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How have contracts for difference affected Irish equity market volatility?
(The Economic and Social Review, 2014)
Contracts for Difference (CFDs) have existed for less than twenty years and the markethas grown significantly up to the period before the recent international crises. This paper presentsan analysis of how CFDs have affected ...
The Eurozone: Saved by the Bell
(Institute of Bankers, Dublin, 2012)
The article focuses on the European Central Bank (ECB) as a lender of last resort (LOLR) for the government bond markets of the Eurozone. It states that the increase of bond yields in the European crisis changed the liquidity ...
Have Exchange Traded Funds influenced commodity market volatility?
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have existed since the late 1980s, but were first traded on commodity markets in the early 2000s. Their inception has been linked by some market analysts with the large commodity price increases ...