Capital Markets Documents

22.06.2018 | GIZ | GIZ

All over the world, entrepreneurship is increasingly being recognised as a key driver of job creation and economic growth. Successful entrepreneurs are celebrated as luminaries, and the entrepreneurial mantra of accepting and learning from failure...

22.06.2018 | GIZ | GIZ

All over the world, entrepreneurship is increasingly being recognised as a key driver of job creation and economic growth. Successful entrepreneurs are celebrated as luminaries, and the entrepreneurial mantra of accepting and learning from failure...

01.05.2018 | Proparco | Proparco

Devoting an issue of Private Sector & Development to venture capital and the world of start-ups in Africa means looking at a booming market, understanding the main components and discussing the potential negative externalities which can stem from...

31.12.2017 | AfDB, ASEA | AfDB, ASEA

The study’s objective is to provide insights into the successes, challenges, procedures and best practices related to AfDB’s local currency bond issuances on African capital markets, as well as to highlight the impact these bond issues have had in...

30.11.2017 | S. Claessens & M.A. Kose | BIS (Bank for International Settlements)

This paper surveys the theoretical and empirical literature on the macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections. It focuses on two major channels through which financial imperfections can affect macroeconomic outcomes. The first channel,...

09.11.2017 | Riscura | Riscura

Africa sustained strong investor interest throughout 2015 and 2016, despite recent turmoil affecting many African countries. Difficulties in oil producing countries, wide-spread political tensions, currency depreciations and persistently low...

24.07.2017 | BSDC, CBGF | BSDC, CBGF

The State of Blended Finance aims to expand the evidence-base around the potential of blended finance to help close the SDG funding gap by summarizing blended finance deal trends and identifying ongoing blended finance-related efforts of key actors...

18.07.2017 | S. Cleary, S. Alderighi, J. Irving and J. Woodsome | World Federation of Exchanges, Milken Institute

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in generating economic growth in the world’s economies. Despite their economic importance, however, SMEs struggle with access to finance. While this is true in many countries—across...

13.07.2017 | J. Irving, J. Schellhase and J. Woodsome | Milken Institute

Today, there are around 30 SME-dedicated market segments on stock exchanges in emerging-market and developing economies, the majority of which have been established in the past 15 years. Through a survey instrument that has been created jointly with...

31.05.2017 | A. Mudaliar, H. Schiff, R. Bass & H. Dithrich | GIIN

The GIIN’s 2017 Annual Impact Investor Survey is based on an analysis of the activities of 209 of the world’s leading impact investing organizations, including fund managers, foundations, banks, development finance institutions, family offices,...

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