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Global Financial Stability Report, April 2019

Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit Cycle

The April 2019 GFSR finds that despite significant variability over the past two quarters, financial conditions remain accommodative.

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In the last 10 years there have been a growing number of countries establishing primary dealer (PD) systems. This paper discusses the role of primary dealers, as well as operational and technical issues rela...

Chapter 2. Definition and Findings

Chapter 2. Definition and Findings »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In simple terms, a primary dealer system is an agreement between two major stakeholders in the domestic government debt market—the debt manager and a group of dealers—to pursue a common strategy in support o...

Chapter 3. Rationale for a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 3. Rationale for a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

The main purposes of a primary dealer system include strengthening the primary market by (1) helping to build a stable, dependable source of demand for securities; (2) providing liquidity in the secondary ma...

Chapter 4. Implications of Establishing a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 4. Implications of Establishing a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

By selecting certain firms as primary dealers and not others, authorities concentrate market activity in a smaller number of firms, which has both positive and negative implications. On the positive side, es...

Chapter 5. Market Structure and Development

Chapter 5. Market Structure and Development »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In analyzing the issue of primary dealers, it is important to include considerations of securities market structure and development, and coordination of the various players involved. A decision whether to se...

Chapter 6. Key Prerequisites for a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 6. Key Prerequisites for a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In paving the way for the establishment of a primary dealer system, the authorities might want to create an environment conducive to its most effective functioning. Important prerequisites for establishing a...

Chapter 7. Operational Issues in Establishing a Primary Dealer System

Chapter 7. Operational Issues in Establishing a Primary Dealer System »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

This section will cover specific operational issues to be addressed in setting up a primary dealer system—namely, selection criteria, obligations, privileges, supervision, and the issue of foreign firms. Als...

Chapter 8. Evidence from the Survey

Chapter 8. Evidence from the Survey »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In April 2001, a survey questionnaire on primary dealers was sent to 47 countries. Of the 39 respondents, yielding a turnout rate of about 83 percent, 20 are advanced economies, 13 are emerging markets, and...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Piero Ugolini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589063792

Keywords: Securities regulations, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations

In the past 10 years a growing number of countries have established or began establishing a primary dealer system. This paper discusses the role of primary dealers, as well as theoretical, operational, and technica...

Monetary Policy and Corporate Behavior in India

Monetary Policy and Corporate Behavior in India »

Volume/Issue: 2005/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860443.001

ISBN: 9781451860443

Keywords: ownership, bank debt, central bank, bank borrowings, bank borrowing,

The paper examines the association and corporate behavior for a sample of manufacturing firms in India for the post-reform period 1992-2003. The findings suggest that a contractionary monetary policy lowers overall...