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Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

Russian Federation; Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Russian Federation; Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Russian Federation; Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2011/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463904852

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, external debt, current account, central bank

The reports highlights that, even though the Russian economy has started reviving from the crisis, growth has been moderate and inflation high. Executive Directors have advised that the focus should be on reducing...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

Mauritius: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Mauritius: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Mauritius : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/281

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451827811

Keywords: debt, interest, interest rate, deficit, public sector

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that real GDP growth of Mauritius is expected to rebound to about 41/2 percent in 2003/04. This largely reflects the recovery of tourism and sugar production, and contin...

International Evidence on Recovery from Recessions

International Evidence on Recovery from Recessions »

Source: International Evidence on Recovery from Recessions

Volume/Issue: 2009/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , Sweta Saxena , and Ugo Panizza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873306

Keywords: Growth, Recession, Rebound, Output loss, exchange rate, recessions, exchange rate regime,

Although negative shocks have persistent effects on output on average, this paper shows that macroeconomic policies and the structure of the economy can influence the speed of recovery and mitigate the persistence...

Fundamentals, timely policy measures help Singapore weather Asian crisis

Fundamentals, timely policy measures help Singapore weather Asian crisis »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 08

Volume/Issue: 28/8

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451933086

Keywords: private sector, debt, capital outflows, debt instruments, crisis prevention

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...

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...

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 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 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...

Regional Focus: High oil prices pose challenges for South Asia

Regional Focus: High oil prices pose challenges for South Asia »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 04

Volume/Issue: 35/4

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451967852

Keywords: exchange rate, international monetary fund, development bank, Credibility, Incentives, International Monetary Fund (imf). Surveillance Role, Strategic Planning,

IMF strategic review; IMF transparency report; Article IV summaries: Mauritius, Zambia, Guinea; South Asia and oil prices; New EU member experiences with capital account opening; AFRITACS future work plan; Goldsbro...