Focus on Capital: New Approaches to Developing Latin American Capital Markets

Focus on Capital: New Approaches to Developing Latin American Capital Markets



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931003490
Publisher: Inter-American Development Bank
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Series: Inter-American Development Bank Ser.
Pages: 570
Product dimensions: 6.72(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.34(d)

About the Author

Kenroy Dowers is an investment officer at the Inter-American Development Bank and Pietro Masci is chief of the IDB's Infrastructure and Financial Markets Division.

Table of Contents

About the Authorsix
Part I.Introduction
Chapter 1Developing a Strategy for Reforming Capital Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean3
Part II.Factors Affecting the Development of Capital Markets
Chapter 2Globalization, Technology, and Regulation in Capital Markets: Strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean37
Chapter 3Internet Technology and the Development of Securities Markets65
Chapter 4The Impact of the Macroeconomic Environment on Capital Markets in Emerging Latin American Economies91
Chapter 5Institutional Investors and Capital Market Development119
Part III.Issues in the Implementation of Capital Market Strategies
Chapter 6Promoting Regional Capital Market Integration159
Chapter 7Accounting and Auditing Standards213
Chapter 8Enhancing Market Infrastructure in Emerging Economies239
Chapter 9Demutualization of Exchanges as a Strategy for Capital Market Regulatory Reform269
Chapter 10Developing Bond Markets: A Comprehensive View295
Chapter 11Designing a Derivatives Complement to Cash Markets in Developing Countries335
Chapter 12Access to Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises389
Chapter 13Developing Capital Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean: Ethical Issues415
Chapter 14Corporate Governance and Capital Market Development: Recent Experiences in Latin America437
Chapter 15Human Capacity Development for Capital Market Professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean463
Part IV.Conclusion
Chapter 16Pragmatic Issues in Capital Market Development in Emerging Economies487

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