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Defining Financial Stability1

by Garry J. Schinasi

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

International Capital Markets: Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues

by Donald J. Mathieson Garry J. Schinasi

This analysis of international capital markets is based on discussions with commercial and investment banks, securities firms, insurance companies, pension funds, stock exchanges, regulatory authorities, finance ministries, credit rating agencies and the Bank for International Settlement. It reflects information available up to the end of May 2001. The chapter headings are: developments and trends in mature capital markets; emerging market financing; the changing structure of the Major government securities markets; financial sector consolidation in emerging markets; staff appraisal

The Lender of Last Resort in the European Single Financial Market

by Garry J. Schinasi Pedro Gustavo Teixeira

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Modern Banking and OTC Derivatives Markets

by Garry J. Schinasi R. Sean Craig Burkhard Drees Charles Kramer

Previously, little has been written about how increased reliance on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives activities and market structures by the internationally active financial institutions may have changed the nature of systemic risks in the international financial structure. This paper describes and analyses key elements of modern banking and the global OTC derivatives markets, highlighting areas that seem to be relevant for assessing their functioning, their implications for systemic financial risks in the international financial system and areas where improvements in financial stability can be obtained.

Portfolio Diversification, Leverage, and Financial Contagion

by Garry J. Schinasi R. Todd Smith

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Preserving Financial Stability

by Garry J. Schinasi

Spurred by advances in information and computer technologies, financial liberalization and innovation took off in the late 1970s. Although the changes in financial markets have been beneficial overall, our understanding of the new risks to financial stability lags behind, as demonstrated by the financial crises of the past couple of decades. The study of international financial stability-a public good-is still in its infancy. This pamphlet, aimed at stimulating further debate on the subject, proposes a definition of financial stability and a broad framework for safeguarding it without inhibiting its dynamic development or limiting its benefits.

Private Finance and Public Policy

by Garry J. Schinasi

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Responsibility of Central Banks for Stability in Financial Markets

by Garry J. Schinasi

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

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