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Asset Price Bubbles
			: A Selective Survey

Asset Price Bubbles : A Selective Survey »

Volume/Issue: 2013/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Scherbina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475515299.001

ISBN: 9781475515299

Keywords: Bubbles, Limits to Arbitrage, stock market, discount rate, mortgage, cash flows, financial economics, General,

Why do asset price bubbles continue to appear in various markets? This paper provides an overview of recent literature on bubbles, with significant attention given to behavioral models and rational models with fric...

Country Transparency and the Global Transmission of Financial Shocks

Country Transparency and the Global Transmission of Financial Shocks »

Volume/Issue: 2013/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Brandao Marques , R. Gelos , and Natalia Melgar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484397237.001

ISBN: 9781484397237

Keywords: transmission of global financial shocks, bond, stock returns, equity markets, bond spreads, bond returns, Asset Pricing,

This paper considers the role of country-level opacity (the lack of availability of information) in amplifying shocks emanating from financial centers. We provide a simple model where, in the presence of ambiguity...

Asia's Stock Markets
			: Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons?

Asia's Stock Markets : Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Lipinsky , and Li Lian Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484320143.001

ISBN: 9781484320143

Keywords: arbitrage pricing theory, Asian financial crisis, fundamentals, global financial crisis, idiosyncratic factors, integration, IOSCO, securities regulation, stock market, stock pricing

Stock markets play a key role in corporate financing in Asia. However, despite their increasing importance in terms of size and cross-border investment activity, the region's markets are reputed to be more 'idiosyn...

The Spillover Effects of a Downturn in China's Real Estate Investment

The Spillover Effects of a Downturn in China's Real Estate Investment »

Volume/Issue: 2012/266

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashvin Ahuja , and Alla Myrvoda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475549003.001

ISBN: 9781475549003

Keywords: Real estate investment, FAVAR, real estate, bond, bond spread, stock market, Globalization: Macroeconomic Impacts, Comparative Studies of Countries,

Real estate investment accounts for a quarter of total fixed asset investment (FAI) in China. The real estate sector's extensive industrial and financial linkages make it a special type of economic activity, especi...

Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles and the Asian Crisis

Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles and the Asian Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2002/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdelhak Senhadji , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843859.001

ISBN: 9781451843859

Keywords: Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles, Asia Crisis, real estate, stock market, real estate prices, moral hazard, Asian Crisis,

This paper examines the link between lending booms, asset price cycles, and financial crises across East Asian countries. Both theoretical arguments and empirical evidence support a strong relationship between bank...

Impact of Fed Tapering Announcements on Emerging Markets

Impact of Fed Tapering Announcements on Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2014/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra , Kenji Moriyama , Papa N'Diaye , and Lam Nguyen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498361484.001

ISBN: 9781498361484

Keywords: tapering, Fed policy announcements, vulnerability, stock market, bond, capital inflows, capital flow, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

This paper analyzes market reactions to the 2013-14 Fed announcements relating to tapering of asset purchases and their relationship to macroeconomic fundamentals and country economic and financial structures. The...

Do Inflows or Outflows Dominate? Global Implications of Capital Account Liberalization in China

Do Inflows or Outflows Dominate? Global Implications of Capital Account Liberalization in China »

Volume/Issue: 2013/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Franziska Ohnsorge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532159.001

ISBN: 9781475532159

Keywords: portfolio flows, financial development, bond, stock market, bonds, portfolio investment, money market, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance, Globalization: General, General,

This paper assesses the implications of Chinese capital account liberalization for capital flows. Stylized facts from capital account liberalization in advanced and large emerging market economies illustrate that c...

Seasonalities in China's Stock Markets
			: Cultural or Structural?

Seasonalities in China's Stock Markets : Cultural or Structural? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jason Mitchell , and Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862645.001

ISBN: 9781451862645

Keywords: A-shares, B-shares, Chinese Lunar New Year, day-of-the-week effect, half-month effect, half-year effect, holiday effect, seasonalities, turn-of-the-year effect, stock market

In this paper, we examine returns in the Chinese A and B stock markets for evidence of calendar anomalies. We find that both cultural and structural (segmentation) factors play an important role in influencing the...

Determinants of Credit Growth and Interest Margins in the Philippines and Asia

Determinants of Credit Growth and Interest Margins in the Philippines and Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2012/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tatum Blaise Pua Tan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503524.001

ISBN: 9781475503524

Keywords: credit growth, net interest margins, banking, financial system, bank size, banking system, stock market, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

Despite robust deposit growth, credit growth has been sluggish in the Philippines. We attribute this to legacy weaknesses in bank balance sheets, consumption-led economic growth, and relatively high net interest ma...

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 53, No. 1

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 53, No. 1 »

Volume: 53

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065093.024

ISBN: 9781589065093

Keywords: russia, trade flows, import duties, standard errors, trade restrictions, Capital Stock, Credit Market, Economic Shocks, Estimation Theory, Expertise

This first issue for 2006 is anchored by two papers on Russia. The opening paper discusses Russia and the World Trade Organization, and the concluding paper, by John Odling-Smee (former Director of the IMF's Europe...