »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

According to the IMF’s official classification of exchange arrangements, there has been a gradual move away from pegged regimes into more flexible arrangements. This classification scheme has, however, a num...

IV Different Roles for the Exchange Rate and the Policy Trade-Offs

IV Different Roles for the Exchange Rate and the Policy Trade-Offs »

Source: The Role of the Exchange Rate in Inflation-Targeting Emerging Economies : Targeting Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anna Nordstrom , Scott Roger , Mark Stone , Seiichi Shimizu , Turgut Kisinbay , and Jorge Restrepo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589067967

Keywords: Developing countries, Central bank role, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, monetary policy

This section uses a model-based approach to evaluate the performance of different inflation-targeting approaches. 9 First, a taxonomy of inflation-targeting approaches is develope...

IX An Operational View of the Foreign Exchange Market

IX An Operational View of the Foreign Exchange Market »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

This section discusses the characteristics and typical practices of the foreign exchange market and the interactions with regulatory or market-based policy interventions. Written from an operational perspect...