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Front Matter »

Source: 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

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...

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...

Addressing Information Gaps

Addressing Information Gaps »

Volume/Issue: 2009/06

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Christian Mulder , Phil De Imus , L. Psalida , Jeanne Gobat , R. Johnston , Mangal Goswami , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455294602.004

ISBN: 9781455294602

Keywords: Credit risk, Data analysis, Data quality assessment framework, Capital markets, Financial sector, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial crisis, Economic models, Economic indicators

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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,...

Les fonds de couverture: que savons-nous vraiment d’eux?

Les fonds de couverture: que savons-nous vraiment d’eux? »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781557758507

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

Chaque épisode d’instabilité sur les marchés financiers attire l’attention des responsables publics et privés sur le rôle joué par le secteur des fonds de couverture dans la dynamique des marchés financiers....

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...

VI Regulation of Hedge Funds

VI Regulation of Hedge Funds »

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

Most hedge funds, even those domiciled offshore, operate in developed financial markets and utilize the infrastructure of large financial centers to implement their investment strategies. This section descri...