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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...

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: 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...

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,...

Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets
			: Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Emerging Local Securities and Derivatives Markets : Recent Developments and Policy Issues »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , Jorge Roldos , Donald Mathieson , and Anna Ilyina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062917.083

ISBN: 9781589062917

Keywords: bond, bonds, stock exchanges, bond markets, bond issuance

In response to the volatility of capital flows since the mid-1990s, many emerging market economies have taken a variety of steps designed to 'selfinsure' against volatile capital flows. One such measure has been th...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/37

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451838862

Keywords: capital market, stock exchange, bond, bonds

This Selected Issues paper on Uganda discusses the progress toward harmonization of capital account regulations and capital market integration. A unified East African Community financial market would offer several...

Capital Markets and Financial Intermediation in the Baltic States

Capital Markets and Financial Intermediation in the Baltic States »

Source: Capital Markets and Financial Intermediation in the Baltic States

Volume/Issue: 2003/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451805383

Keywords: financial system, bond, capital market, stock exchange

This paper analyzes the capital markets and financial intermediation in the Baltic States. It provides a comprehensive overview of the structure and level of development of the financial system, discussing some of...

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 »

Source: 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

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...

Taxation Windfall Internationalization Korean Capital Markets

Taxation Windfall Internationalization Korean Capital Markets »

Source: Taxation Windfall Internationalization Korean Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 1990/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1990

ISBN: 9781451969504

Keywords: stock market, capital market, stock exchange, bonds, convertible bonds

The paper describes the evolution of the corporate stock and bond markets in Korea and the Government’s role in this evolution and its policy with regard to internationalization of the capital market. The pa...

Asian Equity Markets

Asian Equity Markets »

Source: Asian Equity Markets : Growth, Opportunities, and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2006/266

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Kramer , Catriona Purfield , Hiroko Oura , and Andreas Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865264

Keywords: Asian financial markets, equity derivatives, stock market, stock exchange, derivative,

Asian equity markets have grown significantly in size since the early 1990s, driven by strong international investor inflows, growing regional financial integration, capital account liberalization, and structural i...

Stock Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Critical Issues and Challenges

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867732.001

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...