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Finance Sector Reform

As the financial sector expands and takes on new risks, it is essential to ensure the sector’s continued stability and integrity. This involves helping countries enhance their abilities to manage and develop the financial sector, as well as instituting policy and regulatory reforms.


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    The Chinese Dream Comes with a Price Tag - Ayumi Konishi

    The Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China's Central Committee will be historically significant as the Chinese leadership is expected to present its strategic vision for the country's socio-economic reform for the next decade.
  • Corporate Cash Holding in Asia
    23 Oct 2013 | Publication

    Corporate Cash Holding in Asia

    This paper analyzes the determinants of corporate saving in the form of changes in the stock of cash for 11 Asian economies and finds some evidence that cash flow has a positive impact on the change in the stock of cash.
  • How Do Global Liquidity Phases Manifest Themselves in Asia?
    01 Aug 2013 | Publication

    How Do Global Liquidity Phases Manifest Themselves in Asia?

    Given the catastrophe in the world's largest economy and the subsequent unprecedented ultra-easy money policies, policy makers around the world have to face a new environment. The resulting capital flows in emerging market economies were huge and volatile. These flows have been intermediated through the banking sector (Phase One), and through the capital market, especially the fast growing bond market (Phase Two).
  • Impact of Eurozone Financial Shocks on Southeast Asian Economies
    01 Aug 2013 | Publication

    Impact of Eurozone Financial Shocks on Southeast Asian Economies

    How will Southeast Asian economies be affected by a further deterioration in conditions in the eurozone? This paper finds that although the direct impacts will be muted, it could trigger a larger adjustment should it lead to a reassessment of risks and asset valuations. This possibility is heightened by increased vulnerability following massive inflows of capital, which can quickly reverse, and build-up of debt. Therefore, regional financial safety nets need to be strengthened urgently to deal with this possibility.
  • Determinants of Financial Stress in Emerging Market Economies
    01 Jul 2013 | Publication

    Determinants of Financial Stress in Emerging Market Economies

    Financial shocks originating from advanced and emerging economies exert significant influence on domestic financial stress of emerging market economies. Regional shocks have a greater impact on domestic financial stress in emerging Asia.
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