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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...

Can Regional Cross-listings Accelerate Stock Market Development? Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Can Regional Cross-listings Accelerate Stock Market Development? Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Can Regional Cross-listings Accelerate Stock Market Development? Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2008/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871395

Keywords: regional approach, events study, stock market, stock market development, stock exchanges, stock exchange,

This study analyzes the impact of regional cross-listing of stocks on the depth of the stock markets in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It analyzes data from 1990 to 2007 for a panel of 13 stock markets in SSA countries,...

What Drives Stock Market Development in the Middle East and Central Asia-Institutions, Remittances, or Natural Resources?

What Drives Stock Market Development in the Middle East and Central Asia-Institutions, Remittances, or Natural Resources? »

Source: What Drives Stock Market Development in the Middle East and Central Asia-Institutions, Remittances, or Natural Resources?

Volume/Issue: 2007/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Billmeier , and Isabella Massa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867213

Keywords: Stock market capitalization, panel, institutions, stock market, stock market development, domestic credit,

In this paper, we assess the macroeconomic determinants of stock market capitalization in a panel of 17 countries in the Middle East and Central Asia, including both hydrocarbon-rich countries and economies without...

Small African Stock Markets-The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange

Small African Stock Markets-The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange »

Source: Small African Stock Markets-The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange

Volume/Issue: 2003/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heloisa Marone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451842319

Keywords: Financial Development, Stock Market, Small Economies, stock exchange, stock markets, capital markets, capital market, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

In trend with a global pattern and following recommendations of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the number of stock markets in African countries has increased dramatically over the l...

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa »

Source: Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa : Progress and Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2005/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861419

Keywords: capital markets development, stock exchange, capital markets, stock exchanges, stock market, capital market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses whether regional cooperation and integration of stock exchanges in eastern and southern Africa could offer a way of overcoming impediments to the exchanges' development. The paper concludes that...

Financial Development and Economic Growth

Financial Development and Economic Growth »

Source: Financial Development and Economic Growth : An Overview

Volume/Issue: 2000/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451874747

Keywords: financial development, financial markets, growth, equation, statistics, stock market, stock market capitalization

In recent years there has been substantial theoretical and empirical work on the role that financial markets play in fostering economic growth and development. This paper provides a selective review of the literatu...

The Determinants of Stock Market Development in Emerging Economies

The Determinants of Stock Market Development in Emerging Economies »

Source: The Determinants of Stock Market Development in Emerging Economies : Is South Africa Different?

Volume/Issue: 2008/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451868944

Keywords: Political risk, stock market, stock market development, private capital flows, capital flows,

This paper examines the institutional and macroeconomic determinants of stock market development using a panel data of 42 emerging economies for the period 1990 to 2004. The paper finds that macroeconomic factors s...

Financial Development, Inequality and Poverty

Financial Development, Inequality and Poverty »

Source: Financial Development, Inequality and Poverty : Some International Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2016/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sami Ben Naceur , and RuiXin Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498359283

Keywords: Financial Development, Income Inequality, Poverty, stock, market, General, All Countries,

This paper provides evidence on the link between financial development and income distribution. Several dimensions of financial development are considered: financial access, efficiency, stability, and liberalizatio...

Recent World Bank Publications

Recent World Bank Publications »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1978

ISBN: 9781616353339

Keywords: rural development, capital stock, authorized capital, capital increase, capital markets

This paper examines the expanded role for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with a major capital increase. The paper highlights that for the first time in its history, the IFC is undertaking a major incre...

Bank activity: Capital increase for IFC; Bank project performance is evaluated; Bank help for urban poor in Morocco; rural development in Cameroon gets IDA assistance; Bank loans and IDA credits in third quarter of fiscal year 1978

Bank activity: Capital increase for IFC; Bank project performance is evaluated; Bank help for urban poor in Morocco; rural development in Cameroon gets IDA assistance; Bank loans and IDA credits in third quarter of fiscal year 1978 »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1978

ISBN: 9781616353339

Keywords: rural development, capital stock, authorized capital, capital increase, capital markets

This paper examines the expanded role for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with a major capital increase. The paper highlights that for the first time in its history, the IFC is undertaking a major incre...