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Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs

Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs »

Volume/Issue: 2004/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Sole

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850789.001

ISBN: 9781451850789

Keywords: bond, central bank, bonds, domestic currency, interest rate policy, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper studies a policy often used to defend a currency peg: raising short-term interest rates. The rationale for this policy is to stem demand for foreign reserves. Yet, this mechanism is absent from most mone...

Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs

Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs »

Source: Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs

Volume/Issue: 2004/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Sole

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850789

Keywords: bond, central bank, bonds, domestic currency, interest rate policy, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper studies a policy often used to defend a currency peg: raising short-term interest rates. The rationale for this policy is to stem demand for foreign reserves. Yet, this mechanism is absent from most mone...

CHAPTER I LOCAL SECURITIES AND DERIVATIVES MARKETS IN EMERGING MARKETS: SELECTED POLICY ISSUES

CHAPTER I LOCAL SECURITIES AND DERIVATIVES MARKETS IN EMERGING MARKETS: SELECTED POLICY ISSUES »

Source: Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

The development of local securities and derivatives markets is just one response of many emerging markets to global volatility since the mid-1990s, particularly the sudden losses of access to international c...

CHAPTER II EMERGING LOCAL BOND MARKETS

CHAPTER II EMERGING LOCAL BOND MARKETS »

Source: Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

A key policy prescription for fending off financial crises in emerging markets has been the development of local bond markets, and this strategy has been embraced by a number of policymakers and internationa...

CHAPTER III EMERGING EQUITY MARKETS

CHAPTER III EMERGING EQUITY MARKETS »

Source: Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

One of the key issues in developing local securities markets as a stable source of funding for corporates is the development of an adequate domestic and international investor base. The scale and stability o...

CHAPTER IV THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES IN EMERGING MARKETS

CHAPTER IV THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES IN EMERGING MARKETS »

Source: Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

Financial derivatives are commonly used for managing various financial risk exposures, including price, foreign exchange, interest rate, and credit risks. By allowing investors to unbundle and transfer these...

Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets
			: Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062917.083

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

In response to the volatility of capital flows since the mid-1990s, many emerging market economies have taken a variety of steps designed to 'selfinsure' against volatile capital flows. One such measure has been th...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

In response to the volatility of capital flows since the mid-1990s, many emerging market economies have taken a variety of steps designed to 'selfinsure' against volatile capital flows. One such measure has been th...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

In response to the volatility of capital flows since the mid-1990s, many emerging market economies have taken a variety of steps designed to 'selfinsure' against volatile capital flows. One such measure has been th...

Recovery in Asia: Social agenda is a necessary prerequisite for poverty reduction and growth

Recovery in Asia: Social agenda is a necessary prerequisite for poverty reduction and growth »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 28/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451925616

Keywords: financial system, structural adjustment, structural adjustment facility, contingency financing, international financial ? architecture

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...