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U.S. Monetary Shocks and Global Stock Prices

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Source: U.S. Monetary Shocks and Global Stock Prices

Volume/Issue: 2010/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Laeven , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210855

Keywords: monetary transmission, financial constraints, asset allocation, financial dependence, stock prices, monetary shocks, stock market, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper studies how U.S. monetary policy affects global stock prices. We find that global stock prices respond strongly to changes in U.S. interest rate policy, with stock prices increasing (decreasing) followin...

Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area

Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area »

Source: Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2003/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Albert Jaeger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451854039

Keywords: Corporate investment and financing, business cycle, capital stock, financial assets, cost of capital, stock market, capital markets, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation,

The recent boom-bust cycle in the euro area's equity valuations has left nonfinancial corporations saddled with a legacy of high debt or leverage. Models of corporate investment behavior based on imperfect capital...

Securities Transaction Taxes and Financial Markets

Securities Transaction Taxes and Financial Markets »

Source: Securities Transaction Taxes and Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2001/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , and Andrei Kirilenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847116

Keywords: securities transaction taxes, financial markets, bond, securities transaction, stock price, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper argues that securities transaction taxes "throw sand" not in the wheels, but into the engine of financial markets where the transformation of latent demands into realized transactions takes place. The pa...

Malaysian Capital Controls

Malaysian Capital Controls »

Source: Malaysian Capital Controls : Macroeconomics and Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2006/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , Simon Johnson , Kalpana Kochhar , and Todd Mitton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863116

Keywords: Asian crisis, political connections, stock price, stock market, stock returns, capital market, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

We analyze the capital controls imposed in Malaysia in September 1998. In macroeconomic terms, these controls neither yielded major benefits nor were costly. At the same time, the stock market interpreted the capit...

Identifying Speculative Bubbles

Identifying Speculative Bubbles »

Source: Identifying Speculative Bubbles : A Two-Pillar Surveillance Framework

Volume/Issue: 2014/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bradley Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498332071

Keywords: Market efficiency, Financial crises, equity, issuance, market, stock, markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Asset Pricing, Government Policy and Regulation

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the issue of how best to identify speculative asset bubbles (in real-time) remains in flux. This owes to the difficulty of disentangling irrational investor exuberan...

Capital Market Integration

Capital Market Integration »

Source: Capital Market Integration : Progress Ahead of the East African Community Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 2012/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931230

Keywords: East African Community, monetary union, capital market, equity, stock, bond, beta convergence, sigma convergence, cointegration, stock market

Capital markets in the East African Community (EAC) face common challenges of low capitalization and liquidity, but to different degrees. EAC member countries have made noticeable progress in developing domestic ca...

Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles and the Asian Crisis

Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles and the Asian Crisis »

Source: Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles and the Asian Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2002/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdelhak Senhadji , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451843859

Keywords: Lending Booms, Real Estate Bubbles, Asia Crisis, real estate, stock market, real estate prices, moral hazard, Asian Crisis,

This paper examines the link between lending booms, asset price cycles, and financial crises across East Asian countries. Both theoretical arguments and empirical evidence support a strong relationship between bank...

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity? »

Source: Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Volume/Issue: 2000/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Peter Christoffersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852684

Keywords: Asset prices in transition countries, Leading indicator analysis, Tracking portfolio, transition countries, financial sector, stock market, financial sector development

There is ample empirical evidence for developed economies that asset prices contain information about future economic developments. But is this also the case in transition economies? Using a panel of monthly data f...

Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain

Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain »

Source: Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain : The Effects of Financial Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 2003/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Graciela Kaminsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845280

Keywords: financial liberalization, stock market prices, booms, busts, stock market, financial sector, financial markets, domestic financial sector, International Finance: General, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

We examine the short- and long-run effects of financial liberalization on capital markets. To do so, we construct a new comprehensive chronology of financial liberalization in 28 mature and emerging market economie...

India - Assessment Letter for the World Bank

India - Assessment Letter for the World Bank »

Source: India - Assessment Letter for the World Bank

Volume/Issue: 2007/052

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2007

ISBN: 9781498333153

Keywords: Assessment letters, World Bank, Demand, Stock price indexes, Exchange markets, Financial markets, External debt, Assessment Letter, staff report, WPI

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