The Development of Money Markets in Asia
13 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Date Written: September 1, 2008
The depth and breadth of money markets in Asia have improved significantly over the past decade, yet many are still characterised by segmentation and a low degree of cross-border integration. Admittedly, the underdevelopment of Asia’s money markets worked to the region’s advantage during the recent turmoil by insulating it to some degree from the shocks that disrupted more developed money markets. Nonetheless, the turmoil provides authorities and market participants in Asia with an opportunity to learn from experiences elsewhere in their efforts to realise the full benefits offered by well functioning money markets.
JEL Classification: E44, E52, E58, F42
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