Publications in: Financial markets and Institutions

The Costs and Benefits of Integration of EU Mortgage Markets

Subsector:Financial markets and Institutions
Published: August, 2005
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by the European Commission – DG Internal Market and Services to study the costs and benefits of new initiatives that would lead to the full integration of markets for residential mortgages and home loans in the 25 EU Member States. The report estimates these costs and benefits and also assesses the […]

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Securities Trading, Clearing, Central Counterparties and Settlement in EU 25 – an Overview of Current Arrangements

Subsector:Market studies
Published: June, 2005
Document type:Report

The report provides a description of the securities trading, clearing and settlement infrastructures of the cash equities and bonds markets in the 25 Member States of the EU (as of March 2005) and an assessment of the nature of the vertical agreements between the trading, clearing and settlement infrastructures.

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Valuing Assets Using Real Options: An Application to Deregulated Electricity Markets

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: 2005
Document type:Staff publication

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 17, 2, 2005. Swinand, G., Rufin, C. and Chetan, S.

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A Review of the All-Island Financial Services Sector

Subsector:Financial services
Published: November, 2004
Document type:Report

This report for InterTradeIreland provides an analysis of the size, scale, employment and earnings of the sector in Northern Ireland, Ireland, and in the island as a whole. It also assesses the extent of cross-border trade in financial services and the significance of perceived barriers to cross-border trade. Finally, the report examines the options to […]

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Overview of EU25 Securities Trading, Clearing, Central Counterparties, and Securities Settlement

Subsector:Financial markets and Institutions
Published: February, 2004
Document type:Report

The report for the European Commission – DG Competition provides a pan-European overview of trading, clearing and central counterparties, settlement, and custody, of equity, corporate and government bonds, and the related infrastructures (exchanges, clearing institutions and central counterparties, central securities depositories and international central securities depositories at primary level and international central securities depositories and […]

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European Financial Market Integration. Distant Dream or Nascent Reality?

Subsector:Financial markets and Institutions
Published: 2004
Document type:Staff publication

World Economics, 5, 3, July–September 2004. Muller, P.

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London and Foreign Direct Inward Investment

Subsector:Financial markets and Institutions
Published: November, 2003
Document type:Report

London Economics was commissioned by Greater London Authority (GLA) Economics to undertake a study on how London as a world city contributes to attract foreign direct inward investment (FDI) into the United Kingdom, and the risks to London’s attractiveness for FDI in the future. The report reviews recent trends in direct foreign inward investment into […]

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Financial Markets and the Funding of Enterprises in the European Union: What Future?

Subsector:Labour market economics
Published: July, 2003
Document type:Report

This report uses scenarios to explore the future landscape of the financial services industry in the European Union. The question posed is whether the structure of business finance will shift towards greater reliance on capital markets, equity and bonds, and away from bank finance. After reviewing the key factors that drove change in the nineties, […]

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Quantification of the Macro-Economic Impact of Integration of EU Financial Markets

Subsector:Financial markets and Institutions
Published: November, 2002
Document type:Report

“Financial Market Integration and Economic Growth: Quantifying the Effects”. European Commission. Brussels, Belgium. 19 February, 2003.

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Quantification of the Macro-Economic Impact of Integration of EU Financial Markets – Executive Summary

Subsector:Financial markets and Institutions
Published: November, 2002
Document type:Report

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