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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...

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...

Caught in the Web: Network analysis looks at financial connections in a globalized world and the risks they pose

Caught in the Web: Network analysis looks at financial connections in a globalized world and the risks they pose »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475504767

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system

Technology is generating a global convergence. A "big bang" of information—and education as well—is improving human lives. And with global interconnectivity growing by leaps and bounds, we are all wit...

It All Falls into Place: Piecing together “missing links” in a jigsaw puzzle of data sets helps shed light on the global financial crisis

It All Falls into Place: Piecing together “missing links” in a jigsaw puzzle of data sets helps shed light on the global financial crisis »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475504767

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system

Technology is generating a global convergence. A "big bang" of information—and education as well—is improving human lives. And with global interconnectivity growing by leaps and bounds, we are all wit...

Determinants of Corporate Investment in China

Determinants of Corporate Investment in China »

Source: Determinants of Corporate Investment in China : Evidence From Cross-Country Firm Level Data

Volume/Issue: 2012/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502329

Keywords: capital market, domestic capital, domestic capital market, capital output ratio

This paper analyzes the evolution of investment in China, its main features, and its key determinants. In recent years, manufacturing, real estate, and infrastructure have been the main drivers of investment. Inves...

People’s Republic of China: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

People’s Republic of China: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: People's Republic of China : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498308571

Keywords: bonds, financial institutions, bond, deposit rate

KEY ISSUES Context. After three decades of remarkable growth, the economy has been slowing. Much of the slowdown has been structural, reflecting the natural convergence process and waning dividends from past refor...

People’s Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation Discussions

People’s Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation Discussions »

Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2014/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498343794

Keywords: domestic demand, external position, financial system, balance of payments

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR) growth recovered to 2.9 percent in 2013 as resilient domestic demand helped offset the continued drag from net exp...

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region »

Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2011/348

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927875

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate system, financial system, real exchange rate, bonds

The Executive Board of the IMF has concluded the consultation discussions with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). Hong Kong SAR has rebounded from the global financial crisis, and growth should be a...

People's Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

People's Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region »

Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Supervision, Payment Systems, Securities Settlement Systems, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Corporate Governance, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Finance of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2003/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451816907

Keywords: payment systems, payments, rtgs, shareholders, settlement systems

This paper evaluates key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision, S...

International Reserves

International Reserves »

Source: International Reserves : Precautionary vs. Mercantilist Views, Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2005/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Aizenman , and Jaewoo Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862171

Keywords: mercantilist, hoarding, capital account liberalization, financial intermediation, stock of capital, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper compares the importance of precautionary and mercantilist motives in the hoarding of international reserves by developing countries. Overall, empirical results support precautionary motives; in particula...