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II. Ten Years After the Crisis: How Much Stronger Is Asia?

II. Ten Years After the Crisis: How Much Stronger Is Asia? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Ten years ago, the forced devaluation of the Thai baht set in motion a devastating external and financial crisis that engulfed much of emerging Asia and spread beyond the region’s borders. Through most of As...

III. Sterilized Intervention in Emerging Asia: Is It Effective?

III. Sterilized Intervention in Emerging Asia: Is It Effective? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Has sterilized intervention in emerging Asia been effective in influencing the level, change, or volatility of exchange rates? The question arises because it is hard to rationalize the rapid buildup of forei...

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,...

IV. The Evolution of Trade in Emerging Asia

IV. The Evolution of Trade in Emerging Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Over the past two decades, emerging Asia has experienced rapid trade growth and stronger interdependence among economies in the region. Although this change has a number of dimensions, booming intraregional...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066687.086

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Economic developments in Asia have been positive so far in 2007. Growth has been stronger (and in many cases more balanced) than expected across much of the region, again led by China and India, and inflation press...

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...