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Causes of the 1997 Asian finanical crisis

Juzhong Zhuang

Causes of the 1997 Asian finanical crisis

what can an early warning system model tell us?

by Juzhong Zhuang

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Published by Asian Development Bank in Manila .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Financial crises -- Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAsian finanical crisis
      StatementJuzhong Zhuang, Malcolm Dowling.
      SeriesERD policy brief ;, no. 7, ERD policy brief (Online) ;, no. 7.
      ContributionsDowling, J. Malcolm, Asian Development Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC411
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3389261M
      LC Control Number2004615454

      The financial crisis began in United States in and spread to other countries. The higher asset prices created a self reinforcing loop in which the higher priced assets were used as collateral to issue more loans which in turn ended up driving asset prices even higher! A similar story can be told about investors in international currency and equity markets Why do stock market co-movements occur? A widely cited paper in this area is Eichengreen, Rose, and Wyplosz

      First, investors should beware of asset bubbles —some of them may end up bursting, leaving investors in the lurch once they do. Other economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Jeffrey Sachshave downplayed the role of the real economy in the crisis compared to the financial markets. The currency markets first failed in Thailand as the result of the government's decision to no longer peg the local currency to the U. With regards to emerging markets, however, relatively little is known about these issues.

      Most likely chances are small. This meant that they were not inflating their currencies excessively while maintaining pegs thereby overvaluing it. Neither of these policy responses could be sustained for long. The ability of most of the developing world to import capital through securities markets was enhanced by the exponential growth in the U.


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Causes of the 1997 Asian finanical crisis by Juzhong Zhuang Download PDF Ebook

Proponents of neoliberalismwho saw the crisis as homegrown, were quick to blame interventionist state practices, national governance arrangements, and crony capitalism for the crisis.

The Asian Financial Crisis

Since the countries melting down were among the richest in their region, and in the world, and since hundreds of billions of dollars were at stake, any response to the crisis was likely to be cooperative and international.

This also meant the appreciation of East Asian currencies that were pegged to the U. The effects of the SAPs were mixed and their impact controversial.

Causes of the 1997 Asian finanical crisis book this, there is yet no Causes of the 1997 Asian finanical crisis book about its root causes nor about the solutions. The stock markets of Hong Kong, Indonesia, and South Korea fluctuated with no clear trend before the first sub-period of the currency crisis began in early July, The rupiah began to strengthen from mid-June when it had fallen to 16, rupiah per dollar to 8, rupiah per dollar in Octoberinflation eased drastically, the Jakarta stock exchange started to rise and non-oil exports started to revive towards the end of the year.

Sachs pointed to strict monetary and contractionary fiscal policies implemented by the governments on the advice of the IMF in the wake of the crisis, while Frederic Mishkin points to the role of asymmetric information in the financial markets that led to a " herd mentality " among investors that magnified a small risk in the real economy.

Bymany of the countries the crisis affected showed signs of recovery and resumed gross domestic product GDP growth. Thus, herding behavior by depositors alters the "fundamentals" for a broader set of financial institutions and the crisis becomes self-fulfilling These pressures came to a head in as one after another they abandoned their pegs and devalued their currencies.

Read more about Corruption in Indonesia. Using thirty years of panel data from twenty industrialized countries, these authors find evidence that speculative attacks tend to be temporarily correlated and that currency crises seem to pass from one country to another.

The loss of the Thai central bank was a turning point as speculators turned their attention on to other economies in the region.

The differences of views are being debated in academic and policy circles and reflected in the media. EichengreenB. In at least one of the affected countries the restrictions on foreign ownership were greatly reduced. Stock market co-movements may occur for different reasons.

This finding suggests the existence of a currency effect affecting stock price returns during the crises, as is explained in the next paragraph.

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However, this hypothesis enjoyed little support among economists, who argue that no single investor could have had enough impact on the market to successfully manipulate the currencies' values. The finding of a close relationship between exchange rate depreciations and stock returns during a crisis is consistent with Bailey, Chan and Chung My explanation for this strong association is that currency devaluations have traditionally been accompanied by declining stock markets in the developing world because they have usually taken place in the middle of a financial crisis and uncertainty about the future course of economic policies and outcomes.

The Causes of the 1997 Asian finanical crisis book most important reason are the trade partners and bilateral Causes of the 1997 Asian finanical crisis book multilateral trade arrangements that enhance the possibilities of international shocks.Oct 21,  · Asian Financial Crisis Causes and Effects 1.

THE SEVEN TIGERS: Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia. There are seven countries which have an outstanding role in the Asian crisis: Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan. (), Arndt (), Radalet () and Tolentino ()), however none analyse whether their country case applies to the literature on the general causes of the Asian crisis.

Section 1 of the paper presents an outline of the hypotheses. Section two examines East Asia’s macroeconomic fundamentals for the decade leading up to the crisis period. The Asian financial crisis was another major currency crisis that happened during the ’s.

The crisis assumed epic proportions. This is because it started in only one country i.e. Thailand whose currency faced an attack from speculators. However, in a very short span of time the crisis had gripped the entire South East Asian region.CAUSES AND SOURCES Pdf THE ASIAN FINANCIAL CRISIS Yilmaz Akyüz, UNCTAD, Geneva Paper presented pdf the Host Country Event: Symposium on Economic and Financial Recovery in Asia UNCTAD X, Bangkok, 17 February A.

Introduction So much has been written and revealed since July on the causes of the Asian crisis that.The Asian Financial Crisis. Introduction. The Asian financial crisis involves four basic problems download pdf issues: (1) a shortage of foreign exchange in Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea and other Asian countries that has caused the value of currencies and equities to fall dramatically, (2) inadequately developed financial sectors and mechanisms for allocating capital in the troubled Asian.Oct 21,  · Asian Financial Ebook Causes and Effects 1.

THE SEVEN TIGERS: Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia. There are seven countries which have an outstanding role in the Asian crisis: Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan.