Capital Markets Documents

04.11.2016 | ASEA | ASEA

The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) Yearbook presents its business review, financial statements for the year ended June 2016, in addition to presenting the 2015 profiles of 18 ASEA members’ stock exchanges.

08.09.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

his report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

05.09.2016 | ASEA | ASEA

The second issue of the African Exchanges Magazine

26.07.2016 | A. Pelletier | MFW4A

This paper examines empirically the performance of foreign banks' affiliates in sub-Saharan Africa over a 10-year period using BankScope database and exploit data from a novel bank survey to triangulate information obtained from financial...

06.07.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

This report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

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...

18.04.2016 | M. Le Goff, R. Jan Singh | The World Bank

This paper examines how the effect of trade openness on poverty may depend on complementary reforms that help a country take advantage of international competition.

04.04.2016 | S. Mohapatra, M. Nose, D. Ratha | The World Bank

This paper explores bond-level, issuer-level, and macro-level conditions that affect the distance between sovereign credit rating and sub-sovereign debt ratings. Over three-quarters of rated foreign-currency sub-sovereign bonds issued during...

21.03.2016 | J. Irving, J. Schellhase, J. Woodsome | Milken Institute

How should Rwanda develop its capital markets? This was the subject of a three-day roundtable discussion held in October 2015 in Rubavu, Rwanda. The roundtable was organized by the Rwanda Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and the Milken Institute’s...

25.12.2015 | C. Rodríguez-Castelán | The World Bank

This paper contributes to the limited literature on the welfare impacts of market concentration by developing a simple model that shows how exogenous variations in market power affect poverty. Increased market power leads to economy-wide welfare...

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