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Capital inflows, equity issuance activity, and corporate investment (English)

This paper uses issuance-level data to study how equity capital inflows that enter emerging market economies affect equity issuance and corporate investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8405 APR 12, 2018

Calomiris,Charles W.; Larrain,Mauricio; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

India - Financial sector assessment program update : securities regulation - technical note (English)

This Technical Note examines India’s securities market and the regulatory system overseeing the securities market and market participants. It is based upon a mission to Mumbai, India from March 14 – 31, 2017, conducted as one component of a joint IMF-World Bank Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). ... See More +

Working Paper 123954 OCT 01, 2017

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Argentina - Capital market financing for infrastructure (English)

Argentina’s improved sovereign credit rating has helped to spur the recent sub-sovereign and corporate bond issues. In early April 2016, Standard & Poor’s upgraded Argentina’s sovereign ratings for local and foreign currency debt to B from B-. ... See More +

Working Paper 117054 JUN 28, 2017

.org;; 000012349:John Daniel Pollner:jpollner@worldbank Disclosed

Do individual investors ignore transaction costs ? (English)

Using close to 800,000 (2,000,000) transactions by 66,000 (303,000) households in the United States (in Finland), this paper shows that individual investors with longer holding periods choose to hold less liquid stocks in their portfolios, consistent with Amihud and Mendelson's (1986) theory of liquidity clienteles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8098 JUN 09, 2017

Anginer,Deniz; Han,Snow Xue; Yildizhan,Celim Disclosed

Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)

This paper studies the trading behavior and performance of foreign investors with different management styles. The analysis uses a comprehensive Colombian data with complete transaction records and unique investor identification, and finds that the aggregate under-performance of foreign investors is attributable to foreign passive funds, that is, those that replicate a benchmark index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8002 MAR 13, 2017

Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique; Pulga,Fredy; Vasquez,Jose Disclosed

LA P149670-TF0AA564 CA & CATASTROPHE RISK PROJECT -FINANCIAL STATEMENT AT MAY 31, 2016 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0008089 MAR 06, 2017

Flores De Mixco,Sandra Lisette Disclosed

Global financial development report 2015-2016 : long-term finance (English)

Long-term finance plays an important role in economic development. Extending the maturity structure of finance is often considered to be at the core of sustainable financial development. ... See More +

Publication 99100 SEP 14, 2015

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DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Latin America, The Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 99740 JUL 31, 2015

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Croatia - Innovation and Entrepreneurship Venture Capital Project (English)

The development objective of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Venture Capital Project for Croatia is to strengthen risk capital financing for innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups in Croatia. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1360 JUN 12, 2015

Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Financial sector assessment program : capital markets technical note (English)

Working Paper 98305 JUN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Asset price effects of peer benchmarking : evidence from a natural experiment (English)

This paper estimates the effects of peer benchmarking by institutional investors on asset prices. To identify trades purely due to peer benchmarking as separate from those based on fundamentals or private information, the paper exploits a natural experiment involving a change in a government imposed underperformance penalty applicable to Colombian pension funds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7239 APR 14, 2015

Acharya,Sushant; Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique Disclosed

Institutional investors and long-term investment : evidence from Chile (English)

Developing countries are trying to develop long-term financial markets and institutional investors are expected to play a key role. This paper uses unique evidence on the universe of institutional investors from the leading case of Chile to study to what extent mutual funds, pension funds, and insurance companies hold and bid for long-term instruments and which factors affect their choices. ... See More +

Journal Article 112432 APR 07, 2015

Opazo, Luis; Raddatz Kiefer,Claudio Enrique; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Mutual funds in developing markets : addressing challenges to growth (English)

An estimated 76,200 mutual funds worldwide currently control about $30 trillion in assets under management, representing just over 20 percent of total global assets under management on behalf of investors worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 100976 JAN 01, 2015

Divakaran,Shanthi; Buxton, Sally; St. Giles,Mark Valentine; Atamuratova,Sevara; Noel,Michel; Harwood,Alison Disclosed

Sukuk markets : a proposed approach for development (English)

The issuance of sukuk, as an instrument in Islamic finance, has been growing in recent years. Many policy makers and businesses are looking at the sukuk markets as sources of long-term financing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7133 DEC 01, 2014

Kusuma , Ketut Ariadi; Silva, Anderson Caputo Disclosed

Strategic interactions and portfolio choice in money management : evidence from Colombian pension funds (English)

