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Title MENA financial markets / guest editor, Aktham Maghyereh
Published [Bradford, England] : Emerald, [2007]
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Series Managerial finance, 0307-4358 ; v. 33, no. 7
Managerial finance ; v. 33, no. 7
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; Oil prices and stock markets in GCC countries: new evidence from nonlinear cointegration analysis; Financial integration, regulation and competitiveness in Middle East and North Africa countries; The determinants of stock market development in the Middle-Eastern and North African region; Market efficiency, time-varying volatility and the asymmetric effect in Amman stock exchange; Empirical testing of the loss provisions of banks in the GCC region; Call for papers
Summary Even though most Middle-Eastern and North African (MENA) countries have embarked on economic reform and structural adjustment programs, the Asian crisis of 1997 shifted the focus of such programs to financial markets. However, the lack of institutional development is a powerful obstacle to an increased access to MENA capital markets. Additionally, the region witnessed, and still, wars, political turmoil and economic instability. Consequently, MENA countries have not yet emerged as economic powers, which might explain the lack of academic research on MENA capital markets. In fact, it is unclear
Notes Title from PDF caption (viewed Nov. 28, 2007)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Stock exchanges -- Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author Maghyereh, Aktham
ISBN 184663489X (electronic bk.)
9781846634895 (electronic bk.)