holdings of foreign equities have increased, so have they increased as a share of total foreign equity market
capitalization: from less than 6 percent in 1994 to about 10 percent in 1997 and to 11.5 percent in 2001 (table 2).
transactions as a proxy for more general foreign equity market
activity in these countries, then an estimate of U.S.
The company opened an office in London last fall to facilitate research and trading in the foreign equity market
, and plans to have six full-time employees by the end of the year.
One company may prefer to start with a bond issue to improve its global recognition, then continue with a listing on a target market and conclude with sale of a directed share issue to investors on that particular foreign equity market
. Another company may go straight to the target market with a listing and an issue in one shot.
Investing in foreign equity markets
works in the same way as buying domestic equities with an added currency effect.
Europe and Japan remain favorite foreign equity markets
and, for some strategists, India as well.
For end September, they still indicate great buying opportunities in foreign equity markets
, primarily EMU markets that are substantially below their fair value index (Austria -48%, Italy -53%, Portugal -22%, Spain -31%) but also Japan on -29%.
Major foreign equity markets
; key commodities including gold, silver and oil and 4Q currency ranges are also covered.
BNP Paribas is to act as Mediobanca's custodian bank on foreign equity markets
. It will also function as its clearing agent on foreign regulated derivative markets.
As much as foreign equity markets
offer great potential for reward, so too, says Colyer, do overseas bond markets.
ETFs afford a convenient gateway to the most aggressive investment instruments (think emerging foreign equity markets
and commodities) and the most conservative, such as Treasury Bills.