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Chapter 3. Corporate Leverage in Emerging Markets—a Concern?

Chapter 3. Corporate Leverage in Emerging Markets—a Concern? »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2015 : Vulnerabilities, Legacies, and Policy Challenges - Risks Rotating to Emerging Markets

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513582047

Keywords: Liquidity, global financial crisis, securities markets, corporate debt, commodity prices, corporate bonds, regulations, equity bubble, normalization, risk premiums

Summary The corporate debt of nonfinancial firms across major emerging market economies quadrupled between 2004 and 2014. At the same time, the composition of that corporate debt has...

Chapter 3. Exchange Rates and Trade Flows: Disconnected?

Chapter 3. Exchange Rates and Trade Flows: Disconnected? »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Adjusting to Lower Commodity Prices

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513520735

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, economies, exchange rate, commodity, trade, prices

Recent exchange rate movements have been unusually large, triggering a debate regarding their likely effects on trade. Historical experience in advanced and emerging market and developing econom...

Chapter 2. Market Liquidity—Resilient or Fleeting?

Chapter 2. Market Liquidity—Resilient or Fleeting? »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2015 : Vulnerabilities, Legacies, and Policy Challenges - Risks Rotating to Emerging Markets

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513582047

Keywords: Liquidity, global financial crisis, securities markets, corporate debt, commodity prices, corporate bonds, regulations, equity bubble, normalization, risk premiums

Summary Market participants in advanced and emerging market economies have become worried that both the level of market liquidity and its resilience may be declining, especially for...

Chapter 1. Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Chapter 1. Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

Financial Stability Overview Since the last Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) in October 2015, overall stability risks have increased (Figures 1.1 and 1.2). The outlook for fi...

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

Recent Developments and Prospects Major macroeconomic realignments are affecting prospects differentially across countries and regions. These include the slowdown and rebalancing in...

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Adjusting to Lower Commodity Prices

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513520735

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, economies, exchange rate, commodity, trade, prices

Global growth declined in the first half of 2015, reflecting a further slowdown in emerging markets and a weaker recovery in advanced economies. It is now projected at 3.1 percent for 2015 as a...

Chapter 2. The Growing Importance of Financial Spillovers from Emerging Market Economies

Chapter 2. The Growing Importance of Financial Spillovers from Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

Summary Trade and financial integration of emerging market economies into the global economy and financial system has increased significantly over the past two decades. As a result,...

Chapter 3. The Insurance Sector—Trends and Systemic Risk Implications

Chapter 3. The Insurance Sector—Trends and Systemic Risk Implications »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

Summary This chapter describes major insurance sector developments over the past decade and assesses changes in the systemic importance of insurers. Insurance firms play an important...

Chapter 1. Three Scenarios for Financial Stability

Chapter 1. Three Scenarios for Financial Stability »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2015 : Vulnerabilities, Legacies, and Policy Challenges - Risks Rotating to Emerging Markets

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513582047

Keywords: Liquidity, global financial crisis, securities markets, corporate debt, commodity prices, corporate bonds, regulations, equity bubble, normalization, risk premiums

Financial Stability Overview During the past six months financial stability has improved in advanced economies, but risks continue to rotate toward emerging markets a...

Chapter 3. Time for a Supply-Side Boost? Macroeconomic Effects of Labor and Product Market Reforms in Advanced Economies

Chapter 3. Time for a Supply-Side Boost? Macroeconomic Effects of Labor and Product Market Reforms in Advanced Economies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

This chapter finds that product and labor market reforms raise output and employment in the medium term, but complementary macroeconomic policies are needed to maximize their short-term payoff g...