DIW Berlin: Thema Finanzmärkte

Thema Finanzmärkte

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317 Ergebnisse, ab 291
Diskussionspapiere 1309 / 2013

Bank Lending Procyclicality and Credit Quality during Financial Crises

This paper analyses macroeconomic and financial determinants of bad loans applying a SVAR approach to investigate whether excessive loans granted during expansionary phases can explain the more than proportional increase in non-performing loans during contractionary periods. The results indicate that the effects of a permanent shock to bad loans on the excess of credit are significant and

2013| Guglielmo Maria Caporale, Stefano Di Colli, Juan Sergio Lopez
DIW Economic Bulletin 4 / 2013

Sustainable Financial Markets: Financial Transaction Tax and High Capital Buffers Indispensable

The sustainability of the financial markets is a requirement that has only appeared on the economic policy agenda very recently, whereas a stable financial system has been a declared goal for decades. The relationship between sustainability and stability is, however, still unclear. The two terms are often used synonymously but stability is only one part of sustainability. The following outlines

2013| Dorothea Schäfer
DIW Wochenbericht 18 / 2013

Implizite Staatsgarantien verschärfen die Probleme - Trennbankensystem allein ist keine Lösung

Viele Banken sind aufgrund ihrer Größe, Vernetzung und Komplexität nicht mehr abwickelbar. Geraten sie in Schieflage, stellen sie eine enorme Bedrohung für das gesamte Finanzsystem ihres Wirtschaftsraumes dar. Fünf Jahre Finanzkrise haben das Problem nicht gemildert, sondern verschärft. Die Kosten für die Stützung der Banken sind immens und stellen die betroffenen Staaten vor große Many banks are

2013| Benjamin Klaus, Dorothea Schäfer
Diskussionspapiere 1289 / 2013

On the Linkages between Stock Prices and Exchange Rates: Evidence from the Banking Crisis of 2007-2010

This study examines the nature of the linkages between stock market prices and exchange rates in six advanced economies, namely the US, the UK, Canada, Japan, the euro area, and Switzerland, using data on the banking crisis between 2007 and 2010. Bivariate GARCH-BEKK models are estimated producing evidence of unidirectional spillovers from stock returns to exchange rate changes in the US and the

2013| Guglielmo Maria Caporale, John Hunter, Faek Menla Ali
DIW Wochenbericht 13/14 / 2013

Marktkonzentration im Bankensektor kann makroökonomische Effekte haben

Die globale Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise hat eine intensive Debatte über eine angemessene Regulierung des Banken- und Finanzsektors ausgelöst. Dabei wird insbesondere die Bedeutung von großen und stark vernetzten Banken für die gesamtwirtschaftliche Stabilität diskutiert. In diesem Beitrag wird der Frage nachgegangen, welche Implikationen die Präsenz von großen Banken für Schwankungen des The glob

2013| Franziska Bremus
Diskussionspapiere 1278 / 2013

Is the Willingness to Take Financial Risk a Sex-Linked Trait? Evidence from National Surveys of Household Finance

We investigate whether the willingness to take investment risk is a sex-linked trait and link the results to the country's gender equality regime. Our empirical analysis involves household data on financial asset holdings as well as on self-reported risk tolerance for Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. Of those countries, Italy is by far the country with the greatest degree of gender

2013| Nataliya Barasinska, Dorothea Schäfer
Diskussionspapiere 1279 / 2013

Long Memory in the Ukrainian Stock Market

This paper examines the dynamics of stock prices in Ukraine by estimating the degree of persistence of the PFTS stock market index. Using long memory techniques we show that the log prices series is I(d) with d slightly above 1, implying that returns are characterised by a small degree of long memory and thus are predictable using historical data. Moreover, their volatility, measured as the

2013| Guglielmo Maria Caporale, Luis A. Gil-Alana
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