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Title Regional financial markets : issues and policies / edited by Dilip K. Ghosh and Mohamed Ariff
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 318 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword / Ahmad Fawzi b. Mohd Basri -- 1. From Turbulence to Tranquility : Reform and Restructuring in Malaysia / Dilip K. Ghosh -- 2. Portfolio Investments in Australia : 1988/1997 / W. Leong and J. Wickramanayake -- 3. The Level of Managerial Ownership, Leverage, and Dividend Policies : Hong Kong Evidence / Rohit Jain and Kam-wah Lai -- 4. Examining the Performance of the Malaysian Life Insurance Sector : Efficiency and Productivity Growth / Alias Radam and Shazali Abu Mansor -- 5. Assessing Corporate Financial Distress in Malaysia / M.S. Zulkarnain and M. Shamsher -- 6. Cross Sectional Predictability of Stock Return of Colombo Stock Exchange / Elyas Elyasiani, Priyal Perera, and Tribhuvan N. Puri -- 7. Linking Commercial Bank Lending into Determinants of Price Level in Malaysia / Tuck Cheong Tang -- 8. Optimal Financial Structure : A Modigliani and Miller Dynamic Model for Mexican Corporations / Edgar Ortiz and Jonathan Torres -- 9. Thai Capital Market Intergration Using Relevant Assets / Pornanong Budsaratragoon* and Sunti Tirapat* -- 10. Intraday Systematic Patterns, Lead-Lag Relationships and Pricing Efficiency : Evidence from the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index Futures / Fauzias Mat Nor and Tea Lee Choo -- 11. The 1997/8 Asian Financial Crisis, Corporate Restructuring and Earnings Per Share of Listed Companies / Zainal A. Mohamed, Haim H. Abdullah, and Ahmad Yakob -- 12. The National Economic Recovery Plan : Perception of Financial Market / Nasruddin Zainudin, Nor Hayati Ahmad, Engku Ngah Engku Chik, Nik Kamariah Nik Mat, and Che Ani Mad -- 13. Cost Efficiency and Economies of Scale in Asian Banking / Mohd Zaini Abd Karim -- 14. Factors in Capital Structure in Japan, Malaysia, and Pakistan / Mansor Isa and Mohamad Mahmud
Summary Top financial scholars from around the world analyze regional economic issues in light of the recent Asian financial crisis. As a result of that crisis, and the ensuing reforms, corporations, governments, individual investors have pursued a variety of strategies to cope with the fast-changing economic situation. Each chapter treats a separate issue and offers policy recommendations. Among the theoretical and empirical analyses collected here are those relating to nonperforming loans, economic restructuring, bank forecasting, prediction of corporate failure, Islamic banking issues, new measurem
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Capital market -- Southeast Asia.
Finance -- Southeast Asia.
Financial crises -- Southeast Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Mohamed Ariff, 1940-
Ghosh, Dilip K. (Dilip Kumar), 1942-
ISBN 0313059276 (electronic bk.)
9780313059278 (electronic bk.)
(academic ; alk. paper)
(academic ; alk. paper)