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The Impact of the Regional Cross-Listing of Stocks on Firm Value in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Impact of the Regional Cross-Listing of Stocks on Firm Value in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2009/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olatundun Janet Adelegan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872460.001

ISBN: 9781451872460

Keywords: Regional cross-listing, event study, stock market, stock exchange, stock exchanges, capital market,

This paper examines the impact of regional cross-listing on stock prices. The sample consists of sub- Saharan African firms that have cross-listed during the period 1992-2008. Using event study methodology, the stu...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861419.001

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...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868944.001

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 Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis

Financial Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2009/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nathaniel Frank , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872514.001

ISBN: 9781451872514

Keywords: Subprime Crisis, Solvency, GARCH, bond, stock market, financial institutions,

In this paper potential financial linkages between liquidity and bank solvency measures in advanced economies and emerging market (EM) bond and stock markets are analyzedduring the latest crisis. A multivariate GAR...

Understanding the Growth of African Financial Markets

Understanding the Growth of African Financial Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2009/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mihasonirina Andrianaivo , and Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873290.001

ISBN: 9781451873290

Keywords: Political Risk, stock market, stock market development, capital account liberalization, stock market capitalization, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper examines empirically the determinants of financial market development in Africa with an emphasis on banking systems and stock markets. The results show that income level, creditor rights protection, fina...

Financial Stability Reports
			: What Are they Good for?

Financial Stability Reports : What Are they Good for? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz , Samir Jahjah , Martin Cihak , Sharika Sharifuddin , and Kalin Tintchev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463929923.001

ISBN: 9781463929923

Keywords: Central Banking, Macro-Prudential Tools, Systemic Risk, banking, financial system, banking system, stock market

The global financial crisis has renewed policymakers' interest in improving the policy framework for financial stability, and an open question is to what extent and in what form should financial stability reports b...