Cross-Border Investment in Small International Financial Centers

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Author/Editor: Philip R. Lane, Gian Milesi-Ferretti
Release Date: © February, 2010
ISBN : 978-1-45196-283-3
Stock #: WPIEA2010038
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This note documents and assesses the role of small financial centers in the international financial system using a newly-assembled dataset. It presents estimates of the foreign asset and liability positions for a number of the most important small financial centers, and places these into context by calculating the importance of these locations in the global aggregate of cross-border investment positions. It also reports some information on bilateral cross-border investment patterns, highlighting which countries engage in financial trade with small financial centers.


Foreign exchange , International financial system

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More publications by: Philip R. Lane ; Gian Milesi-Ferretti