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Malaysian Capital Controls
			: Macroeconomics and Institutions

Malaysian Capital Controls : Macroeconomics and Institutions »

Volume/Issue: 2006/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , Simon Johnson , Kalpana Kochhar , and Todd Mitton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863116.001

ISBN: 9781451863116

Keywords: Asian crisis, political connections, stock price, stock market, stock returns, capital market, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

We analyze the capital controls imposed in Malaysia in September 1998. In macroeconomic terms, these controls neither yielded major benefits nor were costly. At the same time, the stock market interpreted the capit...

Liberalization, Prudential Supervision, and Capital Requirements
			: The Policy Trade-Offs

Liberalization, Prudential Supervision, and Capital Requirements : The Policy Trade-Offs »

Volume/Issue: 2005/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elina Ribakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861556.001

ISBN: 9781451861556

Keywords: prudential supervision, liberalization, banking competition, franchise value, financial liberalization, financial markets, prudential regulation, financial fragility, banking completition, Financial Institutions and Services

While deregulated financial markets and strong competition are commonly viewed as prerequisites for successful economic development, recent empirical evidence suggests that financial liberalization, if not well pha...

Transparency and International Investor Behavior

Transparency and International Investor Behavior »

Volume/Issue: 2002/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858709.001

ISBN: 9781451858709

Keywords: portfolio investment, international investors, international financial architecture, contagion, investors, asian crisis, accounting standards, International Finance: General, Information, Knowledge

Does country "transparency" affect international portfolio investment? We examine this and related questions using a unique micro dataset on international portfolio holdings. We employ various indices of government...

Asean Bond Market Development
			: Where Does it Stand? Where is it Going?

Asean Bond Market Development : Where Does it Stand? Where is it Going? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Pradhan , Shanaka Peiris , Mangal Goswami , Dulani Seneviratne , Joshua Felman , Andreas Jobst , and Simon Gray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455265428.001

ISBN: 9781455265428

Keywords: ASEAN, market development, bond market, capital inflows, securities, capital markets, General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium: General, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Market Structure And Pricing

Since the Asian crisis, ASEAN5 countries have expended considerable effort in trying to develop their domestic bond markets. Yet today these markets are not much larger, relative to GDP, than they were a decade bef...