The practice of central bank intervention: looking under the hood
AbstractThis article first reviews methods of foreign exchange intervention and then presents evidence - focusing on survey results - on the mechanics of such intervention. Types of intervention, instruments, timing, amounts, motivation, secrecy and perceptions of efficacy are discussed.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in its series Working Papers with number 2000-028.
Date of creation: 2000
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Publication status: Published in Central Banking, November 2000. Reprinted Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, 83(3), May/June 2001, pp. 1-10.
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- Christopher J. Neely, 2001. "The practice of central bank intervention: looking under the hood," Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue May, pages 1-10.
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