Global Financial Stability Report - GFSR


DEFINITION of 'Global Financial Stability Report - GFSR '

A semiannual report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that assesses the stability of global financial markets and emerging market financing. The Global Financial Stability Report focuses on current conditions, especially financial and structural imbalances, that could risk an upset in global financial stability and access to financing by emerging market countries. It emphasizes the ramifications of financial and economic imbalances that are highlighted in one of the IMF's other publications, the World Economic Outlook.

BREAKING DOWN 'Global Financial Stability Report - GFSR '

The Global Financial Stability Report replaced two previous reports by the IMF, the annual International Capital Markets Report and the quarterly Emerging Market Financing Report. The purpose of the replacement was to provide a more frequent assessment of the worldwide financial markets and to focus on emerging market financing in a global context.

  1. International Monetary Fund - IMF

    An international organization created for the purpose of standardizing ...
  2. Balance Of Payments (BOP)

    A record of all transactions made between one particular country ...
  3. Financial Stability Oversight Council

    A committee led by the U.S. Treasury Secretary that is charged ...
  4. Balance Of Trade - BOT

    The difference between a country's imports and its exports. Balance ...
  5. World Trade Organization - WTO

    An international organization dealing with the global rules of ...
  6. Emerging Market Economy

    A nation's economy that is progressing toward becoming advanced, ...
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