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Governance of the IMF
			: Evaluation Update

Governance of the IMF : Evaluation Update »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484373439.017

ISBN: 9781484373439

Keywords: Risk management, Development, Financial crises, Stocks, International monetary system, IMF, IEO, governance, representation, effectiveness

In 2008, the IEO undertook an evaluation on the IMF governance and concluded that effectiveness had been the strongest aspect of IMF governance, while accountability and voice had been the weakest. Since then, IMF...

Excerpt: Frontier and Developing Asia
			: The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Excerpt: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305379.073

ISBN: 9781484305379

Keywords: Emerging financial markets, Asia, frontier markets, next generation markets, low income countries, macroeconomics, international finance, financial markets, financial sector, economic development

This is an excerpt from Frontier and Developing Asia: the Next Generation of Emerging Markets. Frontier and developing Asia, which includes countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Bangladesh, is located in the wor...

Singapore address: Fischer asks if new IMF reforms could have eased Asian crisis, stresses region’s future role

Singapore address: Fischer asks if new IMF reforms could have eased Asian crisis, stresses region’s future role »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 30/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451931082

Keywords: capital markets, international capital, international capital markets, international finance, international trade

On June 7, IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler announced the appointments of the new First Deputy Managing Director and three department heads. The full text of IMF Press Release No. 01/27 is available on the IMF's...

National economy: Hong Kong SAR’s strong fundamentals, policies generate quick recovery from Asian crisis

National economy: Hong Kong SAR’s strong fundamentals, policies generate quick recovery from Asian crisis »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 30/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451931082

Keywords: capital markets, international capital, international capital markets, international finance, international trade

On June 7, IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler announced the appointments of the new First Deputy Managing Director and three department heads. The full text of IMF Press Release No. 01/27 is available on the IMF's...

The Mexican Financial Crisis

The Mexican Financial Crisis »

Source: The Mexican Financial Crisis : A Test of the Resilience of the Markets for Developing Country Securities

Volume/Issue: 1995/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shogo Ishii , and David Andrew

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451855326

Keywords: bond issues, bond, bonds, international bond issues, international bond

This paper reviews developments in private capital flows to developing countries since the Mexican financial crisis in December 1994. The paper points out that a strong recovery in these flows masks some significan...

Outreach IMF-World Bank team visits Asia to discuss international standards and codes

Outreach IMF-World Bank team visits Asia to discuss international standards and codes »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 29/15

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451929744

Keywords: international financial, financial institutions, international financial institutions, globalization, financial system

The leaders of the Group of Seven and Group of Eight countries held summit meetings in Okinawa, Japan, on July 21-23. Two statements were issued at the meetings: the first, on July 21, by the leaders of the Group o...

Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia

Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia »

Source: Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia : Trends and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2008/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster , and Cynthia Leung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869194

Keywords: financial centers, international capital flows, fdi, portfolio investment, international financial, capital flows, international financial center,

We document Hong Kong SAR's evolving role as an international financial center in the Asia region, the importance of the growing special link with China as well as supply-side advantages, and outline the scope for...

Conference on Social Issues: New Approach Should Explore Human Dimensions of Asian Economic Crisis

Conference on Social Issues: New Approach Should Explore Human Dimensions of Asian Economic Crisis »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 03

Volume/Issue: 28/3

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451936155

Keywords: international monetary fund, IMF Quota Increase

On January 22, the IMF announced that more than 85 percent of its members had consented to an increase in the IMF's quotas. The text of Press Release No. 99/4, issued on January 22, follows....

The Link Between Adherence to International Standards of Good Practice, Foreign Exchange Spreads, and Ratings

The Link Between Adherence to International Standards of Good Practice, Foreign Exchange Spreads, and Ratings »

Source: The Link Between Adherence to International Standards of Good Practice, Foreign Exchange Spreads, and Ratings

Volume/Issue: 2003/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Tiffin , Christian Mulder , and Charalambos Christofides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451849615

Keywords: foreign exchange spreads, standards, correlation, regulation, international standards, equation, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper examines the relationship between adherence to international standards of good practice in policy-making and two key indicators of access to capital markets and the cost of this access: spreads and sover...

International Reserve Trends in the South Caucasus and Central Asia Region

International Reserve Trends in the South Caucasus and Central Asia Region »

Source: International Reserve Trends in the South Caucasus and Central Asia Region

Volume/Issue: 2008/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Holger Floerkemeier , and Mariusz Sumlinski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869033

Keywords: Balance of Payments Crises, reserve holdings, capital markets, international capital markets, risk aversion, international capital,

In recent years, the South Caucasus and Central Asia countries (CCA-6) have received significant foreign exchange inflows. While a healthy reserve buffer is desirable to selfinsure against external crises, holding...