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The Role of Proximity in Secondary Equity Markets

Dariusz Wójcik

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses the role of proximity between investors and corporations with equity traded on public secondary equity markets in financial risk management. Combining insights from recent ... More


Financial Instability 1966–1990

E. Philip Davis

in Debt, Financial Fragility, and Systemic Risk

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233312
eISBN:
9780191596124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, we test the theories of financial instability outlined in Ch. 5 against evidence from six periods of financial instability since 1973, namely the UK secondary banking crisis of ... More


Emerging Capital Economies

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines emerging capital economies from the perspective of creating the new success stories in the developing world. It focuses on the underlying (legal) causes for such successes and ... More


Globalization without Integration: International Considerations

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter explores both the role of international organizations in promoting equity market finance and the circumstances of the international market for equities, which make a local market ... More


Global Equity Markets

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134360
eISBN:
9780199833009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134362.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

International transactions in equity securities have expanded enormously since the mid‐1980s. Explains (1) the factors driving this growth, which followed fundamental changes in the way equity ... More


 Changes in Equity Markets in the Major Developed Countries and Overview of the Book

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

in Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an introduction to recent and likely future trends in financial reporting in the United States, Europe, Japan, and in the international arena (through reporting standards set by ... More


Organized Equity Markets

Erik Theissen

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Tries to assess the institutional structure and the current and past performance of the German equity markets. Information about market volumes and a description of the organisation, governance, and ... More


Financing Joint-Stock Companies in the Colonial Era

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the origins of global equity markets that in fact have deep historical roots. Stocks were created to finance trade and expansion overseas as part of the European imperial ... More


Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Since financial myths exploded in the 1980s, the perspective of time creates a unique opportunity to update and expand the analysis begun in Glenn Yago's 1991 book, Junk Bonds: How High Yield ... More


Governance of Market Infrastructure Institutions: A Snapshot

Ruben Lee

in Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133539
eISBN:
9781400836970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133539.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter provides an overview of how market infrastructure institutions in the cash equity markets around the world were governed as of September 2006. The 90 member exchanges of the World ... More


Volatility Regimes and Global Equity Returns *

Luis Catão and Allan Timmermann

in Volatility and Time Series Econometrics: Essays in Honor of Robert Engle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199549498
eISBN:
9780191720567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549498.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter develops a regime-switching modeling framework and applies it to 30-year-long firm-level data in order to address three main questions: whether global stock return volatility displays ... More


The Equity Market and Managerial Efficiency

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An equity or share represents a portion of a company’s value and a claim to share the dividend. The previous three chapters depend upon the assumption that a company’s fundamental value is not ... More


A Question of Trust: Historical Lessons for Current Development

Colin Mayer

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines contemporaneous and historical evidence on the structure of financial systems in their relation with industry to draw lessons from the development of financial systems in ... More


Currency Derivatives

Tomas Björk

in Arbitrage Theory in Continuous Time

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199271269
eISBN:
9780191602849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271267.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines a model which incorporates not only the usual domestic equity market, but also a market for the exchange rate between the domestic currency and a fixed foreign currency, as well ... More


The Private Equity Market

John Gilligan and Mike Wright

in Private Equity Demystified: An Explanatory Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866961
eISBN:
9780191903779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866961.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter defines private equity, describes the origins of the private equity market, and examines the data on the size and growth of the private equity industry. Private equity is risk capital ... More


Directional Equity Strategies of Hedge Funds

Oreste Auleta and Filippo Stefanini

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses three directional hedge fund strategies: long/short equity, short only, and equity market neutral. These strategies rely on different types of positions that are enumerated and ... More


Volatility Contagion across the Equity Markets of Developed and Emerging Market Economies

Masazumi Hattori, Ilhyock Shim, and Yoshihiko Sugihara

in Macroeconomic Shocks and Unconventional Monetary Policy: Impacts on Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838104
eISBN:
9780191874628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838104.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

Using variance risk premiums (VRPs) nonparametrically calculated from equity markets in selected major developed economies and emerging market economies (EMEs) over 2007–15, this chapter documents ... More


Wealth Portfolios in the United Kingdom and the United States

James Banks, Richard Blundell, and James P. Smith

in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903057
eISBN:
9780226903286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903286.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter documents and attempts to explain differences in household wealth distributions between the United States and the United Kingdom, with an emphasis on the quite different portfolios held ... More


Public Real Estate Markets and Investments: An Overview

H. Kent Baker and Peter Chinloy

in Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an introduction to public real estate markets and investments. The chapter begins by discussing the types of real estate and advantages and disadvantages of including real ... More


Financial Structure: Deep but Narrow

James Stent

in China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial depth of China is good for a country at its stage of development. Beneath the level of large tier 1 banks, there are city commercial banks and a host of smaller local financial ... More


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