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Chapter 37 Does the IMF Have a Future? What Should It Be?

Chapter 37 Does the IMF Have a Future? What Should It Be? »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

It is not an understatement to say that the IMF—and indeed the entire world economy is currently facing its stiffest challenge since the fund was created after World War II. Many speakers at this conference...

Chapter 26 Early Warning Indicators of Financial Crises

Chapter 26 Early Warning Indicators of Financial Crises »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION My aim in this paper is to discuss early warning indicators of financial crises. I plan to do that in three steps. First, I will suggest why one might be...

Chapter 2 From Reserves Accumulation to Sovereign Wealth Fund: Policy and Macrofinancial Considerations

Chapter 2 From Reserves Accumulation to Sovereign Wealth Fund: Policy and Macrofinancial Considerations »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are attracting increasing attention. SWFs are not new, and some of the longer-established funds—for example, those of Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, and Singapore—have existed for decades....

CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 2000)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759498

Keywords: debt, bond, banking, interest, otc

During 1999 and into the first half of 2000, global financial conditions generally improved in tandem with the strong rebound in the global economy. Following the most severe market turbulence—especially for...

CHAPTER II DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN MATURE CAPITAL MARKETS

CHAPTER II DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN MATURE CAPITAL MARKETS »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 2000)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759498

Keywords: debt, bond, banking, interest, otc

Throughout most of the 12-month period ending in June 2000, developments in international capital markets continued to be strongly influenced by the perception that the U.S. economy offered the highest risk-...

CHAPTER III EMERGING MARKET FINANCING

CHAPTER III EMERGING MARKET FINANCING »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 2000)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759498

Keywords: debt, bond, banking, interest, otc

Emerging market asset prices saw strong increases in 1999 (see Table 3.1) as fundamentals in many countries improved and the domestic and external financing situation of most emerging markets continued to re...

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION There is a perception that credit ratings are driven by financial accounting inputs and that ratings map into well-established ratios or other performance measures. T...

Chapter 11 Investment Objectives of Sovereign Wealth Funds: A Shifting Paradigm

Chapter 11 Investment Objectives of Sovereign Wealth Funds: A Shifting Paradigm »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) were severely hit by the global financial crisis. With increased public scrutiny over hefty losses incurred during the crisis, many SWFs have reviewed existing investment practi...

CHAPTER IV OVER-THE-COUNTER DERIVATIVES MARKETS

CHAPTER IV OVER-THE-COUNTER DERIVATIVES MARKETS »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 2000)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759498

Keywords: debt, bond, banking, interest, otc

The virulence of the 1998 turbulence in the mature financial markets took market participants and authorities by surprise, and some have acknowledged that they do not fully understand the rapidly changing st...

Chapter 15 Korea’s Financial Sector Reforms

Chapter 15 Korea’s Financial Sector Reforms »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. THE DEVELOPMENT AND ONSET OF THE CRISIS 1.1 Underlying problems Difficulties in the corporate and financial sectors have been at the core of Korea’s...