Capital Markets Documents

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,...

28.02.2017 | IMF | IMF

A joint International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank mission visited Rabat and Casablanca in 2015, to assess the soundness and resilience of the banking system, the state of play in financial inclusion and infrastructure, the oversight frameworks...

17.02.2017 | OICV-IOSCO | OICV-IOSCO

The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) tasked the Committee on Emerging Risks (CER) to collaborate with other IOSCO Committees and lead a study on the evolution of Financial Technologies, including its...

01.02.2017 | J. Irving, J. Schellhase, J. Woodsome | Milken Institute

Deep, liquid capital markets are fundamental to economic growth because they help channel the domestic savings of a nation to their most productive uses, and in so doing enable the private sector to invest, produce, and create jobs. But while much...

31.01.2017 | Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, FSD Africa | FSD Africa

This report highlights key priority regulatory and policy areas that are essential for market development in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania while drawing on insights and experiences from the UK, USA, Malaysia, New Zealand and India. Some of the...

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