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Global Financial Stability Report, October 2008
			: Financial Stress and Deleveraging Macrofi nancial Implications and Policy

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2008 : Financial Stress and Deleveraging Macrofi nancial Implications and Policy »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352332.082

ISBN: 9781616352332

Keywords: stock market, financial institutions, financial stability, hedge funds, hedge

The Global Financial Stability Report identifies potential fault lines in the global financial system that could lead to crisis, while providing comprehensive coverage of mature and emerging financial markets. The...

The Economy of the Middle East and North Africa in 1997

The Economy of the Middle East and North Africa in 1997 »

Series: Books

Author(s): Mohamed El-Erian , and Susan Fennell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757111.071

ISBN: 9781557757111

Keywords: oil prices, oil exporters, stock market, crude oil, natural gas

The economy of the Middle East and North Africa improved considerably in 1996, and remained favorable in 1997. This paper, by Mohamed A. El-Erian and Susan Fennell, presents an assessment of the recent experience o...

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2006
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2006 : Market Developments and Issues »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065826.082

ISBN: 9781589065826

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, capital inflows, stock market, financial markets

The Global Financial Stability Report (GSFR), published twice a year by the IMF, provides timely analysis of developments in mature and emerging market countries and seeks to identify potential fault lines in the g...

Stock Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Stock Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Stock Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Critical Issues and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2007/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Komla Adjasi , and Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867732

Keywords: stock market, stock exchange, stock market development, stock exchanges

This paper examines the economic importance of stock markets in Africa. It discusses policy options for promoting the development of the stock market in Africa. The results of the paper show that the stock markets...

International Stock Returns and Market Integration

International Stock Returns and Market Integration »

Source: International Stock Returns and Market Integration : A Regional Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2002/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Del Negro , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451874419

Keywords: Diversification, risk, stock market, global stock market, stock portfolio, stock markets, stock returns,

We investigate the relative importance of country and industry effects in international stock returns, with the innovation that we decompose country effects into region and within-region country effects. We divide...

Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation: A Survey

Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation: A Survey »

Source: Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 1990/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Scott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

ISBN: 9781451944594

Keywords: stock market, stock prices, bond, stock index futures, futures markets

Volatility in financial markets has forced economists to reexamine the validity of the efficient markets hypothesis, and new empirical approaches have been applied to the study of this important issue in recent yea...

The Egyptian Stock Market

The Egyptian Stock Market »

Source: The Egyptian Stock Market : Efficiency Tests and Volatility Effects

Volume/Issue: 1999/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauro Mecagni , and Maged Sawky Sourial

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451846720

Keywords: Emerging stock markets, GARCH models, stock exchange, stock returns, stock market, capital market, capital market authority

The paper examines the behavior of stock returns in the Egyptian stock exchange, the efficiency of the market in pricing securities, and the relationship between returns and conditional volatility. GARCH(p,q)-M mod...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note: Measuring Banking Stability in Cyprus

Volume/Issue: 2009/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451809961

Keywords: bond, stock market

Various indicators place Cyprus's banking system soundness ahead of emerging countries but behind advanced economies. This report discusses financial sector stability in Cyprus, using a combination of accounting-ba...

Monetary Policy and the Price Behavior in Emerging Stock Markets

Monetary Policy and the Price Behavior in Emerging Stock Markets »

Source: Monetary Policy and the Price Behavior in Emerging Stock Markets

Volume/Issue: 1991/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Cornelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1991

ISBN: 9781451844429

Keywords: stock prices, stock markets, emerging stock markets, time series, stock market

This paper examines whether the six largest and most active emerging stock markets are informationally efficient with respect to changes in the money supply. To investigate if stock prices fully reflect the informa...

Theories of the Determinants of Direct Foreign Investment

Theories of the Determinants of Direct Foreign Investment »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 20 No. 2

Volume: XX

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1973

ISBN: 9781451947403

Keywords: capital market, capital markets, stock exchange, bonds, stock market

Stock and bond issues and capital markets in less developed countries (LDCs) have recently received increasing attention from policymakers, and this preliminary study provides a cross-country survey of the actual e...