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Global Equity Markets

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Global Banking

Second edition

Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9780195134360
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833009 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195134362.003.0007
Global Equity Markets

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International transactions in equity securities have expanded enormously since the mid‐1980s. Explains (1) the factors driving this growth, which followed fundamental changes in the way equity markets operated, (2) the changes in investor behavior, (3) the emergence of new methods of underwriting new issues, (4) the current issues affecting the regulation of international equity markets, and (5) the effect of the Euro and other factors on equity market competition. “The emergence of a single world equity market is already discernable.”

Keywords: equity markets

Chapter.  14538 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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