This paper studies the portfolio choice of strategic fund managers in the presence of a peer-based underperformance penalty. Evidence is taken from the Colombian pension fund management industry, where six asset managers are in charge of portfolio allocation for the mandatory contributions of the working population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6994 JUL 01, 2014

Morales, Alvaro Pedraza Disclosed

Review of polish and international accounting standards in scope of financial instruments (English)

Detailed principles of accounting for financial instruments have been prescribed in Financial Instruments Regulation, but some general principles in that area have also been outlined in the Accounting Act. ... See More +

Working Paper 106060 JUL 01, 2014

Bakalarski,Tomasz Polish Disclosed

Institutional investors and long-term investment : evidence from Chile (English)

Developing countries are trying to develop long-term financial markets and institutional investors are expected to play a key role. This paper uses unique evidence on the universe of institutional investors from the leading case of Chile to study to what extent mutual funds, pension funds, and insurance companies hold and bid for long-term instruments, and which factors affect their choices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6922 JUN 01, 2014

Opazo, Luis; Raddatz, Claudio; Schmukler, Sergio L. Disclosed

International asset allocations and capital flows : the benchmark effect (English)

This paper studies channels through which well-known benchmark indexes impact asset allocations and capital flows across countries. The study uses unique monthly micro-level data of benchmark compositions and mutual fund investments during 1996-2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6866 MAY 01, 2014

Raddatz, Claudio; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Williams, Tomas Disclosed

Pension risk and risk based supervision in defined contribution pension funds (English)

The main goal of any pension system is to ensure that members receive an adequate pension income when they retire. Whilst traditional defined benefit (DB) pension plans set out what that pension income will be in advance and then strive to deliver it, the growing number of defined contribution (DC) plans accumulates a sum of assets which can then be turned into a pension income on retirement. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 86428 MAR 18, 2014

Randle, Tony; Rudolph, Heinz P. Disclosed

Tinker, taper, QE, bye ? the effect of quantitative easing on financial flows to developing countries (English)

This paper examines gross financial inflows to developing countries between 2000 and 2013, with a particular focus on the potential effects of quantitative easing policies in the United States and other high-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6820 MAR 01, 2014

Lim, Jamus Jerome; Mohapatra, Sanket; Stocker, Marc Disclosed

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Capital inflows, equity issuance activity, and corporate investment (English)
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APR 12, 2018 WPS8405 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Financial sector assessment program update : securities regulation - technical note (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 123954 Working Paper
Argentina - Capital market financing for infrastructure (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 117054 Working Paper
Do individual investors ignore transaction costs ? (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 WPS8098 Policy Research Working Paper
Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)
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MAR 13, 2017 WPS8002 Policy Research Working Paper
LA P149670-TF0AA564 CA & CATASTROPHE RISK PROJECT -FINANCIAL STATEMENT AT MAY 31, 2016 (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 AUD0008089 Auditing Document
Global financial development report 2015-2016 : long-term finance (English)
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SEP 14, 2015 99100 Publication
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JUL 31, 2015 99740 Newsletter
Croatia - Innovation and Entrepreneurship Venture Capital Project (English)
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JUN 12, 2015 PAD1360 Project Appraisal Document
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Financial sector assessment program : capital markets technical note (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98305 Working Paper
Asset price effects of peer benchmarking : evidence from a natural experiment (English)
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APR 14, 2015 WPS7239 Policy Research Working Paper
Institutional investors and long-term investment : evidence from Chile (English)
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APR 07, 2015 112432 Journal Article
Mutual funds in developing markets : addressing challenges to growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100976 Working Paper
Sukuk markets : a proposed approach for development (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7133 Policy Research Working Paper
Strategic interactions and portfolio choice in money management : evidence from Colombian pension funds (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6994 Policy Research Working Paper
Review of polish and international accounting standards in scope of financial instruments (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 106060 Working Paper Polish
Institutional investors and long-term investment : evidence from Chile (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6922 Policy Research Working Paper
International asset allocations and capital flows : the benchmark effect (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6866 Policy Research Working Paper
Pension risk and risk based supervision in defined contribution pension funds (English)
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MAR 18, 2014 86428 Economic Updates and Modeling
Tinker, taper, QE, bye ? the effect of quantitative easing on financial flows to developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6820 Policy Research Working Paper