Derivatives in International Capital Flows
This paper will discuss the role of derivative products in international capital flows, especially in providing a means of both reducing and enhancing market risks associated with given net flows. It will emphasize how derivatives can be used to evade risk-control or prudential regulation, circumvent capital controls, drive the dynamics of currency instabilities, and obscure true risk positions and thereby undermine the usefulness of balance of payments capital account categories.
|Date of creation:||Jun 1998|
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|Publication status:||published as Feldstein, Martin (ed.) International capital flows, National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report series. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1999.|
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