International mutual fund
International mutual fundA mutual fund that invests strictly in securities markets throughout the world, excluding the United States. A global fund, on the other hand, invests in both foreign and domestic securities.
International mutual fund
International Fisher relationshipInternational Fisher relationship
Theory that nominal interest rates and inflation rates in different countries are connected. The Fisher equation says the nominal interest rate is the product of one plus the real interest rate times one plus the expected rate of inflation.
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
An international bank headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, which serves as a forum for monetary cooperation among several European central banks, the Bank of Japan, and the US Federal Reserve System. Founded in 1930 to handle the German payment of World War I reparations, it now monitors and collects data on international banking activity and promulgates rules concerning international bank regulation.
International adjustment processInternational adjustment process
1. Any mechanism for change in international markets. 2. The mechanism by which payments imbalances diminish under pegged exchange rates and nonsterilization. Similar to the specie flow mechanism, exchange-market intervention causes money supplies of surplus countries to expand and vice versa, leading to price and interest rate changes that correct the current and capital account imbalances.
Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC)Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC)
A US corporation that receives a tax incentive for export activities.
International Depository Receipt (IDR)International Depository Receipt (IDR)
A receipt issued by a bank as evidence of ownership of one or more shares of the underlying stock of a foreign corporation that the bank holds in trust. The advantage of the IDR structure is that the corporation does not have to comply with all the issuing requirements of the foreign country where the stock is to be traded. The US version of the IDR is the American Depository Receipt (ADR).
Further SuggestionsInternational financial institution
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange
Morgan Stanley Capital International Pacific Free index
London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE)
International Organization for Standardization
International Trade Organization
Federation Internationale des Bourses de Valeurs
Court of International Trade
International Asset Pricing Model (IAPM)
Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index
Minister of International Trade
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australia, Far East Index
Domestic International Sales Corporation
International Standards Organization
Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe Index
Capital International Indexes