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Quantifying the effects of the inclusion and segregation of Contracts for Difference in Australian equity markets
This study examines the effects that Contracts for Difference (CFDs) have had on theAustralian equity market, either as an accelerant for mispricing, or as a source of increased marketfunctionality through the addition of ...
From boom to bust? The financial performance of city and county councils
A framework to assess the financial performance of city and county councils in Ireland is applied to the recent boom and bust period. Based on previous work, our financial performance measurement framework assesses ...
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 ...
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 ...