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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Asia and Pacific
			: Building a Sustained Recovery

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Asia and Pacific : Building a Sustained Recovery »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068568.086

ISBN: 9781589068568

Keywords: corporate governance, fiscal stimulus, stock market, capital inflows, capital markets

Asia has rebounded fast from the depth of the global crisis. Initially, the region was hit extremely hard, with output in most countries shrinking by much more than even those nations at the epicenter of the crisis...

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2008
			: Financial Stress and Deleveraging Macrofi nancial Implications and Policy

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2008 : Financial Stress and Deleveraging Macrofi nancial Implications and Policy »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352332.082

ISBN: 9781616352332

Keywords: stock market, financial institutions, financial stability, hedge funds, hedge

The Global Financial Stability Report identifies potential fault lines in the global financial system that could lead to crisis, while providing comprehensive coverage of mature and emerging financial markets. The...

Cyprus

Cyprus »

Source: Cyprus : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note: Measuring Banking Stability in Cyprus

Volume/Issue: 2009/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451809961

Keywords: bond, stock market

Various indicators place Cyprus's banking system soundness ahead of emerging countries but behind advanced economies. This report discusses financial sector stability in Cyprus, using a combination of accounting-ba...

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...

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...

Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets

Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets »

Source: Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 1999/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards , and David Deddouche

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

ISBN: 9781451857016

Keywords: Event Study, Rating Changes, Bank Stock Prices, bond, stock prices, stock market, bank stocks, stock returns

This paper examines the performance of emerging market bank stocks around the time of rating changes by major international agencies. The data suggest that downgrades on average have followed periods of negative cu...

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...

Tunisia

Tunisia »

Source: Tunisia : Statistical Annex

Volume/Issue: 1995/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451837728

Keywords: stock market, banking, foreign exchange, financial sector, money market

This paper summarizes the economic progress achieved by Tunisia during the first half of the 1990s. The paper highlights the main changes including the adoption of a new banking law, the introduction of an interban...

Spain

Spain »

Source: Spain : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Nonfinancial Equity Investments of Spanish Credit Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2006/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451812176

Keywords: equity investments, banking, equity investment, bank of spain, stock market

This note assesses the risk profile of the nonfinancial equity investments of Spanish credit institutions (CIs), based on a market-risk approach. It assesses the main features of the situation and indicates the pro...

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region »

Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/149

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451807745

Keywords: banking, banking system, stock market, foreign exchange, banking sector

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) underwent a painful period of recession and adjustment during the Asian crisis. The adjustment in prices under the linked exchange rate system is well under way. Fiscal...