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Transmitting Global Liquidity to East Asia: Policy Rates, Bond Yields, Currencies and Dollar Credit

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  • Dong He

    (Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research)

  • Robert N McCauley

    (Bank for International Settlements)

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We review extant work on the transmission of monetary policy, both conventional and unconventional, of the major advanced economies to East Asia through monetary policy reactions, integrated bond markets and induced currency appreciation. We present new results on the growth of foreign currency credit, especially US dollar credit, as a transmission mechanism. Restrained growth of dollar credit in Korea contrasts with very rapid growth on the Chinese mainland and in Hong Kong SAR.

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  • Dong He & Robert N McCauley, 2013. "Transmitting Global Liquidity to East Asia: Policy Rates, Bond Yields, Currencies and Dollar Credit," Working Papers 152013, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research.
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