Bond Markets & Exchanges Documents

09.03.2017 | I. Alley | African Development Bank (AfDB)

This study provides explanation for weak linkage between private capital flows and economic growth of the sub-Saharan African region and offers policy recommendations for stronger linkage and growth optimization. Estimation of a simple growth...

31.01.2017 | IFC | IFC

Rudimentary markets for capital — for raising money and investing — exist in even the remotest places around the world. However, prudent macroeconomic management, regulation, investor protection, and innovation are necessary to transition these...

31.12.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

This 2016 Annual Report presents MFW4A’s activities in the second year of the Partnership’s Phase III strategy (2015 – 2017). The report showcases the collective achievements of the Secretariat, and the Partnership members based on the priorities...

30.11.2016 | P. Papadavid | ODI

This Briefing Paper, presents a brief analysis of how Post-US election, the increase in longer-dated US bond yields partly reflect expected fiscal easing that could increase US debt over the medium- to longer-term. It further highlights how...

31.07.2016 | J.J.Cortina Lorente, S. Ismail, S.L. Schmukler | The World Bank

This paper documents how firms in Arab countries issue equity, corporate bonds, and syndicated loans in domestic and international markets to obtain financing and grow. Using a new data set on issuance activity and firm performance, the paper finds...

30.06.2016 | N. Limodio, F. Strobbe | The World Bank

Financial regulation affects government revenue whenever it imposes both the mandatory quantity and price of government bonds. This paper studies a banking regulation adopted by the National Bank of Ethiopia in April 2011, which forces all private...

30.06.2016 | M. Hanusch, S. Hassan, Y. Algu et al. | The World Bank

Since the global financial crisis and the end of the commodity super-cycle, weak growth and countercyclical fiscal policy have contributed to deteriorating public finances in many countries across the globe. As public debt burdens rose, credit...

03.05.2016 | U. Duru, A. Nyong | AfDB

The objectives of the brief are to highlight developments in the nascent global green bonds market and their relevance to Africa, to present arguments for greater participation of financial institutions within the continent and to make...

06.10.2015 | ASEA | ASEA

This quarterly newsletter of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) features expert opinion pieces, insights, news and statistics on the African exchanges.

31.03.2015 | A.N.R. Sy | Brookings Institution

Before 2006, only South Africa had issued a foreign-currency denominated sovereign bond in sub-Saharan Africa. From 2006 to 2014, at least 14 other countries have issued a total of $15 billion or more in international sovereign bonds. This sudden...

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