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Currency Speculation and the Optimum Control of Bank Lending in Singapore Dollar

Currency Speculation and the Optimum Control of Bank Lending in Singapore Dollar »

Source: Currency Speculation and the Optimum Control of Bank Lending in Singapore Dollar : A Case for Partial Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 1996/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Chan , and Kee Ngiam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451950472

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial markets, exchange rate volatility, currency crisis

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has a long-standing policy of controlling bank lending in Singapore dollars to nonresidents and to residents who use the funds outside Singapore. While the control may prev...

Discriminating Contagion

Discriminating Contagion »

Source: Discriminating Contagion : An Alternative Explanation of Contagious Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2000/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pavan Ahluwalia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451843118

Keywords: Contagion, currency crisis, balance-of-payments, exchange rate, speculative, currency crises, real exchange rate

This paper shows that a country’s vulnerability to contagious crises depends on the visible similarities between that country and other countries that are experiencing crises. A country is vulnerable to shif...

The Interest Rate-Exchange Rate Nexus in the Asian Crisis Countries

The Interest Rate-Exchange Rate Nexus in the Asian Crisis Countries »

Source: The Interest Rate-Exchange Rate Nexus in the Asian Crisis Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , and Gabriela Basurto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451843736

Keywords: Asia currency crisis, exchange rate, monetary model, monetary policy, money demand

Sharp exchange rate depreciations in the East Asian crisis countries (Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand) raised doubts about the efficacy of increasing interest rates to defend the currency. Using a standard monetary...

Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies

Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies : A Comparative Empirical Treatment

Volume/Issue: 2005/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomson Fontaine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860320

Keywords: exchange rate, contagion, currency crisis, fixed exchange rate, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper takes a step in empirically testing the implications of a number of theoretical models that attempt to highlight the dynamics behind currency crises. By focusing on countries with broadly disparate econo...

A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises

A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises »

Source: A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises

Volume/Issue: 2001/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Marion , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874945

Keywords: Currency crisis, bank crisis, exchange rate, shadow exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, hedging, domestic-currency, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We develop a simple framework for studying the joint distribution of banking and currency crises triggered by real shocks. Our framework illustrates the fact that bank and currency collapses are related but they ar...

9 Corporate Governance and Corporate Debt in Asian Crisis Countries

9 Corporate Governance and Corporate Debt in Asian Crisis Countries »

Source: Korean Crisis and Recovery

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): David Coe , and Se-Jik Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589060685

Keywords: Stabilization programs, bonds, currency crisis, corporate governance, exchange rate, financial institutions

Eric Friedman, Simon Johnson, and Todd Mitton * High levels of corporate debt contributed to the severity of the Asian financial crisis...

10 Economic Growth in East Asia Before and After the Financial Crisis

10 Economic Growth in East Asia Before and After the Financial Crisis »

Source: Korean Crisis and Recovery

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): David Coe , and Se-Jik Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589060685

Keywords: Stabilization programs, bonds, currency crisis, corporate governance, exchange rate, financial institutions

Robert J. Barro * The Asian financial crisis began with the floating of the Thai baht in July 1997. The crisis then spread rapidly to t...

11 Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia

11 Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia »

Source: Korean Crisis and Recovery

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): David Coe , and Se-Jik Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589060685

Keywords: Stabilization programs, bonds, currency crisis, corporate governance, exchange rate, financial institutions

Yung Chul Park and Jong-Wha Lee * Over the three years since the crisis broke out in 1997, the five Asian countries—Indonesia, Korea, T...

13 Strengthening the International Financial Architecture: Open Issues, Asian Concerns

13 Strengthening the International Financial Architecture: Open Issues, Asian Concerns »

Source: Korean Crisis and Recovery

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): David Coe , and Se-Jik Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589060685

Keywords: Stabilization programs, bonds, currency crisis, corporate governance, exchange rate, financial institutions

Barry Eichengreen * This paper assesses measures taken or under consideration to reform the international monetary and financial system...

Currency Speculation and the Optimum Control of Bank Lending in Singapore Dollar
			: A Case for Partial Liberalization

Currency Speculation and the Optimum Control of Bank Lending in Singapore Dollar : A Case for Partial Liberalization »

Volume/Issue: 1996/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Chan , and Kee Ngiam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950472.001

ISBN: 9781451950472

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial markets, exchange rate volatility, currency crisis

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has a long-standing policy of controlling bank lending in Singapore dollars to nonresidents and to residents who use the funds outside Singapore. While the control may prev...