Financial Market Trends

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OECD’s twice-yearly journal providing timely analyses and statistics on financial matters of topical interest and longer-term developments in specific financial sectors. Each issue provides a brief update of trends and prospects in the international and major domestic financial markets along with articles covering such topics as structural and regulatory developments in OECD financial systems, trends in foreign direct investment, trends in privatization, and financial sector statistics covering areas such as bank profitability, insurance, and institutional investors.

Periodically, a small number of articles within one field of financial sector developments – constituting the so-called special focus for the particular issue – may be included.


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OECD's journal on financial markets.  In addition to the analysis of recent trends, this issue includes articles on challenges for the euro area, reforming the Korean banking system, shrinking a government bond market, and privatisation trends.

Table of Contents

-Highlights of Recent Developments in Financial Markets
-Special Focus: Challenges for the Euro Area
--Impact of the Euro on Financial Markets
--EMU and the Evolution of Financial Structure
--EU Government Bond Markets in the Euro
--Challenges for the ECB
-Reforming the Korean Banking System
-Financial Market Implications of Shrinking a Government Bond Market
-Privatisation Trends
-Recent Statistics on OECD Institutional Investors

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