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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...

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...

Stock Market Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Fundamentals

Stock Market Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Fundamentals »

Source: Stock Market Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Fundamentals

Volume/Issue: 1997/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lamin Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451843224

Keywords: Singapore, stock market, stock exchange, stock returns, stock price, stock prices

This paper examines the efficiency of the Stock Exchange of Singapore and the relationship between the stock market and the overall economy. Using a wide range of methods for testing market efficiency, the paper es...

Stock-Market Equilibrium and the Dividend Yield

Stock-Market Equilibrium and the Dividend Yield »

Source: Stock-Market Equilibrium and the Dividend Yield

Volume/Issue: 1996/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Kramer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451951981

Keywords: stock market, stock prices, stock returns, financial economics, bonds

Can fundamentals account for the recent performance of the U.S. stock market? The price/earnings ratio is out of line with historical averages, and the dividend/price ratio has recently reached a historic low. Thes...

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...

Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies

Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies »

Source: Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2000

ISBN: 9781451851274

Keywords: Leading indicators, emerging markets, stock returns, stock market, correlation, stock price, statistics

This paper studies the correlation between output growth and lagged stock returns in a panel of emerging market economies and advanced economies. It finds that the correlation is as strong in emerging market econom...

Spillovers to Emerging Equity Markets

Spillovers to Emerging Equity Markets »

Source: Spillovers to Emerging Equity Markets : An Econometric Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tao Sun , and L. Psalida

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872583

Keywords: equity prices, equity market, stock market, excess liquidity

This paper shows that emerging market equity prices are influenced by growing global factors, and therefore global factors constitute a significant channel for spillovers when the international economic environment...

Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets?

Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets? »

Source: Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets?

Volume/Issue: 1996/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brian Aitken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451978889

Keywords: institutional investors, stock markets, emerging market stocks, stock prices, international finance

In the past few years there has been a large increase in portfolio capital flows into emerging markets, mostly fueled by mutual funds and other institutional investors. Based on a simple variance ratio test, this p...

Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World

Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World »

Source: Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World

Volume/Issue: 2011/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yishay Yafeh , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455218950

Keywords: Index inclusion, stock price comovements, category, habitat and information theories, index-based investment, investors, institutional investors, stock market, stock price, stock prices,

Using newly-constructed data covering the last decade, we document that, in most of forty markets, when added to the main index, firms' returns experience an increase in comovement with the rest of the index, refle...

Macroeconomic News and Stock Returns in the United States and Germany

Macroeconomic News and Stock Returns in the United States and Germany »

Source: Macroeconomic News and Stock Returns in the United States and Germany

Volume/Issue: 2002/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Norbert Funke , and Akimi Matsuda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875782

Keywords: macroeconomic news, news, stock prices, stock market, stock returns, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

Using daily data for the January 1997 to June 2002 period, we analyze the impact of a broad set of macroeconomic news on stock prices in the United States and Germany. With GARCH specifications we test five hypothe...