Topical Collection "International Financial Markets"

Editor

Prof. Dr. Yiuman Tse
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Guest Editor
College of Business Administration, University of Missouri – St. Louis, One University of Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63121, USA
Interests: international investments and financial markets

Topical Collection Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Topical Collection will publish papers in various areas related to international financial markets on currencies, bonds, stocks, commodities, and derivatives. The Collection is particularly interested in (1) the relationships within and among these markets with an international perspective and (2) the market microstructure of developed and emerging financial markets. Papers with rigorous empirical research methods and practical applications in international financial markets are most welcomed.

Dr. Yiuman Tse
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • International financial markets
  • Market relationships
  • Market microstructure
  • Developed and emerging financial markets
  • Empirical research methods

Published Papers (3 papers)

2020

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Article
Corporate Bond Market in Poland—Prospects for Development
J. Risk Financial Manag. 2020, 13(12), 306; https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm13120306 - 02 Dec 2020
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Abstract
The Polish corporate bond market does not have a history as long as the American one, however, it is characterized by stable annual growth. The growth of the market is related to the growth of its liquidity and is determined by a number [...] Read more.
The Polish corporate bond market does not have a history as long as the American one, however, it is characterized by stable annual growth. The growth of the market is related to the growth of its liquidity and is determined by a number of entities, both on the demand and the supply side. The aim of the study was to present the structure of the Catalyst market and bond trading in Poland. The study also discusses the market’s development and identifies the factors that determine this development. Based on reports concerning trading on the Catalyst market, a huge growth was noticed in the 10 years since the market’s establishment. Forecasts indicate that the growth will continue. The outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic will cause the market development to be slower than the model’s forecast, although the data for the first nine months of 2020 suggest that the upward trend will be maintained. Moreover, for the market to continue to thrive, a rating must be compulsory for corporate bond issuers. A comparison of the ratings of individual issuers enables investors to analyze the risk and profitability of corporate bonds in an easier way. Full article
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2019

Jump to: 2020

Article
Dynamic Responses of Major Equity Markets to the US Fear Index
J. Risk Financial Manag. 2019, 12(4), 156; https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm12040156 - 25 Sep 2019
Cited by 4 | Viewed by 1059
Abstract
This study examines the reaction of four major equity markets of the world to the US equity market fear index, i.e., the Chicago Board of Trade Volatility Index (VIX). The VIX is designed to perform as a leading indicator of the volatility in [...] Read more.
This study examines the reaction of four major equity markets of the world to the US equity market fear index, i.e., the Chicago Board of Trade Volatility Index (VIX). The VIX is designed to perform as a leading indicator of the volatility in equity markets. Our paper examines the daily data for the period of 2013 through 2018. We find that during this period there were three significant breaks in the data. Impulse responses from the structural vector autoregressive model estimation show that, in the first and second subperiods that cover from 6/2013 through 5/2016, equity market volatility in the US, UK, France, and Germany responded to structural shocks to the VIX. Nonlinear Granger causality tests confirm these findings. However, in the post Brexit-vote era, equity indices neither react to VIX structural shocks nor are caused by these shocks. Full article
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Article
Book-To-Market Decomposition, Net Share Issuance, and the Cross Section of Global Stock Returns
J. Risk Financial Manag. 2019, 12(2), 90; https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm12020090 - 22 May 2019
Cited by 1 | Viewed by 1040
Abstract
This paper provides global evidence supporting the hypothesis that expected return models are enhanced by the inclusion of variables that describe the evolution of book-to-market—changes in book value, changes in price, and net share issues. This conclusion is supported using data representing North [...] Read more.
This paper provides global evidence supporting the hypothesis that expected return models are enhanced by the inclusion of variables that describe the evolution of book-to-market—changes in book value, changes in price, and net share issues. This conclusion is supported using data representing North America, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Results are highly consistent across all global regions and hold for small and big market capitalization subsets as well as in different subperiods. Variables measured over the past twelve months are more relevant than variables measured over the past thirty-six months, demonstrating that recent news is more important than old news. Full article
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