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Risk Exposures and Financial Spillovers in Tranquil and Crisis Times

Risk Exposures and Financial Spillovers in Tranquil and Crisis Times »

Source: Risk Exposures and Financial Spillovers in Tranquil and Crisis Times : Bank-Level Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2013/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward , and Jochen M. Schmittmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484311240

Keywords: stock market, stock returns, equity capital, world stock market

For a sample of 83 financial institutions during 2003–2011, this paper attempts to answer three questions: first, what is the evolution of banks’ stock price exposure to country-level and global risk...

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...

Comovements in National Stock Market Returns

Comovements in National Stock Market Returns »

Source: Comovements in National Stock Market Returns : Evidence of Predictability But Not Cointegration

Volume/Issue: 1996/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451844610

Keywords: cointegration, predictability, statistics, stock market, stock prices

This paper is a response to the literature that tests for cointegration between national stock market indices. It argues that apparent findings of cointegration in other studies may often be due to the use of asymp...

Euro Area Policies

Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451813067

Keywords: financial services, securities, stock markets

This Selected Issues paper on Euro Area Policies reviews the integration of Europe's financial markets and the challenges faced by the new European Union member states with respect to euro adoption. Markets in the...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451813067

Keywords: financial services, securities, stock markets

This Selected Issues paper on Euro Area Policies reviews the integration of Europe's financial markets and the challenges faced by the new European Union member states with respect to euro adoption. Markets in the...

Firm-Level Evidenceon International Stock Market Comovement

Firm-Level Evidenceon International Stock Market Comovement »

Source: 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

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...

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...

Asset Mispricing Due to Cognitive Dissonance

Asset Mispricing Due to Cognitive Dissonance »

Source: Asset Mispricing Due to Cognitive Dissonance

Volume/Issue: 2005/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernhard Eckwert , and Burkhard Drees

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860283

Keywords: Asset pricing, behavioral finance, cognitive dissonance, investors, stock prices, stock market, stock price, financial economics,

The behavior of equity prices is analyzed in a general equilibrium model where agents have preferences not only over consumption but also (implicitly) over their beliefs. To alleviate cognitive dissonance, investor...

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...

Winner-Loser Reversals in National Stock Market Indices

Winner-Loser Reversals in National Stock Market Indices »

Source: Winner-Loser Reversals in National Stock Market Indices : Can they Be Explained?

Volume/Issue: 1997/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451859232

Keywords: International equity pricing, winner&;amp;#x2013;loser reversals, contrarian strategies, stock market, stock market indices, constant term, predictability, stock markets

This paper examines possible explanations for “winner–loser reversals” in the national stock market indices of 16 countries. There is no evidence that loser countries are riskier than winner co...