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Foreign exchange queues, informal traders, and a zero premium in the black market

Jan-Peter Olters

Foreign exchange queues, informal traders, and a zero premium in the black market

a Cape Verdean puzzle

by Jan-Peter Olters

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Published by International Monetary Fund, African Department in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign exchange -- Cape Verde.,
  • Black market -- Cape Verde.,
  • Balance of payments -- Cape Verde.,
  • Capital market -- Cape Verde.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Jan-Peter Olters.
    SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/99/110
    ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund. African Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18669667M

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Foreign exchange queues, informal traders, and a zero premium in the black market by Jan-Peter Olters Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market" published on by INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND. Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market - A Cape Verdean Puzzle Article (PDF Available) September with 33 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market: A Cape Verdean Puzzle A Cape Verdean Puzzle Duringseveral indicators hinted at the apparent unsustainability of Cape Verde's exchange rate peg.

Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market: A Cape Verdean Puzzle. Author/Editor: Jan-Peter Olters. Publication Date: August 1, Electronic Access: Free by: 4. Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market.

By Jan-Peter Olters. Abstract. During –98, several indicators hinted at the apparent unsustainability of Cape Verde’s exchange rate peg.

The country, faced with a considerable backlog of approved but unmet applications for foreign currencies, tolerated a Author: Jan-Peter Olters. The black market for currencies is increasingly becoming prevalent in nations marked by certain adverse economic factors such as high inflation rates and unrealistically high exchange rates.

"Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market; A Cape Verdean Puzzle," IMF Working Papers 99/, International Monetary Fund. Paruolo, Paolo, " Asymptotic Inference On The Moving Average Impact Matrix In Cointegrated I (2) Var Systems," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol.

18(3. Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market A Cape Verdean Puzzle. By Jan-peter Olters. Education and Development or Emigration and Remittances: The Cape Verdean Dilemma. The country, faced with a considerable backlog of approved but unmet applications for foreign currencies, tolerated a parallel market.

Street traders, however, demanded only negligible premiums. Jan-Peter Olters, "Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market; A Cape Verdean Puzzle," IMF Working Papers 99/, International Monetary Fund.

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Business Cycle with a Vector-Markov-Switching Model Zenon Kontolemis. Cambrist: An individual who is deemed to have above-average knowledge of the foreign exchange market. A cambrist can relate to anyone who deals with currencies and foreign exchange.

Informal traders say that this allows them to buy black market foreign exchange at a discount. This has seen long queues at banks, amid reports that some unscrupulous bank workers were.

The coronavirus recession is an economic recession happening across the world economy in due to the COVID pandemic. Some economists suggest that China's economy may contract for the first time since the s.

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the terminology used in foreign exchange markets. Second, this chapter presents the instruments used in currency markets. Introduction to the Foreign Exchange Market 1.A An Exchange Rate is Just a Price The foreign exchange (FX or FOREX) market is the market where exchange.

days in the foreign exchange market is equivalent to the magnitude of world trade in goods and services. The largest foreign exchange market is London followed by New York, Tokyo, Zurich and Frankfurt. The business in foreign exchange markets in India has shown a steady.

country, single-period barter model of trade. In this paper the black market for foreign exchange is modeled as reflecting the demand for foreign exchange to purchase illegal import and the supply of foreign exchange derived from illegal export.

The model developed differs markedly from that of Sheikh. Answer: Broadly defined, the foreign exchange (FX) market encompasses the conversion of purchasing power from one currency into another, bank deposits of foreign currency, the extension of credit denominated in a foreign currency, foreign trade financing, and trading in foreign currency options and futures contracts.

Foreign Exchange Queues, Informal Traders, and a Zero Premium in the Black Market: A Cape Verdean Puzzle IMF Working Paper No. 99/ August 1, See : Country Manager. An increase in the value of one currency relative to another, resulting from an increase in demand for or a decrease in the supply of the currency on the foreign exchange market.

In the graph, the YEN is appreciating compared to the dollar. It takes more dollars to buy one unit of YEN. The YEN is stronger relative to the dollar. C) trade only with clients in the retail market and never operate in the wholesale market for foreign exchange. D) All of the above are characteristics of foreign exchange dealers.

B) Act as market makers, willing to buy and sell the currencies in which they specialize. transfer to the government, the source of this tax being the premium on dollars in a black market, where the exchange rate is b 2 e.

The black market, or free market, arises precisely because the official market is rationed. Domestic currency is freely convertible in the floating black market at rate b, which is the marginal cost of foreign.More than anything else, the forex market is a trader's market.

It's a market that's open round the clock, six days a week, enabling traders to act on news and events as they happen. It's a market where a half a billion dollar trade can be executed in a matter of seconds. And may not .