Financial Conditions Indexes for Asian Economies
Margarita Debuque-Gonzales () and
Maria Socorro Gochoco-Bautista
No 333, ADB Economics Working Paper Series from Asian Development Bank
Financial conditions indexes (FCIs) are constructed for five Asian economies, namely, Hong Kong, China; Japan; the Republic of Korea; Malaysia; and Singapore, using a principal component analysis (PCA) methodology from Hatzius et al. (2010) and quarterly data. Various financial stress indicators are included, allowing the constructed Financial Condition Index to capture important episodes in each economy’s financial history. The predictive power of the constructed FCIs is higher than that of benchmark AR models and they generally outperform single financial indicators. A decomposition of the FCIs sheds light on particular sources of financial stress. A regional FCI based on the individual economy FCIs is also constructed.
Keywords: financial conditions index; Asia; principal component analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E44 F37 G17 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 54 pages
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