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The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns »

Source: The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

Volume/Issue: 2000/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451875089

Keywords: portfolio diversification, international financial integration, new economy, stock returns, stock market, equity markets, standard deviations, standard deviation

This paper revisits the relative importance of global versus country-specific factors underlying stock returns. It constructs a new firm level data set covering emerging and developed markets and estimates a simple...

Stock Market Volatility and Corporate Investment

Stock Market Volatility and Corporate Investment »

Volume/Issue: 1995/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zuliu Hu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852585.001

ISBN: 9781451852585

Keywords: stock market, stock market volatility, stock returns, stock prices, stock market price

Despite concerns are often voiced on the so called “excess volatility” of the stock market, little is known about the implications of market volatility for the real economy. This paper examines whethe...

International Stock Returns and Market Integration
			: A Regional Perspective

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874419.001

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...

The Egyptian Stock Market
			: Efficiency Tests and Volatility Effects

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846720.001

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...

International Investment Patterns1

International Investment Patterns1 »

Source: International Investment Patterns

Volume/Issue: 2004/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855630

Keywords: International portfolio equity investment, gravity, stock market, equity investment, stock market capitalization, stock returns, foreign equity, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper provides a systematic analysis of bilateral, source and host factors driving portfolio equity investment across countries, using newly-released data on international equity holdings at the end of 2001. It...

Determinants of Stock Prices
			: The Case of Zimbabwe

Determinants of Stock Prices : The Case of Zimbabwe »

Volume/Issue: 1997/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): T. Oyama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451941616.001

ISBN: 9781451941616

Keywords: DDM, ECM, CAPM, APT, stock market, stock prices, stock exchange, stock returns, stock market index

This paper examines the general relationship between stock prices and macroeconomic variables in Zimbabwe, using the revised dividend discount model, error-correction model, and multi-factor return-generating model...

The External Impact of China'S Exchange Rate Policy

The External Impact of China'S Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: The External Impact of China'S Exchange Rate Policy : Evidence From Firm Level Data

Volume/Issue: 2011/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455290680

Keywords: exchange rate, external impact, stock market, stock returns, external finance, exchange rates, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, General Financial Markets,

We examine the impact of renminbi revaluation on foreign firm valuations, considering two surprise announcements of changes in China's exchange rate policy in 2005 and 2010 and employing data on some 6,000 firms in...

Firm-Level Evidenceon International Stock Market Comovement

Firm-Level Evidenceon International Stock Market Comovement »

Volume/Issue: 2003/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847642.001

ISBN: 9781451847642

Keywords: Diversification, risk, stock market, global stock market, stock returns, capital account restrictions, capital markets,

We explore the link between international stock market comovement and the degree to which firms operate globally. Using stock returns and balance sheet data for companies in 20 countries, we estimate a factor model...

Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets

Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 1999/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards , and David Deddouche

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857016.001

ISBN: 9781451857016

Keywords: Event Study, Rating Changes, Bank Stock Prices, bond, stock prices, stock market, bank stocks, stock returns

This paper examines the performance of emerging market bank stocks around the time of rating changes by major international agencies. The data suggest that downgrades on average have followed periods of negative cu...

Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851274.001

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...