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World Economic and Financial Surveys
			: International Capital Markets 1994

World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994 »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451942118.083

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

This paper analyzes the origins of the recent turbulence in government bond markets in the major industrial countries, and considers whether the role of hedge funds in that episode argues for altering present regul...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

Table A1 United States: Estimated Ownership of Public Debt Securities by Private Investors 1...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

The period running from the beginning of 1993 through the first quarter of 1994 was an eventful one for global capital markets. In the industrial world, the long rally in bond markets since 1990 suffered a p...

II Bond Market Turbulence and the Role of Hedge Funds

II Bond Market Turbulence and the Role of Hedge Funds »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

Factors Underlying the Turbulence As illustrated in Chart 1 and Table 1, yields on ten-year benchmark government bonds increased sharply in many industrial countries between the begi...

III Derivatives and Supervisory Issues

III Derivatives and Supervisory Issues »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

Last year’s International Capital Markets report examined the growth of derivative markets, the role of wholesale banks in these markets, and the benefits and potential systemic risks associated with their c...

IV Developing Country Finance Issues

IV Developing Country Finance Issues »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

Broad Trends The year 1993 was a boom year for private financing to developing countries, with a sharp increase in the volume of flows, a further improvement in the terms of borrowin...

V Government Securities Markets in Industrial Countries

V Government Securities Markets in Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

Internationalization and Institutionalization Large and recurring government fiscal deficits in the industrial countries have pushed up ratios of government debt to GDP. For the majo...

VI China’s Emerging Capital Markets

VI China’s Emerging Capital Markets »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

While still in its early stages, the growth of capital markets in China will rank as one of the important financial events of the 1990s. The first recognized stock exchange was officially opened in December...

VII Conclusions

VII Conclusions »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

1. It is not surprising that the recent surge in government bond yields across the industrial countries has attracted the close attention of policymakers and market participants alike: the size of the increa...

Annex I Government Securities Markets

Annex I Government Securities Markets »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1994

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942118

Keywords: bonds, bond, hedge funds, government securities, capital markets

Government securities are the backbone of world securities markets. Their turnover far surpasses that in any other financial market, except the global foreign exchange market. In recent years, government sec...