Tag: Market

Report on the European Bond Market – November 2010 to April 2012

This report describes the performance of the European bond market for the last 18 months and evaluates the impact of the major events, causes and factors which affected the sovereign and corporate bond market during this period. The report also provides the future of the European bond market based on the political scenario prevailing in …

The organisations are facing the increased level of competition throughout the world and in order to be a part of this competition and to maximize their share in the market or to increase the profits

Introduction In today’s era the organizations are facing the increased level of competition throughout the world and in order to be a part of this competition and to maximize their share in the market or to increase the profits, they must always keep an eye on the changing environment of the business world and should …

In organisations pay rates are influenced by several factors, such as: the intrinsic value of the job, the internal and external relativities and the market inflation.

Introduction Every job should be valued to be given a rate of pay. The intrinsic value of a job is based on the amount of responsibility, the level of competences, and the degree of skills required to perform the job (Armstrong and Murlis, 2007). Nevertheless, the intrinsic value depends on other characteristics, such as: the …

Islamic credit in Britain financial market and especially for the Islamic bank of Britain.

Introduction I m aiming in my dissertation to built a model of Islamic credit in Britain financial market and especially for the Islamic bank of Britain. There is no Islamic Credit Card present at the moment in the Britain and the only Islamic financial institute is Islamic Bank Of Britain. My study is based on …

Testing the hypothesis that monetary policy responds to stock market movements

Abstract This paper highlights a problem in using the OLS model of Taylor’s rule, including lagged value of fed funds rate and stock index’s return to address whether the monetary policy should respond to asset prices movement or not. However, to know more exactly about the direct or indirect relationship between stock prices and the …

Test the Efficiency of Chinese Stock Market

Introduction 1. Background Osborne (1959) proposed that the movements of stock price are similar to the “Brownian motion” in the area of chemistry which mentions the never-ending and disorder movement of the particles that suspended in liquid or gas. Since the feature of “random walk”, the path of the share price is unpredictable. Fama also …

The Stock Market Crash of 1929

Abstract The paper investigates the causative factors of the 1929 stock market crash. With help of the economic data and previous researches, it has been highlighted that the tight monetary policy led to the crash and subsequent economic failure in 1932. Besides other factors, the prime lesson from the crash for investors in the 21st …

ALTERNATIVE LABOUR MARKET THEORIES AND PAY STRATEGIES AND PRACTICES

Introduction The labour market includes all markets in which people sell their mental and physical services in employment from which they earn their living (Kersley 2006). It is a part of the economy in which various kinds of industrial and commercial services intermediated by people are brought, sold and priced. Employment, therefore, refers to participation …

The credit and debit card market environment has been affected significantly by the economic situation, in which a variety of macro environmental, industrial and internal company factors have had an impact on participating companies.

1. INTRODUCTION Barclaycard is a market-leading provider of credit and debit cards within the UK. With 8.4 million customers, we have built a considerably reputation of growth and innovativeness over the years. However recent external and internal issues in the credit card market have had significant effects on the opportunities and threats present within Barclaycard. …

Implications of labour market flexibility on Human Resource Management

Introduction Over the past few decades, there has been an increase in demand for greater labour flexibility, driven primarily by increases in international competition and advances in technology (Vincente-Lorente & Suarez-Gonzalez 2007). Given the intense competition and the speed of technological change, there has been a proliferation of non-standard forms of employment such as outsourcing, …

The Impact of Trading Volumes on Stock Market Volatility and Returns: A Case of the Swiss Stock Market

1. Introduction 1.1. Background to the Study There is a general consensus among financial economists that the distribution of stock returns can be completely described by two moments: (i) the conditional mean; and (ii) the conditional variance (volatility). The conditional mean is the lower moment, which is difficult to predict. In contrast, the conditional variance …

Long-term performance of IPOs: Evidence from Singapore Market

Introduction Stock markets are a key part of the capitalistic economic system as they bring together those in need of capital and those with surplus capital to invest. Initial public offerings of companies whose share capital had previously been privately held provides just such an opportunity. The IPO process entails due diligence and pricing by …

Critically evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of England being a mixed economy rather than a pure command or completely free-market.

Abstract: Different economies of the world choose one of the three economic systems: command economy, free market economy, and mixed economy to suit their needs and aims most appropriately. While each of these economic systems have their own advantages and disadvantages, most of the economies of the world are currently mixed economies. The command economy …