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Developing Essential Financial Markets in Smaller Economies
			: Stylized Facts and Policy Options

Developing Essential Financial Markets in Smaller Economies : Stylized Facts and Policy Options »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067752.084

ISBN: 9781589067752

Keywords: Banking systems, Central bank policy, Financial sector, Small states, Stock markets, foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, equity markets, stock exchange

This paper surveys the foreign exchange markets, money and secondary government security markets, and stock exchanges in 107 smaller economy countries. The underdevelopment of these markets impedes risk transfer, m...

Effects on Financial Globalization on Developing Countries
			: Some Empirical Evidence

Effects on Financial Globalization on Developing Countries : Some Empirical Evidence »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Rogoff , Eswar Prasad , Ayhan Kose , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2004

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504933096.084

ISBN: 9787504933096

Keywords: capital flows, financial integration, globalization, capital inflows, financial globalization, capital account liberalization, international financial, capital markets, international financial integration, international capital flows

This study provides a candid, systematic, and critical review of recent evidence on this complex subject. Based on a review of the literature and some new empirical evidence, it finds that (1) in spite of an appare...

Emerging Equity Markets

Emerging Equity Markets »

Source: Emerging Equity Markets : Growth, Benefits, and Policy Concerns

Volume/Issue: 1994/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Robert Feldman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

ISBN: 9781451971217

Keywords: Monetary policy, equity markets, stock market, capital inflows, equity prices, stock markets

Since the mid-1980s, there has been a very substantial increase in stock market activity in many developing countries. This paper first examines the main characteristics of the emerging stock markets, and illustrat...

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdelhak Senhadji , Gabriel Sensenbrenner , Francis Kumah , Maher Hasan , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069718

Keywords: banking, banking sector, capital adequacy, banking system, stock market

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Chapter I The Run-up to the Crisis: The Boom Years

Chapter I The Run-up to the Crisis: The Boom Years »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdelhak Senhadji , Gabriel Sensenbrenner , Francis Kumah , Maher Hasan , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069718

Keywords: banking, banking sector, capital adequacy, banking system, stock market

Buoyant Economic Activity, Diversification, and Stronger Fiscal and External Balances The 2003—08 oil price boom spurred economic activity in the region and strengthened balance shee...

Chapter II The Impact of the Global Crisis and Policy Responses9

Chapter II The Impact of the Global Crisis and Policy Responses9 »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdelhak Senhadji , Gabriel Sensenbrenner , Francis Kumah , Maher Hasan , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069718

Keywords: banking, banking sector, capital adequacy, banking system, stock market

Impact of the Crisis Declining oil prices and global liquidity shortages The GCC countries have been hit by the decline in oil prices and production, a...

Chapter III Managing the Crisis and Beyond: Some Policy Recommendations

Chapter III Managing the Crisis and Beyond: Some Policy Recommendations »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdelhak Senhadji , Gabriel Sensenbrenner , Francis Kumah , Maher Hasan , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069718

Keywords: banking, banking sector, capital adequacy, banking system, stock market

Immediate Measures: Addressing Emerging Financial Sector Challenges Enhanced communication could improve policy effectiveness Clear communication on po...

Annexes

Annexes »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , Abdelhak Senhadji , Gabriel Sensenbrenner , Francis Kumah , Maher Hasan , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069718

Keywords: banking, banking sector, capital adequacy, banking system, stock market

Annex I Intervention Measures Adopted by GCC Countries Liqu...

Strategic Corporate Layoffs*

Strategic Corporate Layoffs* »

Source: Strategic Corporate Layoffs

Volume/Issue: 2016/255

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruchir Agarwal , and Julian Kolev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563924

Keywords: Industry, Western Hemisphere, United States, Stock markets, Employment policy, Business cycles, Banks, Public corporations, layoff, reputation management

Firms in the S&P 500 often announce layoffs within days of one another, despite the fact that the average S&P 500 constituent announces layoffs once every 5 years. By contrast, similarsized privately-held firms do...

Annex I. Stylized Facts: Foreign Exchange Markets

Annex I. Stylized Facts: Foreign Exchange Markets »

Source: Developing Essential Financial Markets in Smaller Economies : Stylized Facts and Policy Options

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

ISBN: 9781589067752

Keywords: Banking systems, Central bank policy, Financial sector, Small states, Stock markets, foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, equity markets, stock exchange

This annex assembles stylized facts on foreign exchange markets in smaller economies and reports case studies with a view to providing a basis for the policy discussion in the main...