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Direction of Interest Rate Movements and Interest Rate Trends of Mexican Treasury Securities
May 1, 2009 ... 1. INTRODUCTION The yield curve (i.e., the relationship between yields on bonds with similar credit-quality but different maturities) has received much attention in research on fixed-income securities. This is not surprising as the yield...

Financial Distress Risk and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Malaysian Stock Market
May 1, 2009 ... 1. INTRODUCTION Although evidence of size and book-to-market effects on stock returns is considerably strong, based on past studies, it is still inconclusive to generalise that distress risk is a systematic risk. Classical asset pricing...

Assessing the Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions Using Data Envelopment Analysis
May 1, 2009 ... Institutions 1. INTRODUCTION Although financial liberalization policies of the eighties by developing and emerging countries have helped to improve the micro-economic and banking environment in some cases, they have generally produced...

A Dynamic Conditional Correlation Analysis for Emerging Market Integration and Portfolio Correlation
May 1, 2009 ... 1. INTRODUCTION We investigate the time varying dynamic correlation between the local market portfolio and the regional market portfolio for seven Asian emerging markets, namely China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, and...

A Study of Russian Equity Offerings: How Important Is the Underwriter?
May 1, 2009 ... 1. INTRODUCTION A country's economic health can be measured by the ability of firms to sell shares and raise capital publicly on a national exchange. Much research exists regarding the market for new company issues, or IPOs), and additional...