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Author Diouf, Mame Astou.

Title Financing Growth in the WAEMU Through the Regional Securities Market
Published Washington : International Monetary Fund, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (23 pages)
Series IMF Working Papers
IMF Working Papers
Contents Cover; Contents; I. Introduction; II. Institutional Framework and Market Instruments; Figures; Figure 1. Organigram of the WAEMU Securities Market; III. Recent Developments; Figure 2. WAEMU: Issuance of Debt Securities, 2001-10; Tables; Table 1. WAEMU: Government Debt Issues, 2010; Table 2. WAEMU: Issuance of Long-Term Securities, 1999-2010; IV. Determinants of Interest Rates: Yield Curve and Principal Component Analysis; Table 3. WAEMU Countries' Sovereign Debt Ratings; Figure 3. WAEMU: Determinants of T-bills' Interest Rates, 2010
Figure 4. WAEMU: Government Issues Profiling Using Principal Component Analysis, 2010V. Challenges Ahead; VI. Conclusion and Policy Recommendations; References; Annex 1. Issuers on the WAEMU Bond Market; Table 1. WAEMU: Issues of Securities, 2001-2010; Annex 2. Principal Component Analysis: Detailed Results for Government Securities Issued in 2010; Figure 1. WAEMU: PCA on Government Securities, 2010
Summary The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) regional securities market saw increasing activity in the last decade, but still fell short of supplying sufficient long-term financing for growth-enhancing public and private investment projects. In addition to providing an institutional background, this paper studies recent developments and the determinants of interest rates on the market?using yield curve and principal component analyses. It also identifies challenges and prospective reforms that could help the region reap the full benefits of a more dynamic securities market and assesses
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Subject Investments -- Africa, West.
Securities -- Africa, West.
Form Electronic book
Author Boutin-Dufresne, Fran├žois, 1976-
ISBN 1475563906