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An overview of the market for risk management products

An overview of the market for risk management products Outlines the development of risk management products, reviews relevant research and identifies reasons for their rapid growth. Reports a study of US public issues of securities from 1962 to 1998 which examines the introduction and longevity of various types; and analyses the issuers and leading underwriters for each and the countries involved. Confirms the important role of banks and financial institutions in the market and shows that Europe is the leading area for the issue of currency securities and demand for both these and interest rate securities. Adds that Japanese underwriters lead in currency securities and US underwriters in interest rate securities. Provides a glossary of technical terms. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Managerial Finance Emerald Publishing

An overview of the market for risk management products

Managerial Finance , Volume 26 (3): 24 – Mar 1, 2000

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0307-4358
DOI
10.1108/03074350010766530
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Abstract

Outlines the development of risk management products, reviews relevant research and identifies reasons for their rapid growth. Reports a study of US public issues of securities from 1962 to 1998 which examines the introduction and longevity of various types; and analyses the issuers and leading underwriters for each and the countries involved. Confirms the important role of banks and financial institutions in the market and shows that Europe is the leading area for the issue of currency securities and demand for both these and interest rate securities. Adds that Japanese underwriters lead in currency securities and US underwriters in interest rate securities. Provides a glossary of technical terms.

Journal

Managerial FinanceEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 2000

Keywords: Accounting research; Derivatives; Securities markets; Financial institutions; Europe; USA; Asia; Japan

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